About Shelby Joe

Shelby Joe 周 is the Founder of Piqosity. He has more than 18 years of experience in education as an entrepreneur, professor, and tutor. Shelby earned his BA in Political Science from Rice University. Born and raised in Mississippi, he now resides in Houston but has also lived in Beijing, Shanghai, and Hamburg.

Announcing Peer-Normed, Dynamic Question Difficulty

Over the past week, our team has been furiously implementing a major upgrade to Piqosity's back-end statistics. All practice questions—from standardized tests like the ISEE and ACT to our core academic courses in English and math—are now peer normed for difficulty. Previously a question's author manually selected a difficulty of easy, medium, or hard. [...]

By |2022-01-05T12:41:48-06:00January 5th, 2022|ACT, App Releases & Updates, English, ISEE, Math, SAT, ZPQA Teacher|0 Comments

Math Enrichment with Piqosity’s New Algebra II Course

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new math enrichment courses for 11th grade math (Algebra II). This course is one of our latest additions to a series designed for the enrichment and remediation of core academics. Our previous mathematics enrichment courses include offerings for 5th grade (Math 5) and 8th grade math [...]

English Enrichment with Piqosity’s New ELA 11 Course

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new English enrichment course for 11th grade English Language Arts (ELA 11). This course is our latest addition to a series designed for the enrichment and remediation of core academics. Our previous English enrichment courses include offerings for 5th grade (ELA 5) and 8th grade English [...]

Announcing Piqosity Virtual Tutor

AI-Driven Virtual Tutor for ISEE, ACT, and SAT Test Prep Today we would like to introduce you to Patrick the Piqosity Virtual Tutor (PVT)! You might know that Piqosity is a startup company, which means we have to use our investment dollars wisely and put all our friends and family to work, including Patrick [...]

By |2021-12-30T15:58:41-06:00November 19th, 2021|App Releases & Updates|0 Comments

English Enrichment with Piqosity’s New ELA 5 and ELA 8 Courses

We’re excited to announce the launch of our new English enrichment courses for 5th grade English Language Arts (ELA 5) and 8th grade English Language Arts (ELA 8). These two new courses continue our expansion into enrichment and remediation of core academics. We also offer math enrichment courses for 5th grade math (Math 5) [...]

By |2022-01-12T14:33:35-06:00November 10th, 2021|English, Piqosity News|0 Comments

Math Enrichment with Piqosity’s New Math 5 and Algebra I Courses

We're excited to announce the launch of our new math enrichment courses for 5th grade math (Math 5) and 8th grade math (Algebra I). These two new math courses mark the beginning of our expansion into enrichment and remediation of core academics; by the end of October we will also launch English Language Arts [...]

Free ACT or SAT Online Prep Courses for Public Schools

Piqosity offers market-leading online prep courses for the ACT and SAT with 10 full-length practice tests, dozens of concept lessons including videos, and a personalized e-learning platform that analyzes a student's performance and dynamically makes recommendations on next steps. Beginning September 6, 2021, these courses will no longer be entirely free to all registered [...]

Tutors and Teachers – Join our Educator Referral Network

We are building Piqosity to be a paradigm-shifting, personalized, e-learning platform. However, there's currently no amount of technology that can replace a human educator's ability to empathize and inspire. As such, Piqosity's students generally use our platform in tandem with a qualified educator or a supportive parent. Therefore along with our September pricing update, [...]

By |2021-09-28T12:36:02-05:00August 23rd, 2021|Piqosity News, Teachers & Tutors|0 Comments
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