31 Jan, 2018

6 Strategies to Help Students Who Struggle with Writing

2019-02-15T11:25:17-06:00Wednesday, January 31, 2018|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Parents, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

Teachers mention over and over again how this generation of students struggle with writing. While it's a frustrating challenge, in many cases, it's not their fault. These students have grown up in an age where long-form communication is rarely required. Most students value short communications--snaps, texts, and memes, for example--over longer-form discourse--and may not even [...]

24 Jan, 2018

Tenney VLOG #14: Group vs. Individual Learning

2018-02-12T18:30:41-06:00Wednesday, January 24, 2018|Education Info, Learning Environment, Tenney Subscribers|

In today's Tenney VLOG we discuss Group vs. Individual Learning. Tenney School math teacher Caitlin Waterman completed her Master's Thesis on a study how outcome's vary for students who complete work alone verses in a group setting. The VLOG will cover the strength and weaknesses of both approaches as well as some recommendations for student [...]

17 Jan, 2018

7 Things Every Parent Should Know About Private Schools

2018-01-17T13:31:40-06:00Wednesday, January 17, 2018|Customized Curriculum, Learning Environment, Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

Choosing a school for your child is perhaps the most difficult decision you'll make as a parent. One of the first things you'll have to consider is whether he or she will attend a private or public school. As there are plenty of misconceptions surrounding the former, here are seven things that you should know [...]

12 Jan, 2018

Why Teens are Waiting to Get Their Driver’s License

2018-01-12T14:25:38-06:00Friday, January 12, 2018|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

Parents of budding teenagers still remember the excitement and freedom that came with earning their driver's license. This would have been their greatest achievement as a teenager. So why aren't your children motivated to get their license and gain the freedom and sense of accomplishment that comes with it? Teenagers between 16 and 18 who [...]

5 Jan, 2018

Differentiation: Why Customized Instruction Is Necessary

2018-01-05T13:38:56-06:00Friday, January 5, 2018|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

It's no secret that children learn at different speeds and in different ways. Take a peek into any classroom and you'll see some students gravitating to technology. Others prefer to talk through processes. Still, others draw, write, or puzzle their way through the challenges they are presented with. Some students catch on quickly and are [...]

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