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.

Two Player 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, two player math games! Particularly in upper grade levels as the myth of “I suck at math” becomes more entrenched, finding ways to reinforce important mathematical [...]

By |2022-01-05T11:41:32-06:00January 5th, 2022|Learning Tips, Math, Teachers & Tutors|0 Comments

Realistic New Year’s Resolutions for Students

The start of a new year brings the excitement of new beginnings and a chance to reset from the previous year. It’s a perfect opportunity to consider New Year’s resolutions for students to help guide the coming 12 months. But while the promise of forming new, healthier habits is enticing, it’s important to remember that [...]

By |2022-01-11T17:01:44-06:00December 30th, 2021|Holidays, Learning Tips, Teachers & Tutors|0 Comments

Reducing Foreign Language Anxiety for Test Taking

If you are receiving classroom instruction in a language that is not your native tongue, you may sometimes experience foreign language anxiety. Like other forms of anxiety in general, foreign language anxiety stems from feelings of uneasiness and self-doubt, and, unsurprisingly, it’s easy to fall into a state of anxiousness when you’re surrounded by a [...]

By |2022-01-05T11:52:30-06:00November 5th, 2021|ACT, English, ISEE, Learning Tips, SAT|0 Comments

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 |2021-10-29T18:39:27-05:00October 25th, 2021|Learning Tips, Math, Teachers & Tutors|0 Comments
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