Students have an innate desire to please their parents and teachers. This urge to please is an important element of the learning process. As infants we find that certain actions and reactions result in happy smiling faces on those around us. When we smile, our brains release substances that make us feel elated and happy; [...]
The Tenney School would like to congratulate Melissa Ephron, nee Binstock, Tenney class of 2007. Melissa just graduated Summa Cum Laude from South Texas College of Law.
The Tenney School will be collecting donations to assist those affected by last week's flooding. Donation boxes will be placed in the front lobby. Please bring what you can to assist our neighbors in need.
Gifted or talented children comprise approximately three to five million students nationwide. The learning capacity and style of gifted children differs from that of typical students, therefore, necessitating a personalized learning environment. With that in mind, it makes sense to determine what type of academic environment would best support a gifted or talented child. Additionally, as [...]
The Student Activities Committee has scheduled some special events this Friday in recognition of Earth Day. Wear Blue or Green to show your support.
While many are enjoying the vibrant colors of spring and drinking in the sweet fragrance of blossoming trees and flowers, children are studying as they complete their final months of the school year. Summer break brings with it a whole variety of different activities for young people -- vacations at the beach, fishing, romping in [...]
It's easy to see the value of small schools if you first look at the problems of large schools and class sizes. In large classroom settings, it is extremely difficult for a teacher to meet the unique demands of any one person's education. The curriculum is rigidly structured for a broad student base. As large schools try to offer [...]
Enter a room filled with ten children and it soon becomes obvious how unique each child is. Children display differences in personality, temperament, likes and dislikes, and so on, all of which are evident while watching them play and interact with one another. But another noteworthy difference that may not be apparent during social interaction, [...]