PHS learners are actively developing their skills in the following areas: 

  • Time management – the ability to manage time wisely using appropriate tools in order to accomplish all necessary and important tasks each day, week, month and year of their life. This skill involves the ability to prioritize and ask for help, when needed. 
  • Study Skills – techniques used to learn and understand new material. This would also include better understanding themselves and how they learn best. Learning new material may be challenging, but when utilizing a few simple techniques and continued practice, learners are able to master concepts and skills. 
  • Test-taking Strategies – these are learned strategies to understand test questions, identify key words and phrases to eliminate certain responses, work thru test problems in a timely manner, and manage test anxiety. 

These are some helpful websites that focus on each of the above areas: