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.

The Benefits of Retesting and Taking Multiple Practice Exams

A strong (or weak) test score can have a huge impact on college or private school admissions. Test scores are one of the most important factors that admissions offices consider when admitting applicants—no wonder taking standardized tests can be so stressful for students!  To help improve test-taking performance, students and their parents will frequently [...]

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 |2024-03-20T12:56:41-05:00March 7th, 2024|Learning Tips, Math, Teachers & Tutors, ZPQA Student|

Understanding What Your Kids are Going Through: Child Psychology and Development

Gaining a familiarity with child psychology and development is immensely beneficial to any parent’s relationship with their child. Maintaining effective communication with one's child is a common struggle for parents. The way adults tend to talk about their daily lives and the problems they’re dealing with doesn’t seem to translate well in a conversation [...]

By |2024-01-18T10:00:35-06:00January 18th, 2024|Learning Tips|

Books to Increase Vocabulary for Each Grade Level

A wide personal vocabulary is essential to develop throughout one’s life, and it’s especially vital for grade students that have exams and college in their future. That’s why we’ve developed this collection of books to increase vocabulary, including one book aligned to each grade between 4th and 11th grade so that any student can [...]

By |2024-06-05T17:12:49-05:00November 21st, 2023|English, ISEE Test Prep, Learning Tips, ZPQA Student, ZPQA Teacher|

How to Motivate Students for Standardized Tests

Parents and teachers who are struggling with how to motivate students for standardized tests feel the truth behind the old cliché: “you can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.” So how can you convince your students that it’s worth their time and energy to prepare fully and strategically for [...]

Multiplayer 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, multiplayer math games! Particularly in upper grade levels as the myth of “I suck at math” becomes more entrenched in students' learning, finding ways to [...]

By |2023-09-13T15:41:42-05:00August 23rd, 2023|Learning Tips, Math, Teachers & Tutors|

How to Improve Time Management Skills for Students

School, extracurriculars, part-time jobs… with many students having jam-packed schedules, 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 are constantly losing track of due dates for important assignments?  It’s incredibly [...]

By |2024-06-08T23:17:20-05:00August 10th, 2023|English, Learning Tips, Math|

Is Online ACT Test Prep Worth It?

Those with the ACT test on their horizon have several options when it comes to test prep—after all, a good ACT score can heighten any student’s chances of getting into the college of their choice or earning an important scholarship. ACT online prep can be an affordable and effective option for test prep, but [...]

By |2024-06-11T13:59:08-05:00July 19th, 2023|ACT Test Prep, Learning Tips|
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