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Monthly Archives: June 2024

24 Jun, 2024

The Gifted Student: How We Foster Exceptional Growth In Exceptional Students

2024-06-25T09:46:18-05:00Monday, June 24, 2024|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

Gifted students are often under-served in traditional public schools, and need a unique environment to succeed and reach their full potential. These students pose a challenge among the educational model given their innate ability to succeed, deep interest in educational materials, and need for new information. Often, they feel unchallenged by typical courses and [...]

21 Jun, 2024

5 Social Advantages of Small Schools

2024-06-25T09:24:54-05:00Friday, June 21, 2024|Parents, Tenney Subscribers, Uncategorized|

The U.S. Department of Education realizes the academic benefits of a small private school. They had this to report based on the research: Private school students perform higher than public school students on achievement tests. Private high schools are required to fulfill more stringent graduation requirements than public high schools. “Private school students are [...]

17 Jun, 2024

Are Physical or Digital Textbooks More Effective Tools?

2024-06-17T11:12:41-05:00Monday, June 17, 2024|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

Choosing textbooks for students offers an interesting question for many school districts. The rise of the e-reader, alongside initiatives to put laptops and tablets in many classrooms, has led to many schools that rely on digital textbooks in order to provide students with access to critical information. In many cases, however, this hasn't turned out [...]

14 Jun, 2024

3 Healthy Ways of Using Technology to Enhance Education

2024-06-14T09:30:03-05:00Friday, June 14, 2024|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

According to Pew Research Center, 92% of tutors use the internet to find resources, content, and teaching materials. This trend confirms how the internet has become an increasingly significant component of our lives, and the educational system is not an exception to this emerging technology. Further, utilizing various forms of technology in educational settings can [...]

10 Jun, 2024

What Qualifies a Child for the Gifted and Talented Program?

2024-06-10T09:02:30-05:00Monday, June 10, 2024|Customized Curriculum, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

While most parents believe their child is gifted at something, most people don’t know if or how their child can be accepted into a Gifted and Talented (GT) program. Federal criteria for GT programs is somewhat fuzzy, making the issue even more confusing. Let’s take a closer look at the Gifted and Talented program [...]

3 Jun, 2024

Transitioning to Middle School: Common Problems

2024-06-03T08:54:44-05:00Monday, June 3, 2024|Parents, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

Transitioning to middle school is one of the hardest most students will face. Moving into elementary school is like transitioning to a whole new world. Unfortunately, many parents don't understand what their students will be facing as they move into those critical middle school years. Do you know how to get your child ready [...]

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