Merit Question and Answers Web Log

We receive many emails from parents, teachers, therapists and students asking if we can help them. By viewing the answers we've provided, you might gain insight as to how we can help you too

Recently Answered Questions:

What program could prepare my TABE students for GED writing?

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Process Writing Submitted by: Teacher Grade Level: Adult Education Competency: Below Level Currently there is a big gap between TABE materials and the GED test.   The GED test requires students write essays, but the TABE materials do not offer any guidance for instructors to teach writing.   Teachers are left on their own to figure… Read More »

Need Help Teaching Writing By Distance Learning

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Writing Process  Submitted by: Teacher Grade Level: High School Competency: Below Level In this swift transition to distance learning I’ve realized I need help teaching writing remotely.  I teach special needs students in a 9th grade English class. Can Paragraph Punch and Essay Punch help me teach writing via distance learning? ANSWER: Thank… Read More »

Accessibility/Accommodations Coordinator Needs Help

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Reading Comprehension Submitted by: Administrator Grade Level: Special Education Competency: Below Level I am the coordinator for Accessibility/Accommodations for my K12 school.  I really cannot manage/track data for the entire school at once. I am looking for a way to gather data while students work on chunks of learning activities. Can you help?  … Read More »

Want to Relearn High School English

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Writing Process  Submitted by: Self / Adult Grade Level: High School Competency: Below Level Can this be used if I have already graduated from High school and just want to relearn? But have someone to grade my work?  I’m looking to better understand how to write at a college level. I have high… Read More »

Corequisite English

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Writing Mechanics & Grammar Submitted by: Administrator Grade Level: Adult Competency: Below Level Our college is looking for guided learning activities in essential topics in English, such as grammar, thesis sentences, and argument writing.  In other words, we are looking for corequisite English materials. We have two other requirements: we need a way… Read More »

How to Help Returning Students Write Better

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Writing Mechanics & Grammar Submitted by: Self / Adult Grade Level: Adult Competency: Below Level I’m 30 years old and returning to school. I need to write better. How can you help me?   ANSWER: Merit has helped many adults returning to school sharpen their writing skills. Take a look at Paragraph Punch and Grammar… Read More »

Accuplacer Essay Practice

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Process Writing Submitted by: Other Grade Level: Adult Competency: Below Level We work with many students who need to practice their essays to pass the Accuplacer writing test. What do you have that can help us?   ANSWER: We have helped many students improve their Accuplacer writing test scores. Our best product for this purpose… Read More »

Interactive online English grammar exercises for students?

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Writing Mechanics & Grammar Submitted by: Self / Adult Grade Level: ESL Students Competency: Below Level Do you have interactive online English exercises to help me improve my grammar?   ANSWER: Our most popular program for this purpose is Grammar Fitness. It provides interactive, online English grammar exercises. The exercises cover a wide span of… Read More »

Interactive English Grammar Exercises for Beginners

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Writing Mechanics & Grammar Submitted by: Other Grade Level: ESL Students Competency: Below Level Do you have any interactive English grammar exercises for beginning English language students?   ANSWER: We’ve helped many beginning English language students improve their English grammar skills. Our most popular program for this purpose is Grammar Fitness. It provides interactive, online… Read More »

English Grammar Online Software for Arabic Students

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Writing Mechanics & Grammar Submitted by: Self / Adult Grade Level: ESL Students Competency: Below Level I live in the UAE. I need English grammar online help. Can you help me?   ANSWER: We’ve helped many UAE students improve their English grammar skills. Our best programs for this purpose are Grammar Fitness and Paragraph Punch.… Read More »