The Best OER Materials for K-12 Teachers

Open Educational Resources, OER for short, have been gaining popularity in the academic community for the last several years due to the benefits they can bring educators and classrooms of all levels, especially underfunded schools and classes. In short: OER are copyright-free educational materials that are entirely free to use and edit alternatives to [...]

By |2022-11-19T09:42:48-06:00November 18th, 2022|English, Math, Teachers & Tutors|

FREE Thanksgiving Activities for the Classroom

The time of year to give thanks is approaching, and what better way to celebrate than with thanksgiving activities for your classroom! Conducting holiday-themed activities is a fantastic way to secure your students’ attention and help them practice key reading and math skills. If you’re blanking on ideas for thanksgiving for your students to celebrate [...]

By |2022-11-16T20:44:41-06:00November 11th, 2022|English, Holidays, Math, Teachers & Tutors, ZPQA Org Admin|

Free Printable Halloween Activities – ELA and Math

There is no better way to celebrate the tricks and treats of All Hallows Eve while having your students practice key ELA and math skills than with printable Halloween activities! From spooky writing prompts to a coordinate plane full of creepy creatures, look no further for effective and easy-to-use practice for students. Each of [...]

By |2022-10-21T19:03:00-05:00October 21st, 2022|English, Holidays, Math, Teachers & Tutors|

Fun Diwali Activities for Your Classroom

ELA-based Diwali activities give your middle and high school students the chance to work on English and Reading skills in a fun and engaging way. They can also introduce students to different cultures or literary genres with which they may not already be familiar. The following free Diwali activities for students—including a word search, [...]

By |2022-11-21T17:40:40-06:00October 21st, 2022|English, Holidays, Teachers & Tutors|

Announcing Launch of Geometry and ELA 9 Courses

We're excited to announce the launch of our new ELA 9 and Geometry courses designed primarily for ninth grade students. They come bundled together for unparalleled levels of practice to help with the challenge of beginning high school. While students have been busy with the start of a new school year, we have been busy [...]

By |2022-11-01T10:35:00-05:00September 27th, 2022|App Releases & Updates, English, Math, Piqosity News|

8 Summer Reading Books for 8th Graders

We’ve curated a collection of eight summer reading books for 8th graders to help students sharpen their reading skills before the upcoming school year! Here at Piqosity, we take summer learning loss seriously. Although 8th graders need time to relax and spend time with their friends over the summer, it shouldn’t come at the [...]

By |2022-08-19T19:36:50-05:00August 19th, 2022|English|

Synonym Questions on the ISEE Upper Level

The Upper Level ISEE Verbal Reasoning section is composed of two parts - synonyms and sentence completions. You will have 20 minutes to answer 20 Synonym Questions and 20 Sentence Completion Questions. These questions test your knowledge of vocabulary and your ability to apply that knowledge. (Skip this how-to guide and go straight to [...]

By |2022-08-12T14:30:29-05:00August 12th, 2022|English, ISEE: Upper Level|

Tips for Summer Learning Loss Prevention – Stop the Summer Slide!

Summer learning loss prevention is key in ensuring that no students are left behind when school starts up again.​​ Students who allow their brains to idle over summer risk a knowledge loss that leads to cumulative deficits year over year. Conversely, students who continue learning over the summer earn higher test scores and place [...]

By |2022-08-10T13:19:46-05:00August 10th, 2022|English, Learning Tips, Math|

PSAT Tips – Quick Tips for Acing the PSAT

We’ve put together the following PSAT tips to help you prepare for this unique exam! The PSAT, more formally referred to as the Pre-SAT or the PSAT/NMSQT (Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test), is a common standardized test that students take generally the first week of October. Some high schools require students to take [...]

By |2022-08-16T12:46:44-05:00August 8th, 2022|English, Learning Tips, Math, SAT|

5 Books for 5th Graders to Read Over the Summer

Piqosity has curated this selection of five engaging books for 5th graders to read over the summer break to provide a resource for upper elementary students on the search for summer reading! Avoid summer learning loss — summer reading is vital for both maintaining and improving upon the reading skills students work so hard [...]

By |2022-07-11T10:54:32-05:00July 8th, 2022|English, Learning Tips|
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