Education Info

6 Apr, 2020

Online Learning: The Benefits of Tenney School Live!

2020-04-06T11:14:36-05:00

We anticipated a difficult transition to distance learning, but it turns out to be much better than we imagined.  In just two weeks the Tenney School has learned so much about the staff and students that make up this resilient institution and the challenges we are able to overcome. The obstacles that distance learning would [...]

Online Learning: The Benefits of Tenney School Live!2020-04-06T11:14:36-05:00
10 Mar, 2020

Using Art to Generate Flow States and Enhance Learning

2020-03-10T06:45:56-05:00

Many of us learn some kind of art when we're in school. This might be a visual art such as painting or photography or it could be learning an auditory art such as music or a tactile one such as pottery. But we've all had that experience of getting so caught up in what we're [...]

Using Art to Generate Flow States and Enhance Learning2020-03-10T06:45:56-05:00
18 Feb, 2020

How To Address The Difficulties International Students Face In School

2020-02-18T07:20:21-06:00

It takes courage to leave one's home country and move to a new place and a new culture. This is especially true for young students. Finding a new school can be difficult, and often poses a daunting task for international students and their families. Thankfully, we at the Tenney School understand some of the difficulties [...]

How To Address The Difficulties International Students Face In School2020-02-18T07:20:21-06:00
20 Jan, 2020

Why Teacher-Talk Stifles Student Learning

2020-01-21T08:16:36-06:00

Some teachers love to talk! It's great to have an enthusiastic, passionate teacher, but in the classroom, there needs to be a balance between talking and listening. Too much teacher-talk can actually harm a student's learning experience. Learn about the ways more talk leads to less learning. 1. Shortcuts Student Thinking When a teacher asks [...]

Why Teacher-Talk Stifles Student Learning2020-01-21T08:16:36-06:00
14 Jan, 2020

What Differentiated Instruction Means in the Classroom

2020-01-14T07:22:46-06:00

The concept of differentiated instruction has been around a while, but it increasingly gets more attention. At The Tenney School, we take differentiated instruction to its foundation by creating an environment that places one student with one teacher. Learn more about what it means to have differentiated instruction in the classroom. Differentiated Instruction Defined Some [...]

What Differentiated Instruction Means in the Classroom2020-01-14T07:22:46-06:00
8 Jan, 2020

How to Talk to Your Child About Being Gifted & Talented

2020-01-08T13:53:07-06:00

There is a difference between identifying a gifted & talent child and tracking them into a GT program. One of the most important steps is to talk to your child about what it means to be gifted & talented and how that will impact their life. As a parent, you are probably both proud and [...]

How to Talk to Your Child About Being Gifted & Talented2020-01-08T13:53:07-06:00
3 Jan, 2020

5 Ways Teachers Can Build Confidence In Middle School Students

2020-01-08T13:51:36-06:00

Confidence In Middle School Middle school students are often underestimated by both parents and teachers. It is a time of life that can be overlooked, overshadowed by the formative years in elementary school and the determining years of high school. But we at The Tenney School know that this time of life is extremely important [...]

5 Ways Teachers Can Build Confidence In Middle School Students2020-01-08T13:51:36-06:00
16 Dec, 2019

Private Schools Prepare International Students for College

2019-12-17T08:55:36-06:00

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 [...]

Private Schools Prepare International Students for College2019-12-17T08:55:36-06:00
9 Dec, 2019

Thriving in Small Schools

2019-12-10T09:15:23-06:00

With so many educational choices available today, the controversy continues to grow on what type of school makes the most sense for any given individual student. The term 'small school' represents a relative term; however, most would define a small school as enrolling 400 students or fewer. Small schools may take the form of a [...]

Thriving in Small Schools2019-12-10T09:15:23-06:00
25 Nov, 2019

Why Parents Choose Personalized Learning Programs for Their Children

2019-11-27T15:57:54-06:00

As a parent, you try to make the best possible decisions for your children to help them grow and succeed. Just as you encourage your child to stay physically fit and eat healthily so their bodies will grow strong, you also want to make choices that will help their minds grow strong. Choosing the right [...]

Why Parents Choose Personalized Learning Programs for Their Children2019-11-27T15:57:54-06:00