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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:

Online Begginer English Software

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Writing Mechanics & Grammar Submitted by: Teacher Grade Level: ESL Students Competency: Below Level Hi, do you have Beginners English online resources?   ANSWER: We’ve helped many beginning English students. One of our most popular programs for this purpose is the online version of Grammar Fitness. Grammar Fitness helps students learn to master troublesome points… Read More »

Accuplacer Sentence Skills and Essay Writing Practice

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Writing Mechanics & Grammar Submitted by: Other Grade Level: Adult Competency: Below Level We are dealing with many students who have trouble passing the Accuplacer sentence skills and essay writing tests. We want to provide a useful way students can practice their skills. Can you help us?   ANSWER: Thanks for contacting Merit. We’ve worked… Read More »

Accuplacer Reading Help

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Reading Comprehension Submitted by: Other Grade Level: Adult Competency: Below Level Working with several students who need to retake the Accuplacer reading test at our college. Do you have practice materials we can use to help them? Must cover a wide range of content and reading levels.   ANSWER: Thanks for contacting Merit. We’ve worked… Read More »

Need Better Way to Boost College Writing Skills

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Writing Mechanics & Grammar Submitted by: Teacher Grade Level: Adult Competency: Below Level Many of my students are Hispanic and are among the first in their families to go to college. Plus, over 20% of the class are students from either the Middle East or China. Our college is looking for a better way to… Read More »

Drug and Rehab Center Looking for Self-Directed Learning Materials

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Help with all Subjects Submitted by: Teacher Grade Level: Adult Competency: Below Level I run a learning lab at a drug and rehabilitation center. The center just got a grant to purchase new computers. It needs new software too. Our clients have a wide range of academic skill deficiencies. Several are high school graduates who… Read More »

Looking for self-paced GED help

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Reading Comprehension Submitted by: Administrator Grade Level: Adult Competency: Below Level We run a GED program. Clients we serve have been out of school for a long time. We are seeing lots of deficits in basic skills. Math and writing are big problem areas. How can you help?   ANSWER: Adult students frequently need to… Read More »

Latino College Success

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Writing Mechanics & Grammar Submitted by: Administrator Grade Level: Adult Competency: Below Level Looking for ways to improve Latino success in college. Need to boost students English writing and grammar skills.   ANSWER: Merit has helped many Latino students improve their college writing and grammar skills. Take a look at Paragraph Punch and Grammar Rules… Read More »

First Generation College Student Needs Writing Help

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Reading Comprehension Submitted by: Self / Adult Grade Level: Adult Competency: Below Level Hi, I am a first generation college student who needs help with my writing and reading inference/vocabulary skills. English is not my first language. How can you help me?   ANSWER: We have helped many first generation college students improve their writing,… Read More »

30 Something Student Going Back to College

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Writing Mechanics & Grammar Submitted by: Self / Adult Grade Level: Adult Competency: Below Level Hi, I am a 30 something student going back to college. I am concerned the amount of reading and writing required to succeed will be a shock to the system. How can you help me prepare?   ANSWER: Merit has… Read More »

Advanced ESL Grammar Activities

QUESTION: Area of Concern: Writing Mechanics & Grammar Submitted by: Teacher Grade Level: ESL Students Competency: Below Level I’m looking for some advanced ESL grammar activities. Can you help me?   ANSWER: We’ve helped many advanced ESL students improve their grammar skills. Our most popular program for this purpose is Grammar Fitness – Advanced. It helps students master troublesome… Read More »