The best way to introduce Merit to your students is to show them how their personal learning center page looks and go through a few learning activities with them.
The following PDF is helpful too. http://www.meritonlinelearning.com/OLMS/manuals/Student_User_Guide.pdf
For optimal use, students should:
There are pre- and post-tests built into most Merit programs. In addition, work is tracked while students work on the learning activities.
No, Merit writing programs' built-in tips and hints guide students through the writing process and teach them how to correct their work.
In addition, teachers can log in to their online portfolio and make formative assessments quickly.