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Spring Grove, Illinois Tutoring Programs

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Spring Grove District and Curriculum

The curriculum used in both the elementary and secondary districts follows the Illinois Learning Standards, which establish what students need to learn, but do not tell teachers how to teach. Teachers have the freedom to create lesson plans and tailor instruction to the unique needs of the students in their classroom. Teachers and school leaders determine how the standards are to be taught and establish the curriculum, allowing for flexibility and creativity in the classroom. There is an emphasis on Math and Language Arts, especially during the early years, and they are taught in a manner that the lessons relate to all other subject that students are taking.

We currently cover the following Spring Grove-area school districts: Nippersink School District 2 and Richmond Burton Community High School District 157.

Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Spring Grove District Curriculum

The Illinois Learning Standards curriculum gives detailed objectives for what students need to know and should be able to do at each grade level so they are ready to succeed in college and careers. Each year, students need to be able to draw on lessons from the past to understand more complex topics. The curriculum stresses more participatory and engaged learning in the classroom with less emphasis on scripted instruction and multiple choice tests. Students are also asked to apply and demonstrate their knowledge.

The math curriculum focuses on how each type of math is used in real world applications. For example, students practice applying mathematical ways of thinking to real world issues and challenges which prepares students to think and reason mathematically. They learn how to analyze quantitative data and construct mathematical models to predict outcomes. When students have the skills and knowledge needed in today’s job market, the hope is that our communities will be strong and competitive in the global economy.

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Keeping Informed: Recent Spring Grove Educational News

  • Academic Team - The high school Academic Team represents the school in academic competitions such as Scholar Bowl, Mathletics, and Science Olympiad. Students work as a team to develop their knowledge and prepare for upcoming events.
  • Performing Arts - The high school has a long tradition of producing theatrical performances, both dramas and musicals, for the benefit of the whole community. Students who are interested in acting, directing, set design, costumes are all welcome to participate.
  • Booster Club - The Booster Club is a community-based group that helps to support the extracurricular activities that the students enjoy. They help with travel expenses, costumes and uniforms, and other expenses associated with the popular groups and organizations that the students join.

Spring Grove 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: Course List

Students should work closely with their guidance counselors in planning their course of study as their transcripts will be a part of their college application portfolio. Demonstrating the interest and ability in advanced courses helps a transcript to stand out. The transcript contains two key items: the earned grade point average (GPA) and the course list. This is a list of the classes the student took in high school. It’s important to consider these two items together. A student with a high GPA in relatively easy classes might appear misleadingly strong, whereas a student with a lower GPA in rigorous courses might appear weaker than s/he is. Of course, the best scenario is for a student to have rigorous courses and to do well in them, but this isn’t always possible.