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Peoria Heights, Illinois Tutoring Programs
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Peoria Heights District and Curriculum
The Peoria Heights Community Unit School District follows the Illinois Learning Standards, a rigorous K-12 curriculum that uses a series of objectives to define what students should know and be able to do in each subject. The objectives call for students to learn a range of skills and concepts in each subject as well as the ability to think critically about what they are learning. They are also encouraged to find connections between different areas of learning to see how they connect. They are also assisted in developing a sense of independence in their learning so that they can self-direct their future learning experiences.
We currently cover the following Peoria Heights-area school district: Peoria Heights Community Unit School District 325.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Peoria Heights District Curriculum
The Illinois Learning Standards curriculum is strong and provides learning objectives that prepare students for competitive college and career opportunities. Students are given clear expectations for what they should learn by the end of each school year, and teachers are given the flexibility to tailor their lessons to fit the specific needs of individual students, whether that means helping a student catch up to grade level or offering more advanced work to keep a high-performing student challenged.
The curriculum focuses on critical thinking skills, critical reading skills, analytical writing skills, and science and math literacy. Students learn about the process used by scientists to study a theory and how to formulate their findings. They also learn how to attend to precision in mathematical problem-solving. Students learn how to communicate effectively in both written and oral forms in a variety of formats. They learn to support their opinions using facts and evidence, which they learn to gather through research.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Peoria Heights Educational News
- Scholastic Bowl - The Scholastic Bowl team represents the high school in academic competitions with other schools around the state. The competition covers a range of subjects and allows students to specialize in areas while working together as at team.
- WYSE Academic Challenge - WYSE, or Worldwide Youth in Science and Engineering, is an academically competitive group that takes on science and engineering challenges and competes against other teams on finding the most efficient and effective solution. Students work in teams of 14 on topics in Chemistry, English, Math, Biology, Computer Fundamentals, Engineering Graphics, and Physics.
- The Town Crier - Students at Peoria Heights HS have developed The Town Crier as its newspaper, news site, and online TV station. News about school issues and events are available and students are able to learn about journalism, publishing, editing, and many other skills that they may use after graduation.
Peoria Heights Tutors Can Help Your Student Succeed
SchoolTutoring Academy works with young learners and students, all the way up through high school. We offer Pre-K and Kindergarten Tutoring as well as Elementary School Tutoring to build a strong learning foundation early on. We also offer comprehensive tutoring across all school subjects.
Chalk Talk: Public University
There are many benefits to a public university that might not be obvious. Cost is the main one; because public universities are funded by the state, their tuition rates are much more affordable. In-state students get the largest discount, but even out-of-state students receive a much lower tuition rate than at most private colleges. Many public universities have very strong departments in fields that lead to higher-paying jobs, such as sciences, health care, and the like, so this can be a good option for students who have a clear plan for their futures. Because public universities tend to be larger, they also offer more options and opportunities, not just academically, but socially.