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Study Skills

Learning how to motivate yourself, being organized, and knowing how to learn and study based on your personality are all key elements to being successful in school.  Please feel free to use the guides and links below to help you in your educational journey.   

Study Guides and Strategies- A One Stop Site for ALL Study Questions

Study Skills Handbook

Managing Stress

Time Management

Handling Academic Underachievement

Learning as a Student Athlete or Student Performer

Developing Self-Discipline

Motivate Yourself!

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How to Use The Portal and School Website

If you have come this far in your exploration of www.parrasmiddle.org, you are well on your way to understanding how to use technology to help you in your studies. 

Please view the powerpoint presentation below to learn how to use the portal, teacher websites, and online tutoring program. 

 

Use Technology to Help with Academics

Get Homework Updates From Google Classroom!

Parents can sign up to receive daily or weekly emails from each class regarding homework and classwork.  Read to learn more:  

 

Google Guardian Summary for Parents

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Organization

Need Help With Organization?

Check out some tips from our Organizational Bootcamp!

Organizational Bootcamp Strategies

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Test Taking Skills

Many students have mastered the art of turning in homework and classwork, but doing well on tests is still a challenge.  A poor test score can pull a student's grade down dramatically.  Below are some resources for preparing for tests. 

Test Taking Strategies Presentation

Tips for Test Taking

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Tutoring

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Hire a high school student to tutor you or your child for a low fee. 

Redondo Beach Public Library Free Online Tutoring

Instant message a professional tutor for help on all subjects. 

Tutorial Period

                
Tutorial is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2:20 p.m. to 2:50 p.m. 
 
*Extra help at “Closed Tutorials” if your agenda is stamped with “TUTORIAL REQUIRED”
 
*Extra help at open tutorials
 
*Extra time for homework at Study Hall
 
Students can sign up for specific tutorials on their chromebook during Advisement that day
 
You must stay in the tutorial you go to.