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Rochelle, Illinois Tutoring Programs
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Rochelle District and Curriculum
Rochelle Community Consolidated District and Rochelle Township High School District use Illinois Learning Standards as the curricular framework for academic learning. These standards incorporate Common Core expectations in Math and Language Arts and provide a college and career preparedness approach to learning in these and other academic subjects. Rochelle Township High School also offers many extracurricular opportunities, from sports to arts, music, and academic and special interest clubs. Students are encouraged to pursue community service in the wider community as well.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Rochelle District Curriculum
The districts provides a safe atmosphere for students, with clear expectations for what students should learn each year. The Illinois Learning Standards curriculum is competitive and offers challenges while maintaining support. Teachers strive to individualize educational experiences while also intervening when necessary to ensure success for all students. Students are encouraged to take control of their own learning and develop an appreciation for learning even after graduation.
The curriculum promotes critical thinking and reading, analytical writing skills and encourages science literacy and problem solving skills. Students read difficult texts, both hard copy and digital. They read for understanding but also to examine how the piece was assembled, to discuss the fallibility of the author, and to develop their own ideas on the topic. Students come up with theses based on their reading and gather evidence to support these ideas in well-reasoned essays and oral presentations.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Rochelle Educational News
- National Honor Society - Students who demonstrate excellence in academics and personal conduct are often nominated for the prestigious National Honor Society. This organization helps students achieve their goals of going to college and recognizes students for their contributions to their high school.
- Student Council - Students who are interested in politics and participating in organizing the events of their school may choose to participate in the Student Council. Most seats are gained through an election process, and students are able to work with faculty and administrators to improve their school.
- Natural Helpers - A group that works to improve their school and local community is the Natural Helpers. Students come together with ideas about the assistance they can provide to students and other members of the community and work to implement their ideas.
Rochelle 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: Demonstrated Interest
Demonstrated Interest is a powerful and useful thing. What it means is that a student is engaged and interested in a particular college and has shown that in a tangible way. Think of it like this: if you’re picking a sports team from a group of people, who do you want to pick? Maybe one person appears athletic, but also appears bored and disinterested. Another appears less athletic but is very enthusiastic. All things being equal, which are you going to pick? The enthusiastic one, of course, because that person is more likely to push him/herself to succeed. That person is more likely to be a team player and to participate. College, and really, everything, follows the same principle. So you have to demonstrate that you are the enthusiastic one so you’ll get picked to play.