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Tutoring

There are countless resources to help your student improve his or her understanding of a subject. Explore the resources below and contact the tutor of your choice directly to learn more.
 

PAPER ONLINE TUTORING

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DHHS HOMEWORK CENTER

Offered Mondays - Thursdays between 2:55-3:55pm, drop in to the Homework Center to get help in multiple subject areas and begin to improve your grades. 
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PEER TUTORING

Tutoring is offered by Dana Hills High students who are also members of the National Honor SocietyThere is no cost for their services.
 
NHS members must tutor a minimum of three hours per semester as part of their service to the DHHS community as well as maintain a minimum 3.75 weighted GPA each semester in order to remain "in good standing" with the National Honor Society. They must have exceptional character, leadership ability, and moral integrity.
 
Please contact your Counselor for a list of available student tutors.
 

TEACHER SUPPORT

Many teachers are available outside of class time and by appointment. Students must contact teachers as times and days may vary.
 

PRIVATE TUTORS

There are a number of private companies that offer tutoring services. Also, retired and current teachers offer tutoring and will advertise their services. A web search can help you find these private tutors. 

HELPFUL STUDY LINKS

Quizlet  A fantastic free online study guide that's fun to use.  You can create online flashcards, study for tests, practice your SAT, study with friends and there's a mobile app, too.
 
Grammarly This will check our grammar and spelling online before you turn in your work.  Just paste and copy into the site and it will help you look your best in print.  It also checks for plagiarism before you get into trouble.
 
Khan Academy Learn for free about math, art, computer programming, economics, physics, chemistry, biology, medicine, finance, history, and more. Khan Academy is a non-profit educational organization created in 2006 by educator Salman "Sal" Khan with the aim of providing a "free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere".
 

STUDY TIPS

Tips to Improve Study Skills:
  • Develop a study routine, each day and throughout the week.
  • Always try and study at the same place and the same time.
  • Keep a daily “to-do” list
  • Choose one or two places where you can study regularly.
  • Set goals for yourself.
  • Do your reading assignments before the material is discussed in class.
  • Note-taking is also a skill that can be learned
  • When it comes to long assignments or projects, it is important NOT to wait until the last minute.
  • No cramming the night before tests! Space out your studying and get enough sleep the night before.