Education Info

25 Jul, 2023

Craft a Stand-Out College Application: 5 Tips for Students and Parents

2023-07-25T12:42:58-05:00Tuesday, July 25, 2023|Education Info|

As soon as your child enters high school, it's crucial to advise them to pick rigorous classes and unique activities, among other things. That is, you need to make sure your child is making the most of their time in high school. They can have an interesting and stand-out college application. These days, it's [...]

18 Jul, 2023

5 Ways for Parents to Engage in Their Student’s Educational Experience

2023-07-18T15:56:54-05:00Tuesday, July 18, 2023|Education Info, Parents|

Your student can't succeed alone. They need an involved parent who is dedicated to their student's educational experience — in the classroom and outside of it. Here are a few ways you can get involved in your student's educational experience, as a parent of a student in grades 5-12: Be Present During Homework Time [...]

27 Jun, 2023

5 Effective Strategies to Ease Homework Stress

2023-06-29T09:58:57-05:00Tuesday, June 27, 2023|Education Info, Student Health|

High school students spend an average of 4-5 hours per week on homework. Students in higher-level classes often deal with greater homework loads. Even in elementary and middle school, students may find themselves dealing with nightly homework, projects, and other assignments that have to be completed outside school hours. High amounts of homework, especially if the [...]

22 Jun, 2023

Understanding the Differences Between Dual Enrollment and Advanced Placement Courses

2023-06-22T09:12:19-05:00Thursday, June 22, 2023|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, Private School|

Before your high school student chooses which classes to take, it's important to understand the differences between Advanced Placement and Dual Enrollment classes. Although each course is designed to be rigorous and college-level, there are a few significant differences between the two formats. Here's an introduction to college-level courses at The Tenney School: Why Take [...]

31 May, 2023

Key Things to Look for When Touring a College Campus

2023-05-30T15:39:34-05:00Wednesday, May 31, 2023|Education Info, Uncategorized|

Choosing the right college for your future needs is an important decision, and the process can be very exciting. Many colleges and universities offer a lot of incentives to encourage potential students to consider their institutions. However, during a campus tour, keep in mind that you are likely choosing the place where you will [...]

23 May, 2023

Get Your Student Learning This Summer: Perks of Summer School

2023-05-23T10:18:51-05:00Tuesday, May 23, 2023|Education Info|

Summertime is exciting for students and parents alike, but unfortunately, students are prone to losing crucial information during summer break. It's certainly beneficial for students to spend some time relaxing over the break. However, there are many incredible academic and social benefits to taking summer courses. Here are some of the perks of taking [...]

26 Apr, 2023

How to Choose Between Special Education vs. a 504 Plan

2023-05-02T11:19:01-05:00Wednesday, April 26, 2023|Education Info, Uncategorized|

Every student learns at their own pace. Adapting instruction to meet them where they are is key when it comes to helping them succeed. Special education services and 504 plans are two of the most common options for helping students that may struggle to learn at grade level with no extra assistance. Here is [...]

19 Apr, 2023

One-on-One Instruction to Eliminate Boredom and Keep Your Child Engaged

2023-04-25T11:23:00-05:00Wednesday, April 19, 2023|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

Why is school boring? If you think about it, this is a common complaint. A lot of kids think that school is boring. That's why you hear about students skipping school. Or if they're not old enough to skip school, they're talking to other kids in class. Or they're staring out the window or [...]

28 Mar, 2023

6 Effective Ways Teachers Can Close the Achievement Gap in the Classroom

2023-04-11T14:04:26-05:00Tuesday, March 28, 2023|Education Info, Teachers|

The achievement gap, or the disparity in academic performance between various students, is an important educational issue. Students from low-income and marginalized backgrounds, as well as those with learning disabilities, frequently fall behind their peers. It is feasible to reduce the achievement gap and guarantee that all kids receive the education they deserve with [...]

21 Mar, 2023

The Future of Education: How Visual Learning Takes the Lead

2023-03-28T08:25:43-05:00Tuesday, March 21, 2023|Education Info|

Education evolves as new technologies, methods, and techniques emerge to enhance learning outcomes. Visual learning is one such approach that proves to be highly effective. It uses visual aids such as videos, images, graphics, and whiteboard presentations to facilitate learning. Moreover, this enables students to understand and retain ideas and information better. Here's what [...]

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