About Josephine Schreiber

Josephine is a writer, mother, and avid reader. She homeschools her two daughters and teaches ELA and nature study classes at a co-op one day a week. When she isn't reading, writing, or teaching, she spends her free time hiking and practicing yoga with her girls.

Two Player Math Games You Can “Count” On

If you are the parent, teacher, or tutor of a student who is particularly resistant to practicing their math skills, you’re no doubt eager for strategies to engage them—enter, two player math games! Particularly in upper grade levels as the myth of “I suck at math” becomes more entrenched, finding ways to reinforce important mathematical [...]

By |2022-01-05T11:41:32-06:00January 5th, 2022|Learning Tips, Math, Teachers & Tutors|0 Comments

Realistic New Year’s Resolutions for Students

The start of a new year brings the excitement of new beginnings and a chance to reset from the previous year. It’s a perfect opportunity to consider New Year’s resolutions for students to help guide the coming 12 months. But while the promise of forming new, healthier habits is enticing, it’s important to remember that [...]

By |2022-01-11T17:01:44-06:00December 30th, 2021|Holidays, Learning Tips, Teachers & Tutors|0 Comments

Free Christmas Math Activities

Fight the holiday brain drain with these fun and engaging free Christmas math activities to incorporate into your classroom this holiday season. From hidden messages and color-by-numbers to linear systems and word problems, you’ll find no shortage of mathematical in this Yuletide spread. We’ve also included some unique Piqosity Christmas [...]

By |2022-01-11T17:02:08-06:00December 1st, 2021|Holidays, Math, Teachers & Tutors|0 Comments

Free Christmas Reading Activities & Writing Activities

Looking for free Christmas reading activities? Whether you would like to read out loud to your students or test their knowledge with writing prompts or passage questions, Piqosity has compiled several free Christmas reading activities that you can easily incorporate into your classroom. We’ve also placed a special present under [...]

By |2022-01-11T17:02:23-06:00December 1st, 2021|English, Holidays, Teachers & Tutors|0 Comments

ACT Accommodations for English Language Learners

If you’re a non-native English speaker, taking college admission exams like ACT can be pretty intimidating—luckily, there are a number of ACT Accommodations for English Language Learners available which help ELL students attain equal ground to their native-speaking peers. Since most of us, when possible, avoid activities that cause stress, ESL students (sometimes also called [...]

By |2022-01-05T11:48:03-06:00November 15th, 2021|ACT, Teachers & Tutors|0 Comments

Reducing Foreign Language Anxiety for Test Taking

If you are receiving classroom instruction in a language that is not your native tongue, you may sometimes experience foreign language anxiety. Like other forms of anxiety in general, foreign language anxiety stems from feelings of uneasiness and self-doubt, and, unsurprisingly, it’s easy to fall into a state of anxiousness when you’re surrounded by a [...]

By |2022-01-05T11:52:30-06:00November 5th, 2021|ACT, English, ISEE, Learning Tips, SAT|0 Comments

Think “I Suck at Math”? You Can Change That

Ask a student their least favorite subject, and you’ll often hear, “I hate math.” Ask them why, and they’ll say, “because I suck at math.” Really, their reasoning makes sense—how many things that you’re bad at are among your favorite activities? As it turns out, a distaste for mathematics is extremely common, and a [...]

By |2021-10-29T18:39:27-05:00October 25th, 2021|Learning Tips, Math, Teachers & Tutors|0 Comments
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