Customized Curriculum

28 Apr, 2022

How Traditional Curriculum Can Destroy Student Interest and Motivation

2022-05-03T09:15:56-05:00Thursday, April 28, 2022|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, Learning Strategies|

Teachers know that to make learning more interesting, they must make it relevant. As much as students complain about the traditional approach to education, a typical curriculum relies on the fact that they can easily identify with the topics. However, most traditional curricula fail to connect with students regarding personal interests and hobbies. It, indeed, [...]

2 Feb, 2021

How to Improve Classroom Engagement in This Remote/Online Era

2021-02-02T07:36:22-06:00Tuesday, February 2, 2021|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, Learning Environment, Teachers|

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 [...]

16 Dec, 2020

The Sad News About STAAR Testing in 2021

2020-12-16T15:38:48-06:00Wednesday, December 16, 2020|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, News, Testing Strategies, Uncategorized|

The Texas Education Association has decided to administer the STAAR this year.  That saddens me not just for the students who will spend the spring semester preparing for it but also for the over-stressed teachers who have worked tirelessly to get students where they need to be this year after losing so much of spring [...]

9 Nov, 2020

How High School Students Can Recover Class Credits Before Graduation

2020-11-09T08:02:21-06:00Monday, November 9, 2020|Customized Curriculum, Education Info|

The high school's structured system designs a linear march through. Uninterrupted, most students will have all the classes they need to graduate. Of course, not all student experiences are predictable or uninterrupted. Many students miss or fail classes due to events and stress in their life. Even after normalcy returns, you still need to recover [...]

7 Oct, 2020

Personalized Learning: How a Custom Education Can Benefit Your Child

2020-10-07T17:26:06-05:00Wednesday, October 7, 2020|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, Private School, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

Everything around us is customizable and we love it. This is the era of customization and due to our technology and the variety of options. We can customize everything from the clothes we wear, the food we eat, the television shows and books that pop up on our recommended list, and the podcasts we listen [...]

27 Apr, 2020

Handling the Impact of Today’s Crisis on Student Anxiety

2020-06-02T15:03:19-05:00Monday, April 27, 2020|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Private School, Student Health|

Somewhere between February and April, everyone's lifestyles changed drastically. COVID-19 has sent everybody home for the foreseeable in order to control the spread of the virus. On one hand, we have never been better-equipped for this kind of pandemic. Mobile devices and wifi, communication and learning platforms, cloud-shared documents, and video streaming: we're great at [...]

16 Dec, 2019

Private Schools Prepare International Students for College

2019-12-17T08:55:36-06:00Monday, December 16, 2019|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, International students, Private School, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

International students have to face many challenges when they come to the United States to study. In fact, there are times when even getting into a school poses a challenge, even if the student is very good at academics. This is because the application process in the United States is very detailed, which is quite [...]

1 Jun, 2019

Houston Chronicle Features The Tenney School

2019-06-01T09:02:28-05:00Saturday, June 1, 2019|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, Learning Environment, Tenney Subscribers|

It's not every day you get to see your name in print.  We are excited to share that the Houston Chronicle recently chose to feature our school. The reporter, Lindsay Peyton, did a really great job capturing the culture and focus of our school. Click here to read the article.

15 Feb, 2019

What Qualifies a Child for the Gifted and Talented Program?

2022-05-26T11:09:03-05:00Friday, February 15, 2019|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 [...]

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