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4 05, 2023

Afficient English Enters Early Elementary

By |2023-08-11T10:05:57-07:00May 4, 2023|Afficient News|0 Comments

Afficient Academy is thrilled to announce the debut of our new grade level for Afficient English: first grade. Currently, we offer Afficient English from grade 2 - grade 9. The addition of first grade will bring us one step closer to meeting the needs of ALL elementary school students. While the core of our comprehensive, standards-aligned curriculum is the same, [...]

27 04, 2023

How Afficient English Uses the Science of Reading to Support Structured Literacy

By |2023-08-11T11:20:13-07:00April 27, 2023|Featured Articles|0 Comments

The science of reading has become a hot-button political issue, as states grapple with declining math and reading scores post-pandemic. California has become the latest state to push for science-based reading instruction using a structured approach to teaching literacy, as currently, only 42% of the state's third graders are reading at grade level. The goal is for all early [...]

21 03, 2023

Our Services For Afficient Students & Parents

By |2023-08-11T10:06:46-07:00March 21, 2023|Featured Articles|0 Comments

Hello parents! Are you aware of all the services we provide to our students at NO EXTRA COST? All these services help our students learn more efficiently and effectively. No other afterschool learning programs on the market offer the same level of service as Afficient Academy. 1) New Student Orientation: This service is for all new students and parents. After [...]

31 08, 2022

Afficient Academy Pilots Flipped Classes to Consolidate Students’ Self-Learning

By |2023-08-11T11:21:17-07:00August 31, 2022|Press Releases|0 Comments

Afficient Academy Pilots Flipped Classes to Consolidate Students’ Self-Learning Teacher-led interactive classes help students consolidate important concepts and skills SAN JOSE, CA, August 29, 2022 – Afficient Academy will pilot new Review and Consolidation Classes to supplement its Afficient Math and Afficient English programs to help students strengthen important concepts and skills. Classes will be offered from the Fall [...]

29 07, 2022

Afficient English Enters High School

By |2023-08-11T11:23:02-07:00July 29, 2022|Afficient News|0 Comments

We are excited to announce that Afficient English has launched Grade 9, Honors World Literature, continuing our mission to help prepare your children for college with rigorous, standards-aligned English Language Arts content. In the 9th grade, students will be exploring world literature in English throughout history, from ancient Greece to post-World War II America. Some of the genres that [...]

4 04, 2022

Top 5 Ways to Improve Your Writing Style

By |2023-08-11T11:26:24-07:00April 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 |2023-08-11T11:29:51-07:00March 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, [...]

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