29 Mar, 2021

Six Things That Make a School Great

2021-03-24T14:54:13-05:00Monday, March 29, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School|

There are lots of schools across the nation that claim to be great. What does that actually mean, though? Some schools tout impressive test scores or the number of advanced placement classes they offer. Others speak of their educated staff members. Is that really what makes a school great? Here are six things that make [...]

24 Mar, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 7: It’s Not Cool to Be Tardy

2021-03-24T14:51:59-05:00Wednesday, March 24, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Teachers|

TenneyTube is a series of videos about common issues for middle and high school students. Episode 7 covers the impact of student tardies on the student, teacher, and overall operaion of the school. The video covers both the types of tardies: tardy to school & tardy to class. Click Here for the Video. This video [...]

23 Mar, 2021

Dispelling 5 Myths About the Twice-Exceptional Student

2021-03-23T07:10:49-05:00Tuesday, March 23, 2021|Education Info, Student Health|

What makes gifted students exceptional? It's not always a higher intelligence or faster problem-solving. Often, children in gifted learning programs are there because they think differently. Some can see three-dimensional shapes unfold in their minds, so they excel at geometry. Alternatively, they have an unusual approach to words which becomes a talent for writing. "Gifted" [...]

8 Mar, 2021

7 Factors to Consider When Choosing a School

2021-03-02T07:28:57-06:00Monday, March 8, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Transition Between Schools|

The education your child receives will have a long-lasting impact on their life. Before spring break, many students will hear which schools they have been accepted to and will attend in the next school year. With so many options available to students these days, making a decision can become overwhelming. Understanding the important factors to [...]

3 Mar, 2021

The Spacing Effect and How It Beats Cramming

2021-03-03T08:12:05-06:00Wednesday, March 3, 2021|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Testing Strategies|

Studying takes a lot of time and effort. While we are young we form behaviors and habits that will be with us all our lives and this also reflects in the way we learn something new. Being able to learn efficiently will not help someone only during exams. It is a lifelong skill that defines [...]

2 Mar, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 6: How Long Should a Class Period Be?

2021-03-02T07:04:40-06:00Tuesday, March 2, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Teachers|

TenneyTube is a series of videos about common issues for middle and high school students. Episode 6 asks the question: how long should a class period be?  The video covers the different bell schedules & class lengths, strengths of each, scenarios where one is better than others, and research on student attention. Click Here for [...]

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