Monthly Archives: August 2016

29 Aug, 2016

Parent Coffee

2016-08-29T10:44:09-05:00Monday, August 29, 2016|Uncategorized|

Please come join us for coffee at The Tenney School on Friday, September 2nd.   Coffee will take place at 9:15 a.m.  This will be a great opportunity to hear all that is happening at The Tenney School this school year.  We look foward to seeing you then!

29 Aug, 2016

Unique Techniques for Learning

2017-05-18T17:39:16-05:00Monday, August 29, 2016|News, Parents|

Learning is a unique experience. In a room full of students, there can be as many types of learners as there are students! One thing that parents and teachers can do is to implement set of learning techniques that each student can apply to their own educational journey. Here are 7 learning techniques you can teach your [...]

24 Aug, 2016

What is the Real Ideal Class Length?

2022-10-13T11:04:09-05:00Wednesday, August 24, 2016|Uncategorized|

As students get older, most schools go to a longer class time. Typically, classes last between fifty and ninety minutes, depending on the way the school is set up and the style of the classes. Ideal class length, however, is much shorter. Maintaining a shorter duration for classes, like the thirty minute classes at [...]

23 Aug, 2016

1st Day of School

2016-08-23T14:51:30-05:00Tuesday, August 23, 2016|News|

It's great to be back together.  Thank you students, teacher and parents for a great start to the 2016-2017 school year.  We even overcame some unexpected air conditioning issues to make today great.  We look forward to a great year together.

17 Aug, 2016

Private Schools Remove the Barriers to Learning

2016-08-17T07:30:06-05:00Wednesday, August 17, 2016|Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

How many times have we heard it said by some well-meaning parent, “If only my child would do as well as I know he can do.” Or, “I know she can do better than the grades she gets!” It is certainly frustrating when you realize your child’s ability, yet something hinders that student from fully [...]

10 Aug, 2016

AP, IB, or Dual Credit: Which One is Better for High School Students?

2019-08-13T10:53:16-05:00Wednesday, August 10, 2016|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

As the days of summer wane, it's time to start preparing for another school year.  Even though students are basking in summer’s glory, it’s never too early to begin thinking about registering for courses and programs that will count towards college level classes or credit. High school students have three choices when it comes to [...]

5 Aug, 2016

The Gifted Student: How We Foster Exceptional Growth In Exceptional Students

2017-05-18T17:39:16-05:00Friday, August 5, 2016|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

Gifted students are often under-served in traditional public schools, and need a unique environment to succeed and reach their full potential. These students pose a challenge among the educational model given their innate ability to succeed, deep interest in educational materials, and need for new information. Often, they feel unchallenged by typical courses and can [...]

1 Aug, 2016

How Will the “Foundations High School Program” Change College Admissions?

2016-08-01T06:59:13-05:00Monday, August 1, 2016|Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

In 2013, Texas made big changes to the rules for high school graduation.  House Bill 5 implemented new requirements for graduation referred to as the Foundations High School Program.  The question is, how will the Foundations High School Program effect college admissions?  While there is no sure answer to this questions, there are a few [...]

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