Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ): Certain questions seem to come up repeatedly when the Pittsburgh Plan is presented to parents. You may find it helpful to browse through the following list of questions. Just click on a question to see our carefully thought-out response:
Will the Pittsburgh Plan increase my child’s IQ?Will the Pittsburgh Plan increase my child’s SAT score? How will the Pittsburgh Plan affect my child’s chances for a career in professional sports?Why do you call it the “Pittsburgh Plan?”I am very busy. I just don’t have time to do the Pittsburgh Plan.How can a professional, working parent find time to do this Plan?My child is very busy, and I don’t see how I can ask her to add yet another activity to an already crowded schedule.Well, whatever. It is still a problem, given my child’s schedule. What do I do?But won’t that put my child at a competitive disadvantage vis-à-vis the other kids who are receiving training in those activities?Why should I trust this program? How does your plan compare with the other programs for young children that are out there – programs such as those offered by Junior Kumon and Score!?Why are your drawings and other graphics so crummy?What if my . . .What if my child feels pressure?I am one of those people who is terrible at math. I could never teach it to my child. How can I do the Plan?My child is six and would be bored by the early Sample Homeworks, But she is not as advanced as the level of the final Sample Homeworks. What should I do?