OpenStax K12 Content is Coming to Piqosity

We're proud to announce that we're partnering with Rice University's OpenStax to vastly expand our instructional material in math and English. OpenStax is one of the world's largest publishers of open educational resources (OER) and fourth largest publisher of educational content. Since 2012, Rice University has been publishing a library of free textbooks through its OpenStax [...]

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|English, Math, Piqosity News|

Piqosity 2.0 Migration Updates

9/8 - We deployed a significant update this afternoon to decrease loading times in the student quiz view, improve usability of the new Piqosity 2.0 teacher assignments feature, and improve the user interface for students completing assignments. We also applied a patch to improve adaptive practice utilizing dynamic difficulty. This article is no longer [...]

By |2022-09-23T15:07:57-05:00September 8th, 2022|Piqosity News|

Announcing Piqosity 2.0

A brand new version of the Piqosity adaptive, e-learning app has just launched! For over seven months our engineering team has been hard at work on updating our hosting architecture, back-end code, user interface, and new features. This update is so substantial that we're basically releasing an all new app—Piqosity 2.0, and it's bringing [...]

By |2022-11-01T10:33:53-05:00July 27th, 2022|Piqosity News|

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|English, Piqosity News|

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 |2022-12-06T10:53:59-06:00February 15th, 2022|ACT, English, Favorites, ISEE, Learning Tips, Piqosity News, SAT|

Valentine’s Day Classroom Activities: ELA

Whether your students are seven (and giddy about the candy), or seventeen (and developing intense infatuations), they’re sure to enjoy our collection of Valentine’s Day classroom activities! With these language arts Valentine’s Day activities, students can engage with the celebratory aspects of the holiday while practicing key skills, including critical thinking, close reading, and [...]

By |2022-02-22T10:13:45-06:00February 2nd, 2022|English, Holidays, Piqosity News, Teachers & Tutors|

Private School Interview Questions: A Guide

Getting accepted to a prestigious private school isn’t just about showing off your stellar grades; it’s about showing the admissions team that you are a good fit for the educational community they want to foster—that means facing down some (potentially tricky) private school interview questions. But don’t fear: Piqosity is here to help! In this [...]

By |2022-01-28T20:28:21-06:00January 28th, 2022|ISEE, Piqosity News|
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