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Monthly Archives: April 2024

29 Apr, 2024

What is the Real Ideal Class Length?

2024-04-26T09:34:49-05:00Monday, April 29, 2024|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

As students progress in their education, many schools opt for longer class durations. Typically, classes extend from fifty to ninety minutes, depending on the school's structure and teaching style. However, the ideal class length is considerably shorter. By maintaining shorter classes, such as the thirty-minute sessions offered at The Tenney School, students can fully [...]

26 Apr, 2024

Technology in Schools Calls for a Change in Learning

2024-04-26T09:27:50-05:00Friday, April 26, 2024|Learning Strategies, Parents, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

Before immediate access to answers on the internet, learning involved a certain amount of wonder and curiosity. Somebody's interest had to be piqued enough to want to seek out a person who would know the answer. Or maybe the answer would be found in a physical book in the library. Finding out information took [...]

22 Apr, 2024

Artificial Intelligence in Education | Top Myths Debunked

2024-04-22T12:28:54-05:00Monday, April 22, 2024|Uncategorized|

Artificial intelligence has undoubtedly become a game-changer in various industries, and education is no exception. As we navigate through the complexities and possibilities AI brings, it's crucial to debunk misconceptions and uncover the true impact it can have on learning. Let's explore the myths surrounding artificial intelligence in education and uncover the reality behind [...]

12 Apr, 2024

Should You Consider Summer School for Your Child?

2024-04-09T12:02:53-05:00Friday, April 12, 2024|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Summer Strategies|

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 [...]

8 Apr, 2024

What to Look For on Private School Tours

2024-04-08T14:56:22-05:00Monday, April 8, 2024|Education Info, Learning Environment, Parents, Private School|

As the season for school tours approaches, families are getting ready to explore potential educational options for their children. It can be a daunting task, but with the right guidance, it can also be an exciting and informative experience. When visiting a school, there are several important factors to consider, from the facilities and [...]

5 Apr, 2024

Why I’m a Public School Teacher But a Private School Parent

2024-04-03T10:49:59-05:00Friday, April 5, 2024|Education Info, Private School, Teachers|

I’m a public school teacher. I love my job. I love my students. I love my school! And I’m sending my kids to a private school anyway. I know this is going to sound hypocritical, but this is one of the best decisions I’ve ever made - as a parent and as a teacher. [...]

5 Apr, 2024

What You Need to Know About STAAR Testing in 2024

2024-04-05T09:57:14-05:00Friday, April 5, 2024|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, Learning Environment, Parents|

STAAR testing season is upon us here in Texas and we've got all the information to make sure you're prepared for the upcoming season of STAAR! What is STAAR Testing? The State of Texas Assessment of Academic readiness or known as STAAR is a form of standardized testing that the state of Texas has [...]

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