Tim Suchsland’s Writings from Kazakhstan in Online ISEE Middle Level Test Prep

At Piqosity, we're building an adaptive e-learning platform with content developed by experienced educators and writers. School counselor, writer, and artist Tim Suchsland is the archetypical renaissance man from whom his Seattle-area students and now Piqosity users are lucky to have. Two reading comprehensions passages from our ISEE Middle Level test prep course are [...]

Announcing Launch of Pre-Algebra and ELA 7 Courses

We're excited to announce the launch of our new ELA 7 and Pre-Algebra courses designed primarily for seventh grade students. The availability of these new courses rounds out our middle school math and English offerings for grades 5-8. It also allows us to offer a new ISEE Middle Level Advanced package, which bundles our [...]

Top ACT Transition Words You Need to Know

ACT transition words are an important part of taking the ACT. The ACT wants to gather information about your academic knowledge, and a part of that is your ability to understand the transitions between ideas in a sentence. They also look at how you understand transitions in a paragraph, or an entire essay. Thus, [...]

By |2022-06-16T17:47:48-05:00June 17th, 2022|ACT, English|0 Comments

Is ACT Prep Online Worth It?

Is ACT prep online worth it? If taking the ACT is on your horizon this upcoming summer or fall, you might be asking this exact question. After all, a good ACT score can heighten your chances of getting into the college of your choice or winning an important scholarship. It makes sense that you [...]

By |2022-05-12T12:44:28-05:00May 13th, 2022|ACT, English, Learning Tips, Math|0 Comments

Author Robin Owens’ “Letters to Grange” Adapted for Upcoming ELA 7 Course

Each of our ELA courses has nearly 100 passages – after students read one, they are tasked with answering ten reading comprehension questions. We typically source these passages from academic or news sources, public domain literature, or our excellent staff of writers.  “Letters to Grange” is different – Houston teacher and author Robin Owens [...]

By |2022-05-03T12:57:09-05:00May 6th, 2022|Author Highlights, English, Piqosity News|0 Comments

Time Management Skills for Students that Work

School, extracurriculars, part-time jobs… no matter how full a student’s schedule is, time management skills are essential in ensuring they get the most out of their education. After all, what good are all of those activities if you can’t seem to keep up and you’re constantly losing track of due dates for important assignments?  [...]

By |2022-04-28T09:11:31-05:00April 29th, 2022|ACT, English, Learning Tips, Math, SAT|0 Comments

Easter Activities for the Classroom

Celebrating holidays like Easter in the classroom connects students from different cultures and backgrounds. By incorporating the holiday into the school day through themed activities, such as the ones throughout this page, teachers are providing a space for students to enjoy a celebration while practicing key skills for school. We’ve curated several Easter activities [...]

By |2022-04-05T13:33:47-05:00April 13th, 2022|English, Holidays, Math, Teachers & Tutors|0 Comments

Announcing Launch of Math 6 and ELA 6 Courses

Today, we're proud to announce the launch of our sixth grade math and English courses. These new courses join our existing math and English courses for grades 5, 8, and 11. The impending launch of our ELA 7 and Pre-Algebra courses this spring will round out our middle school offerings. This onslaught of new [...]

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