Monthly Archives: February 2017

27 Feb, 2017

9 Strategies for Helping Your Child with Homework

2021-01-08T14:43:17-06:00Monday, February 27, 2017|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

When you’re committed to your child’s academic success, you know that supporting their learning at home is critical. Providing help with homework is part of a parent’s most critical responsibilities. Unfortunately, many parents might not know how to successfully help their children with homework. These key strategies will make it easier to get your [...]

22 Feb, 2017

Learning Environments That Stimulate Emotional Intelligence

2017-05-18T17:39:10-05:00Wednesday, February 22, 2017|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

Research indicates that people’s intelligence quotient (IQ) is not quite as important in future career success as their emotional intelligence (EI). Emotional intelligence is more than just a buzz word; according to a Forbes article, studies reveal “emotional intelligence as the critical factor that sets star performers apart from the rest of the pack.” Daniel [...]

16 Feb, 2017

What is School Accreditation?

2023-11-09T08:19:01-06:00Thursday, February 16, 2017|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

The Tenney School is about to go through our five year re-accreditation visit. Accreditation is such an unusual word. This article is intended to demystify the process for our readers. Accreditation is an official recognition that a school is credible--that is, that the school maintains educational standards well enough that other accredited schools will recognize [...]

15 Feb, 2017

New Tenney School Logo

2017-02-15T19:29:47-06:00Wednesday, February 15, 2017|News, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

We are excited to announce the launch of our new Tenney School logo.  Our previous logo served us well for many years, but was not compatible with contemporary uses on social media.  The new logo maintains elements from our previous logo with a cleaner look.  Many logo's were considered and even voted on by our [...]

13 Feb, 2017

Medical Treatments for ADD

2017-05-18T17:39:10-05:00Monday, February 13, 2017|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

Althought not medically recognized until the 1970s, attention deficit disorder and hyperactivity disorders have become near epidemic in the schools over the last 30 years. Currently between 2 percent and 6 percent of all children in schools carries the diagnosis of ADD or ADHD. That means that in a class of 30 students one or [...]

9 Feb, 2017

Is a Private School Really Worth it?

2017-05-18T17:39:10-05:00Thursday, February 9, 2017|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

Parents and guardians today have an extremely wide range of options when considering what type of education they want their child to receive. Outside of basic public schooling, other options include homeschooling, boarding school, and private schools such as charter schools or religion-based academies. With so many options, it is understandably confusing and even overwhelming [...]

7 Feb, 2017

Bringing the Positive Learning Environment Home

2017-05-18T17:39:10-05:00Tuesday, February 7, 2017|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

Ensuring your child is in the ideal learning environment at school is crucial to their academic success. When looking for the perfect school environment, many factors should be taken into consideration. These include class sizes, the attitudes of other students, teacher personalities, classroom orderliness, and temperature of the space, to name a few. Once you do [...]

2 Feb, 2017

Things to Consider When Choosing an Independent School

2017-02-02T09:16:08-06:00Thursday, February 2, 2017|Education Info, News, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

There are many options to be considered when you are looking at schools for your child. While public schools work great for some children, other children need something different. Likewise, homeschooling is a great option for some kids and not others. If your child is not thriving in their current school environment, you might be [...]

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