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4 04, 2022

Top 5 Ways to Improve Your Writing Style

By |2022-04-04T14:04:15-07:00April 4, 2022|Featured Articles|0 Comments

In the last few weeks, we have been discussing the most common grammatical, punctuation, and spelling mistakes in the English language. This week, we will discuss 5 ways to improve your writing style (regardless of genre). While these elements of style are not actual errors, it is important to keep a pulse on your own writing style and your propensity [...]

30 03, 2022

Afficient Academy’s AI-Powered Learning Technology Disrupts K-12 Education

By |2022-03-31T11:40:16-07:00March 30, 2022|Press Releases|0 Comments

Data Shows that Afficient Accelerates Student Learning 2-5 Times Faster than Traditional School SAN JOSE, CALIF., March 29, 2022 – A perfect storm is brewing at the country’s K-12 schools as teachers and parents struggle to support children who have fallen behind. Facing resource-strapped educational systems exacerbated by the pandemic “learning loss,” [...]

24 03, 2022

Nicholas – A Long Term Afficient Student

By |2022-03-24T16:12:43-07:00March 24, 2022|Success Stories|0 Comments

Nicholas is a long-term Afficient student. He joined Afficient Academy in September 2017 as a sixth grader. His parents learned about our new education startup from a friend and decided to try its free Diagnostic Test. Nicholas took tests for both Afficient Math and Afficient English. Based on his performance on the Diagnostic Tests, it was agreed that Nicholas [...]

24 03, 2022

Top 10 Commonly Confused Words

By |2022-03-24T15:54:49-07:00March 24, 2022|Featured Articles|0 Comments

Last week, we addressed the top 5 punctuation mistakes that writers typically make in their writing. This week, we will discuss the most frequently confused words in written English. We use a lot of homophones when we speak. Homophones are words that sound the same but have different meanings and spellings. Examples are "your" and "you're" and "its" and [...]

16 03, 2022

Top 5 Punctuation Mistakes

By |2022-03-31T13:55:01-07:00March 16, 2022|Featured Articles|0 Comments

Last week, we learned about the top 5 grammatical errors that writers typically make in their writing. This week, we will learn about the top 5 writing conventions that writers typically struggle with. Academic Writing Conventions Unlike grammar conventions, writing conventions include capitalization, punctuation, and spelling rules in writing. We all know how to use end punctuation (or periods, [...]

16 03, 2022

Patrick’s Success Story

By |2022-03-24T17:55:10-07:00March 16, 2022|Success Stories|0 Comments

Patrick’s parents came across an article about Afficient Academy and decided to try its free Diagnostic Test. Attracted by Afficient Academy's self-paced and self-learning features, they enrolled Patrick in Afficient Math in January 2022. Based on his Diagnostic Test results, Patrick started at a third-grade level, the equivalent of his grade in school. Patrick spends around 4 hours per [...]

2 03, 2022

Arieana’s Journey in Afficient Academy

By |2022-03-17T14:51:33-07:00March 2, 2022|Success Stories|0 Comments

Arieana Liang joined Afficient Academy almost two years ago as a 5th grader. Based on her Diagnostic Test results, she started Afficient Math on grade level. Arieana plans her time around her AfficientMath studies and loves to learn every day. Her disciplined and focused approach to learning has helped her earn a place in an advanced math class at her [...]

23 02, 2022

Parent Perspective: Math Readiness with Afficient

By |2022-03-17T15:10:49-07:00February 23, 2022|Featured Articles|0 Comments

In the fifth grade, our daughter’s school district has a test designed to test math skills. The results are very important: they will determine Arieana’s math abilities and will place her in the middle school class that best matches her skills. To give her a legup in middle school, we decided that we would enroll her in Afficient Academy, [...]

2 02, 2022

Angelina’s Success Story

By |2022-02-03T15:44:42-08:00February 2, 2022|Success Stories|0 Comments

Meet Angelina Chen. She’s been a student at Afficient Academy since June of last year. Angelina’s parents noticed a need and chose Afficient Academy because of the flexibility that comes with an online program. Angelina is in 4th Grade, but her Diagnostic Test identified learning gaps in her math understanding. So, she started at the Grade 2 level in Afficient [...]

12 01, 2022

Online Supervised Session for Corporate Learning Center Students

By |2022-01-28T14:05:21-08:00January 12, 2022|Afficient News|0 Comments

Considering the current pandemic, the supervised practice sessions formerly at our corporate learning centers will take place online until the end of January. Students who have signed up for these sessions at the learning center can attend the online sessions on the same day and time and with the same instructor. We will closely monitor the pandemic and continue [...]

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