28 Feb, 2022

The Importance of a Late Morning Start: Why Early Mornings Are Bad for Learners

2022-02-25T10:22:15-06:00Monday, February 28, 2022|Learning Environment|

Schools, across the nation, often start at incredibly early hours. It's not uncommon for elementary schools to start as early as 7:15 or 7:30 in the morning. Middle and high schools may start as early as 8:00. Those hours are far from ideal for most students. In fact, an early-morning start term can be incredibly [...]

24 Feb, 2022

10 Noteworthy Benefits of a Shorter School Day

2022-02-24T07:12:21-06:00Thursday, February 24, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Student Health|

Our individualized learning setup at the Tenney School allows us to offer more instruction in a shorter amount of time. Since students receive dedicated 1:1 teaching for all core subjects, they don't need to bother spending time on topics that aren't on their instructional level. Our general school hours run from 9 am - 2 pm, [...]

16 Feb, 2022

What to Do If You Live Near a Great Elementary School But a Poor Middle School District

2022-02-16T07:28:24-06:00Wednesday, February 16, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School|

Choosing the appropriate school for your child can have a huge impact on his or her academic achievement. The good news is that there are numerous educational options available nowadays, from homeschooling, online schools, charter schools, and private schools, in addition to the public school down the street. These options can be overwhelming and one [...]

10 Feb, 2022

Individualized Instruction: Metacognitive Skills Improve Learning and Studying Skills

2022-02-10T16:19:36-06:00Thursday, February 10, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

If you're reading this post, you're likely aware of the concept of individualized instruction. Often, we think about this concept in terms of subject matter within a particular discipline. For example, a student in third grade may be working on fifth-grade level science skills but second-grade level math skills. Individualized instruction and a personalized learning [...]

8 Feb, 2022

What You Can Do When Your Child Is Struggling With Writer’s Block

2022-02-08T07:28:18-06:00Tuesday, February 8, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

Writing a research paper is no easy task, and it is something that takes a lot of hard work and commitment. Because of this, it is important that your child knows what steps to follow in order to write a successful research paper. Thankfully, there are certain things that they can do to write a [...]

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