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29 Nov, 2022

8 Tips and Tricks for Maintaining a Perfect School/Life Balance

2022-11-29T10:23:04-06:00Tuesday, November 29, 2022|Education Info, Student Health|

It's no secret that the key to success in school is maintaining a healthy balance between academics and extracurriculars. But what happens when you add in a job, social life, and family obligations? It can be tough to juggle everything, but finding the perfect school/life balance that works for you is important. However, you can [...]

8 Nov, 2022

Are Private Schools a Better Option Than Public Schools?

2022-11-15T13:13:42-06:00Tuesday, November 8, 2022|Education Info, Private School|

To understand if private schools are ahead of public schools, we'd first need to understand the differences between the two. What Are Public Schools? Public schools are institutions that offer free or subsidized education via taxation (I.e., local, state, and/or federal) for students. The curriculum is designed based on a set of courses a [...]

1 Nov, 2022

The Great Debate: Is Homework Helpful or Harmful?

2022-11-07T10:17:40-06:00Tuesday, November 1, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

Is homework helpful? Is it harmful? Does it even matter? These questions have spurred debate in homes and schools worldwide, and they likely will until the end. In this article, we'll look at some of the main arguments made by both sides of the debate and see where they come from and how they can [...]

25 Oct, 2022

Five Ways to Help Your Shy Child Thrive (Without Forcing Them to Change)

2022-11-07T10:18:27-06:00Tuesday, October 25, 2022|Education Info, Student Health|

Have you ever heard a conversation go like this about your shy child: "Your kid is so quiet! She barely says a word." "Yeah, she's our introverted one. We're working on that. Come on, can't you say hello?" "Don't worry, I was a shy kid too. She'll grow out of it." It is not [...]

18 Oct, 2022

Five Ways Tutoring Promotes Academic Success

2022-11-07T10:19:37-06:00Tuesday, October 18, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

Academic tutoring for students often connects to failure in the minds of many parents and even teachers. "This student is dropping behind, so they need tutoring." "Your child failed the class, have you considered getting a summer tutor?" At The Tenney School, however, we believe that comments like these undermine the true value of [...]

11 Oct, 2022

Six Alternatives to Traditional College

2022-11-07T11:12:59-06:00Tuesday, October 11, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

Every high school graduate faces a barrage of intimidating questions about their future. What colleges did they apply to? Where did they get accepted? Where are they going? What are they studying? The push to pursue the traditional path of college directly after high school can be overwhelming. And, to be quite honest, it [...]

5 Oct, 2022

The Why’s and How’s of Student Organization in Middle and High School

2022-11-07T11:14:11-06:00Wednesday, October 5, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment|

The lack of organization is one of the greatest obstacles that come between a student and academic success. Many times, students will do fine in middle or high school but become overwhelmed and disillusioned in college. These are most likely students who never learned how to stay organized. When they lived at home, their [...]

27 Sep, 2022

5 Practical Tips on How to Prepare for College

2022-11-07T11:15:04-06:00Tuesday, September 27, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

Going to college is a big step. It's a time for being independent, new experiences, and self-discovery. But it can also be a time of stress and anxiety. The key to a successful college experience is mental and emotional preparation. In this article, we'll share some practical tips on how to prepare for college. There [...]

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