Monthly Archives: February 2021

23 Feb, 2021

7 Ways Parents Can Help to Reduce Student Stress

2021-02-23T14:17:34-06:00

About 45% of teens said they had felt more stress than usual during COVID-19. This is a clear testimony of the heightened level of stress students are experiencing today. A good number of students are disengaged, some are recording declining performance while others have disappeared from school altogether. The situation has left classroom teachers feeling overwhelmed, [...]

7 Ways Parents Can Help to Reduce Student Stress2021-02-23T14:17:34-06:00
22 Feb, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 5: Successful Classrooms Start with Student Questions

2021-02-23T14:16:02-06:00

TenneyTube is a series of videos about common issues for middle and high school students. Episode 5 is about the importance of student questions to classroom success. The video covers some of the obstacles to student questions, like "over-talking" teachers and negative peer pressure, and some discussion of the importance of quiet and how the [...]

TenneyTube Episode 5: Successful Classrooms Start with Student Questions2021-02-23T14:16:02-06:00
18 Feb, 2021

What Is Happening With College Admissions? The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

2021-02-23T14:14:14-06:00

Before the horror of 2020 took place, the route from high school to college was well-paved, easily-navigated, and almost everyone knew the ins and outs. To tell you the truth, it was so well thought out that people had set up profitable companies that promised to help students get into their first-choice colleges. But then, 2020 happened. [...]

What Is Happening With College Admissions? The Good, The Bad, The Ugly2021-02-23T14:14:14-06:00
6 Feb, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 4: Gifted Student Challenges

2021-02-08T10:03:37-06:00

TenneyTube is a series of videos about common issues for middle and high school students. Episode 4 is about some of the common challenges encountered by "gifted and talented" students. The video covers unrealistic expectations, asynchronous development, and GT students with learning differences (or twice exceptional or "2e" students). Embedded within this discussion are suggestions [...]

TenneyTube Episode 4: Gifted Student Challenges2021-02-08T10:03:37-06:00
4 Feb, 2021

Should You Consider Summer School for Your Child?

2021-02-04T13:36:14-06:00

Parents choose to send their children to summer school in order to combat the summer learning loss phenomenon. By the middle school years, students may lose 36% of their reading gains and 50% of math-related gains made during the year over the summer months, when they are out of school and not engaging in learning-related activities. [...]

Should You Consider Summer School for Your Child?2021-02-04T13:36:14-06:00
2 Feb, 2021

How to Improve Classroom Engagement in This Remote/Online Era

2021-02-02T07:36:22-06:00

A year ago, the coronavirus pandemic spread all over the world and took a toll on millions of lives. What we are now witnessing is a changing world; where social distancing is a norm, wearing masks is essential, and staying locked in homes is a daily routine. In these turbulent times- businesses, offices, and schools [...]

How to Improve Classroom Engagement in This Remote/Online Era2021-02-02T07:36:22-06:00