Schools throughout the United States and around the world share a common goal of producing global citizens. This goal hinges upon making sure students have a solid understanding of the sciences, technology, engineering, and mathematics. It is common knowledge that the United States lags behind its European and Asian counterparts in mathematics education. The Common Core State Standards are [...]
When I was in third grade, my teacher informed my mother during my parent-teacher conference that I was over a year behind in reading. My mother was shocked because I loved books so much, and I would ask her to read to me all the time. My teacher informed her that, while my reading comprehension skills were strong, I [...]
Afficient Academy will release a tool this week for its Course Advisors/sales team to generate the progress forecast chart of a new or potential student once the student’s diagnostic test results are available. This gives the parent and the student a good idea about how the student is likely to progress with Afficient Math and Afficient English. The figure below [...]
Afficient Academy has been granted accreditation by WASC for both of its Math and English programs for Grade 2 to Grade 12. From now on, Grade Completion Certifications issued by Afficient Academy for its Afficient Math and Afficient English programs will carry a WASC logo.
After completing the first version of Afficient English Grade 2 to Grade 8, Afficient English development team started the second version of Afficient English development since late 2020. Incorporating the feedback from our teachers, students and parents, the second version of Afficient English has numerous improvements over the first version. Grade 2 of the second version was released in mid-February [...]
We are excited to announce the release of our newest function in Afficient Math and Afficient English - Automatic Student Progress Goals. Afficient Math and Afficient English programs generate personalized Progress Goals during account setup after a new student completes the diagnostic tests. Progress Goals predict the pace of the student’s progress (using a model based on data from [...]