Piqosity’s learning tips and strategies for overcoming common roadblocks in education, as well as analyses of why these problems persist across generations of students.

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|

How to Help Your Child With Algebra

Ah, Algebra.. the subject that seems to stump parents and students everywhere. Figuring out how to help your child with algebra homework can be frustrating, especially with the difference in math standards taught now as opposed to our school years. The miscommunication between you and your child will often lead to stress and panic [...]

By |2022-06-14T14:32:06-05:00June 3rd, 2022|Learning Tips, Math|

How to Avoid Summer Learning Loss

Summer learning loss has been a hot topic for researchers since 1906. Over that last century, numerous studies have looked into the causes and effects of the American academic summer break. In this blog, we will explore what summer learning loss is, how much knowledge is lost during the summer months, and how you [...]

By |2022-05-26T13:45:24-05:00May 27th, 2022|Learning Tips|

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|

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|

Online After-School Programs – Math & English Enrichment at Piqosity

If you are interested in academic remediation, enrichment, or test prep for your child, you may be considering online after-school programs as a potential option. Such programs boast improved student grades or testing scores, but are they a good fit for your child? This article will dive into the pros and cons of virtual [...]

By |2022-04-08T12:35:07-05:00February 23rd, 2022|Learning Tips, Teachers & Tutors|

10 Books to Improve Vocabulary Acquisition

An enriched vocabulary yields improved communication and comprehension of English—Piqosity has curated this collection of books to improve vocabulary skills for the purpose of providing a resource for anyone looking to build and strengthen their vocabulary. These novels contain precise and imaginative diction, helping you develop your vocabulary and reading comprehension skills while being [...]

By |2022-03-07T11:07:04-06:00February 15th, 2022|ACT, English, ISEE, Learning Tips, Piqosity News, SAT|
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