Education Info

23 Jan, 2021

The Effect High School Cheating Has on Kids

2021-01-23T09:32:49-06:00

Cheating is omnipresent in schools across the globe. The pressure of being successful in school is leading a lot of students down this cheating path. Students see it as a way to get through their classes without considering the long term effects it can have. Cheating is extremely detrimental to students and prevents teachers from [...]

The Effect High School Cheating Has on Kids2021-01-23T09:32:49-06:00
18 Jan, 2021

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

2021-01-14T14:16:31-06:00

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. Yes, [...]

Why I’m a Public School Teacher But a Private School Parent2021-01-14T14:16:31-06:00
14 Jan, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 2: The Case For and Against the Zero

2021-01-14T12:17:05-06:00

TenneyTube is a series of videos about common issues for middle and high school students. Episode 2 is about the zero grade in school. The video covers why it might be a good or bad idea to use the zero to motivate students, and some possible alternatives in lieu of the zero. Click Here for [...]

TenneyTube Episode 2: The Case For and Against the Zero2021-01-14T12:17:05-06:00
13 Jan, 2021

3 Reasons Why International Students Thrive in Private Schools

2021-01-14T12:17:59-06:00

According to the Institute of International Education, between the years 2004 and 2016, the number of international students coming to the United States to complete high school nearly tripled. Many of these students, hoping to leverage their diplomas into admission into U.S.-based undergraduate programs, have chosen to pursue their studies in private schools. This is [...]

3 Reasons Why International Students Thrive in Private Schools2021-01-14T12:17:59-06:00
8 Jan, 2021

How One-on-One Teachers Help Children With ADD or ADHD to Enjoy Learning

2021-01-08T16:03:47-06:00

For children with the common ADD or ADHD diagnosis, school is a gauntlet of challenges. Even the most earnest and well-behaved ADHD child struggles to hold still through an entire lesson. Children with ADD are often social and love their school friends, but are often told that their natural energy is a classroom distraction. As [...]

How One-on-One Teachers Help Children With ADD or ADHD to Enjoy Learning2021-01-08T16:03:47-06:00
7 Jan, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 1: Student Procrastination

2021-01-07T15:56:51-06:00

TenneyTube is a series of videos about common issues for middle and high school students. Episode 1 is about student procrastination signs, types, and what to do about it. Click Here for the Video. This video series is derived from the most common topics with parents and our most searched website content. The series will [...]

TenneyTube Episode 1: Student Procrastination2021-01-07T15:56:51-06:00
6 Jan, 2021

Did Coronavirus Set Back Your Kid’s Education? – How Tutoring Can Bridge Their Learning Gaps 

2021-01-06T13:59:47-06:00

Has the Coronavirus crisis impacted your child or teen's learning? To be fair, it would probably be more of a surprise if it hadn’t. It seems almost all facets of life got interrupted in some way this year by the turbulence of the Coronavirus. Some much worse than others. It might be normal during school [...]

Did Coronavirus Set Back Your Kid’s Education? – How Tutoring Can Bridge Their Learning Gaps 2021-01-06T13:59:47-06:00
16 Dec, 2020

The Sad News About STAAR Testing in 2021

2020-12-16T15:38:48-06:00

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 [...]

The Sad News About STAAR Testing in 20212020-12-16T15:38:48-06:00
8 Dec, 2020

Student Study Skills or Giftedness, which is More Important?

2020-12-08T12:20:07-06:00

An overview: What is a student with "giftedness" (and why do we spend so much time trying to find them)? Nature, or nurture? These three simple words constitute a central question, one underpinning almost every field of cognitive science, anthropology, biology and even philosophy. It transcends constraint by nearly any discipline: hovering as a specter, [...]

Student Study Skills or Giftedness, which is More Important?2020-12-08T12:20:07-06:00
30 Nov, 2020

How to Prepare for Final Exams: Tips to Help You Succeed

2020-11-30T08:09:08-06:00

With finals right around the corner, it is important that students take steps to ensure that they are properly prepared. The fact is that final exams are not just any test, as they are meant to assess your understanding of materials covered throughout the semester. Furthermore, these exams are often heavily weighted and can mean [...]

How to Prepare for Final Exams: Tips to Help You Succeed2020-11-30T08:09:08-06:00