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Willowbrook, Illinois Tutoring Programs
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Willowbrook District and Curriculum
The school districts that serve Willowbrook students all follow the Illinois Learning Standards. The districts work for the continuous improvement of student achievement. Willowbrook High School provides a safe, productive atmosphere for students in which to learn. The school maintains clear, consistent, and fair expectations for its students, which are clearly communicated. The curriculum is well-researched and competitive and offers challenges while maintaining support. Teachers strive to individualize educational experiences while intervening when necessary to ensure success.
We currently cover the following Willowbrook-area school districts: Gower School District #62, Maercker Elementary School District #60, DuPage Township High School District #88, and Hinsdale Township High School District #86.
Educating Our Parents: Understanding the Willowbrook District Curriculum
The curriculum promotes critical thinking, critical reading, and analytical writing skills in its curriculum while also encouraging science literacy and problem solving skills so that students are well-prepared for life after graduation, whether they pursue post-secondary education or directly enter the workforce. Students read complex, challenging texts in several different formats. They are assessed on understanding, authorial intent, and structural issues. Students develop theses from their reading and do research to gather evidence to support these ideas in well-reasoned essays.
The school also offers several diverse extracurricular opportunities, from sports to arts, music, and clubs. The extracurriculars also connect students with workshops, conferences, and leadership experiences. Students are encouraged to pursue community service as well, both for the school and in the wider community. Students are encouraged to take control of their own learning to develop a lifelong love of learning. Students who become engaged in their school and with their peers are more likely to be engaged and active in their community after graduation.
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Keeping Informed: Recent Willowbrook Educational News
- Hinsdale Central High School Activities - Hinsdale Central High School offers many activities, clubs, sports teams, and interest-based activities to its students. In addition to the year round groups, there are also sponsored activities throughout the year put on by the groups to raise money, or awareness, or to bring students together.
- College Planning Resources - The counseling department at Hinsdale Central High School offers many resources to students to assist with their college planning needs. There is information about scholarships and financial aid, course of study resources, college guides, and other useful information.
- AP/Honors Workload Calculator - Hinsdale South High School offers students a useful tool with their AP/Honors Workload Calculator. It provides students with the subjects that offer AP courses, the specific courses available in each subject, and the expected amount of time that students will need to put into the coursework.
Willowbrook 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: Regular Decision
Regular Decision is a type of college application. It has the latest deadline of most applications, anywhere from December 1 to as late as March. It’s a no-frills application. It contains all the elements of a usual application without restrictions. The most important part of any application is the transcript, which contains a class list and the student’s GPA. Standardized test scores comes next, if the college accepts them. After that, it can depend on the college. Recommendations from teachers are very important, as they give insight into the student’s work ethic and ability. The personal essays give insight into the student’s personality and interests. The application itself is mostly just a list of personal information and doesn’t have a huge bearing on the process. The resume lists extracurricular activities, which can be of great interest to colleges.