Academic Resources

As a student you will need to utilize resources to enhance the academic skills that you have gained. From staying organized, memorization techniques, gaining a deeper understanding, or finding a tutor for assistance, the Learning Center at SI is a great academic resource to use that has caring and knowledgeable staff members who will assist you. Your teacher is available to assist you in achieving success in the classroom; know your teachers' office hours and communicate with them to make an appointment. Feeling confident and prepared will promote success, so take ownership of your learning by using resources to aid in your education.

Additional Resources:

Learning Center

Academic Services

  • Creation of Individualized Learning Profiles
  • Study Skills Assistance
  • School Testing Accommodations
  • National Standardized Testing Accommodations
  • Note Taking
  • Assistive Technology - SmartPens, Audio Books, OneNote, Inspiration 9, Wynn Software, Dragon Dictation, etc.
  • Visit our website for more information, www.siprep.org/LC

Tutoring Hours: 

  • Monday - Thursday: 7:45 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • Fridays: during school hours

For more information, please contact Ms. Amy Harms.

Resource Room Schedules

If you need subject-specific tutoring, go to our Drop in Tutoring Resource Area in Wilsey Library.  The teacher tutoring schedule is posted here.

 

Make-up Testing Room is in Room 103.

1) Click on teacher's name on the registration page
2) Fill out the sign-in form which will send an email to the teacher, notifying him or her that the test is being taken
3) Show the proctor your student body ID card.
4) Return the test to the proctor 

Teacher Office Hours

Quizlet

Quizlet is the largest flash cards and study games website with over 12 million free sets of flashcards covering every possible subject. It's the best place to play educational games, memorize vocabulary and study online. Learn More.

Additional Resources

How to Connect with Your Counselor

Students have the opportunity to meet with their counselors (Personal/Academic Counselor and College Counselor) in two ways:

Students are always encouraged to request appointments as needed by visiting the Counseling Center on the 2nd floor to request an appointment either in two ways:

  1. In person (appointment slips are available in the center)
  2. Email your counselor

Please note:  even in the age of advanced technology, counselors may take up to 48 hours to respond to an appointment request.  Overall, counselors do their best to maintain a 24 hour response to time.

When students meet with their personal/academic counselor or college counselor, all conversations are considered confidential. Confidentiality can not be maintained if the student is in imminent danger includes being harmed, harming self or others, or when legal requirements demand that confidential information be revealed [American School Counselor Association (ASCA) code of ethics].  Our primary obligation to our students is recognizing isuses of personal safety that need to be addressed. While students are encouraged to discuss any topic of question or concern with their counselors, it is important to note that counselors do not provide therapy for students and families, but will support the needs of students through counseling meetings and provide resources for therapeutic intervention as needed.

Study Skills

iPad Apps

The Official SAT Question of the Day
Pretty self-explanatory: this app helps you obtain the official SAT question of the day from the Collegeboard. [iTunes link]

Dictionary.com
Free:  Your own personal dictionary that follows you everywhere on your iPad. [iTunes link]

iTunes U
Get complete courses from top universities and other schools in various subject areas. [iTuneslink]

SAT Voc:  Mindsnacks
Free app that involves games and fun graphics to increase one's SAT vocabulary.  [iTunes link]

Things
Become a task manager and get organized!  This app will student to electronically get more organized with their busy schedule.  [iTunes link]

Dragon Diction
Great for the slow typer.  Record your voice on your iPad and get lengthly emails and documents typed for you. [iTunes link]

Flash My Brain Flashcards
Your iPad can become your new flashcard maker to help you study.  [iTunes link]

Outliner for iPad
Organize your thoughts, tasks and projects.  It is your to do list app.  [iTunes link]

Evernote
A free app to help you write notes, reminders that can follow you on your iPad and smartphone.  [iTunes link]

iStudiez Pro
Award winning app to help students meet their deadlines for all their assignments.  [iTunes link]

Calculator for the iPad
Forgot your calculator?  Here is a free normal and scientific calculator for your iPad.  [iTunes link]

Fiske Interactive College Guide
It is the number #1 best selling guide with over 30 information on colleges and universities.  [iTunes link]

Math Ref
Have over 1,400 formuals, figures, example of equations on your iPad.  [iTunes link]

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