Educational & Community Resources
Teaching & Learning Resources
Resources for parents from the Woodridge 68 Teaching & Learning office.
This toolkit will help you navigate your child’s journey from pre-kindergarten through high school. It is designed to help you track and support progress at each stage.
Help Children Thrive at School
What parents and caregivers can ask and do to help children thrive at school: a parent checklist. While your child’s education begins at home, this tool provides you with a set of questions to ask, and important issues to consider when approaching your child’s teachers, principals and counselors about his or her development.
Absences Add Up: How School Attendance Influences Student Success
This state-by-state analysis of national testing data demonstrates that students who miss more school than their peers consistently score lower on standardized tests, a result that holds true at every age, in every demographic group, and in every state and city tested.
Social and Emotional Learning Research Group
Research-based resources on parenting, social and emotional learning, and school-family partnerships from University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Psychology.
Common Sense Media
Common Sense is the nation's leading independent nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering kids to thrive in a world of media and technology. Families, educators, and policymakers turn to Common Sense for unbiased information and trusted advice to help them learn how to harness the positive power of media and technology for all kids.
Internet Learning Center
Explore online tutorials to learn how to make the most of your home Internet connection. If you'd like to get more hands on, search for and enroll in a free computer class offered near you.
A personalized learning resource for all ages. Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.
Greater Good Science Center
Greater good in action - science-based practice for a meaningful life. Build happiness, resilience, connection & more with research-backed tools on this website.
Village of Woodridge
Rich in natural beauty, Woodridge is situated on the high ground overlooking the DuPage River and populated by heavy stands of oaks and maples. The first residents of this area were the Potawatomi Indians; however, by the early 1800s, the Indians left the area with the large influx of settlers. Woodridge was incorporated as a Village on August 24, 1959, with a population of about 459 residents.
Woodridge Park District
Founded in 1969, the Woodridge Park District serves approximately 35,500 residents, offers more than 1,000 programs each year, and maintains five facilities and 60 community and neighborhood parks and sites, woodlands, wetlands, bikeways and open space totaling 655 acres. Facilities include the ARC, Cypress Cove Family Aquatic Park, Village Greens Golf Course and the Community Center.
Athletic Recreation Center (ARC)
Fitness and sports for everyone. The ARC is owned and operated by the Woodridge Park District.
Woodridge Public Library
Woodridge Public Library: Providing our community opportunities to learn, enjoy, and explore. Woodridge Public Library is a dynamic leader and valued partner in the community - the center for Innovation; Lifelong Learning and Enrichment; and Vibrant and Customer-focused Service.
Chamber630 is one of the largest business organizations in DuPage County. Our 700 Members span 50+ municipalities, 70 zip codes and 9 counties. They range from small, family-owned companies and start-ups to large international corporations and everything in between. They offer these businesses marketing opportunities, legislative advocacy, workforce development, and a connection to the residential and business communities of Central DuPage County.
Just a few miles from Chicago, the 38 communities of DuPage County combine the excitement of one of the country's top metropolitan areas with the comfort, convenience and value of Chicago's western suburbs. Whether you come for business, pleasure, or a little of both, the friendly people of DuPage County are committed to making your stay here a memorable one.
Driving DuPage Forward: DuPage County partners are uniting to create positive change across our communities
West Suburban Community Pantry
The West Suburban Community Pantry offers food for the hungry and resources to empower persons to improve their quality of life. Our vision is a community without hunger.
Community High School District 99
Community High School District 99 is located in Downers Grove, Illinois. Our two-school high school district includes Downers Grove North High School and Downers Grove South High School—two of the most prominent high schools in the Chicago area and in Illinois. Both schools have a rich history of excellence in academics, performing arts, athletics and activities.