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Peru, Illinois Tutoring Programs

Get started with SchoolTutoring Academy’s tutoring programs for Peru, Illinois students. Start with a FREE ACADEMIC ASSESSMENT with an Academic Director. Our flagship tutoring programs are available starting at $199.99/month (about $25/hour)

Peru District and Curriculum

The elementary and secondary school districts which students from Peru attend both follow the Illinois Learning Standards (ILS). The Illinois Learning Standards are rigorous and intended to prepare all students for college and career. One goal of the statewide curriculum is to ensure that if students move between districts they will still be on the same path of learning. The curriculum is intended to provide an equal education for all students, regardless of location, different learning styles, or any other perceived difference. The curriculum focuses on critical thinking skills, analytical writing and effective communication skills, science literacy and problem solving skills, as well as mathematics.

We currently cover the following Peru-area school districts: Peru Elementary District 124 and LaSalle-Peru Township High School District 120.

Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Peru District Curriculum

The Illinois Learning Standards recently updated their curriculum in Science, Math, and English Language Arts so that students are receiving the highest quality education in these core subjects. The new expectations introduce a higher degree of critical thinking skills and offer students more opportunities to do project-based learning. They also provide educators with more ways to integrate these subjects so that students recognize how the skills they develop in each subject lend to their understanding of other material.

The English Language Arts curriculum integrates reading, writing, verbal communication and listening, and research skills with the recognition that students will use these skills in all subjects. Students read complex texts, both fiction and informational texts, for comprehension and author intent. They write analytical essays, using evidence they have gathered from the text to support their claims. Mathematics classes focus on a greater depth of learning, so that students understand mathematical concepts, rather than just memorizing formulas.


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Keeping Informed: Recent Peru Educational News

  • Future Business Leaders of America - Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) is a popular extracurricular group for students who are interested in entering the world of business. Students learn about how businesses are started and run, and work with local businesses in the community to understand how they become successful. Students also attend conferences and competitions, develop entrepreneurial skills, and learn how to collaborate with others.
  • Scholastic Bowl - Students who are interested in participating in academic competition are invited to join the Scholastic Bowl group. Students develop their knowledge in all academic subjects and work as teams on challenges presented in competition. This is an excellent extracurricular for students interested in attending a competitive college.
  • Art Club - The Art Club is a great choice for budding artists and gives students the chance to work with different medium to develop their talents. Students also put on exhibitions for the school and community, and in doing so hone their exhibition skills. They also have opportunities to work together on public art displays.

Peru 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: Universities vs. Colleges

The primary difference between a college and a university is how they’re organized. Universities are grouped according to departments, such as humanities or sciences, whereas colleges aren’t organized as strictly. At a college, multiple departments might share the same building, whereas at a university, different departments are usually in their own buildings. Colleges tend to be smaller, though some universities are as small as colleges. Private higher education establishments tend to be colleges, though some are universities, and public ones are usually universities. Because colleges tend to be smaller than universities, class sizes are usually smaller. Because colleges tend to be private and many universities are public, there exists an impression that colleges are more selective than universities. This can be true and it also might not be the case.

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