Sci-Fi and Nonfiction Books to Inspire STEM Students to Read

Just as there are students that struggle with math but devour books, there are those that naturally grasp STEM skills more easily than reading and writing skills. Every student is allowed their own academic preferences, of course, but it’s vital to develop well-rounded academic capabilities for each of them.  Proficiency in science or math [...]

By |2023-05-04T18:45:30-05:00May 4th, 2023|English, Learning Tips|

Masterfully Written Poems to Teach Figurative Language

Happy April! In celebration of National Poetry Month, last year we tweeted memorable poems twice a week; for 2023, we’ve developed this guide of famous, influential, short, and long poems to teach figurative language. Poetry is all about figurative and hidden meanings, so they’re a great way to familiarize oneself with abstract language. Understanding [...]

By |2023-04-24T08:31:19-05:00April 6th, 2023|English, Holidays, Teachers & Tutors, ZPQA Teacher|

Easter Activities for the Classroom

We’ve curated several Easter activities for the classroom that celebrate the holiday while helping students build their reading, writing, and math skills! Celebrating holidays like Easter in the classroom connects students from different cultures and backgrounds. By incorporating the holiday into the school day through themed activities, such as the ones throughout this page, [...]

By |2023-03-30T09:00:58-05:00March 30th, 2023|English, Holidays, Math, Teachers & Tutors|

Announcing Launch of Pre-Calculus and ELA 10 Courses

We're excited to announce the launch of our new ELA 10 and Pre-Calculus 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. With these launches and our future roadmap, Piqosity is taking its place as the web's leading e-learning [...]

By |2023-03-24T10:04:06-05:00March 23rd, 2023|English, Math, Piqosity News|

Eight 5th Grade Level Books to Improve Vocabulary

The absolute best way to improve your vocabulary is to read more, so we’ve assembled this collection of eight 5th grade level books that can help you amplify your personal dictionary! Including the best classics for 5th graders and modern page-turners that will boost your ELA confidence in time for middle school, this list [...]

By |2023-03-20T15:57:48-05:00March 16th, 2023|English|

Books for Women’s History Month—Grades 3–12

March is Women’s History Month, which means it’s a great opportunity to read and appreciate the influential works of significant women writers. We’ve compiled a list of books suitable for each grade level from elementary to high school. Each book explores themes of feminism, features great storytelling, and provides an opportunity to celebrate talented [...]

By |2023-04-24T08:32:12-05:00March 2nd, 2023|English|

Valentine’s Day Activities – Math and English | Piqosity

These Valentine's Day activities for school are great ways to enrich your classroom this February! Your students will be exceptionally engaged and excited to learn when you integrate holiday celebrations into your lesson plans. Math and ELA skills are particularly important in every student’s education, so we’ve collected several free classroom activities for this [...]

By |2023-02-20T08:17:29-06:00February 2nd, 2023|English, Holidays, Math, Teachers & Tutors|

Why a Humanities Education Matters for K-12 Students

A humanities education, including courses such as English and History, is as vital to a student’s development and college-readiness as STEM courses are. America is finally trying to take the necessary steps to address our growing educational deficit—recent studies showing that American students are falling behind their peers in other countries, especially during and [...]

By |2023-03-02T18:48:13-06:00January 26th, 2023|English, Learning Tips|
Go to Top