Education Info

18 Sep, 2020

10 Reasons to Send Your Child to a Private School

2020-09-18T15:44:31-05:00

The things that a child (or teenager) learns at school will stay with them for the rest of their life. So, you want to make sure that your child learns the things that will equip them to deal with all of life's challenges. Plus, you also want to make sure that they learn to lead [...]

10 Reasons to Send Your Child to a Private School2020-09-18T15:44:31-05:00
5 Sep, 2020

How to Know When You Need a Tutor

2020-09-05T08:55:28-05:00

Everybody has off days when they don't perform their best on a test or major project. Getting a bad grade—even an F—once in a while doesn't mean you need to rush to find a tutor. So when is it time to ask for help? Below are six signs that may indicate you need some extra [...]

How to Know When You Need a Tutor2020-09-05T08:55:28-05:00
24 Aug, 2020

Five Facts That Make Eleventh Grade Extremely Significant

2020-08-24T09:53:33-05:00

Is there a specific year in a student's education that seems like a throwaway year? Or is there one grade that seems more important than the others? This has been a topic of discussion for educators, parents, and students alike. And we at The Tenney School have identified a trend. Sadly, many students and their parents view [...]

Five Facts That Make Eleventh Grade Extremely Significant2020-08-24T09:53:33-05:00
18 Aug, 2020

5 Characteristics of an Effective Tutor

2020-08-18T07:05:26-05:00

Many parents will be hiring tutors this school year to help their children reach academic goals. The one-on-one teaching approach of tutoring allows students to catch up on subjects they have fallen behind in, or it allows gifted students the opportunity to branch out to more subjects. What makes a good tutor? Take a look [...]

5 Characteristics of an Effective Tutor2020-08-18T07:05:26-05:00
27 Jul, 2020

4 Tips & Tricks for Successful Online Learning

2020-07-30T07:51:34-05:00

The world has changed quite a bit over the last couple of months. With the spread of COVID-19, school after school has transitioned to exclusively online learning. Because of the sudden changes to the learning platform, it's been a bit of a bumpy road for many students. Here at The Tenney School, we are determined [...]

4 Tips & Tricks for Successful Online Learning2020-07-30T07:51:34-05:00
16 Jul, 2020

The Impact of Coronavirus on College Admissions

2020-07-16T15:13:22-05:00

Coronavirus has changed society's perception of many things. It has brought to light issues that previously went unnoticed and shifted perspective on some concerns that had previously been in the public eye. College, and college admissions, is no exception. Many parents and students alike are concerned by what Coronavirus will mean for students planning to [...]

The Impact of Coronavirus on College Admissions2020-07-16T15:13:22-05:00
14 Jul, 2020

Tenney’s “Hybrid-Flexible” Approach for the 20-21 School Year

2020-07-14T07:42:15-05:00

The Tenney School will be using a Hybrid-Flexible (or HyFlex) approach to conducting school during the 2020-2021 school year.  This approach will maximize the academic progress of our students in a manner that is safe for our community. Using Hybrid-Flexible, we will be prepared to teach students online or in person every day. The number [...]

Tenney’s “Hybrid-Flexible” Approach for the 20-21 School Year2020-07-14T07:42:15-05:00
1 Jul, 2020

Why Small Private Schools Are the Best for International Students

2020-07-01T07:20:36-05:00

International students who come to America have so much they must adapt to, and quickly! Not only are they tackling everyday life in a different language, but they are attending school in a different educational system. It can also be a very lonely time for these students as they may struggle to make friends. These [...]

Why Small Private Schools Are the Best for International Students2020-07-01T07:20:36-05:00
17 Jun, 2020

Cause and Effect of Student Procrastination: Can Intimate Teaching Help

2020-06-17T14:30:49-05:00

Procrastination Is a Human Problem Around 20% of adults are chronic procrastinators. Among students, procrastination can be serious because not keeping up with the flow of student work means that you fall behind. According to some experts, students most often procrastinate because they don't see the relevance of the future project to things that are [...]

Cause and Effect of Student Procrastination: Can Intimate Teaching Help2020-06-17T14:30:49-05:00
9 Jun, 2020

Gillian Lynne’s Story and the Advantages of Private Schools for Gifted Children

2020-06-09T07:50:47-05:00

We've all heard about the advantages of private schools—from the small class sizes to the higher academic standards. Even when it comes to extracurriculars, students from private schools appear to have an advantage over students from public schools. Plus, students in private schools get more personalized attention and are able to develop better as individuals. [...]

Gillian Lynne’s Story and the Advantages of Private Schools for Gifted Children2020-06-09T07:50:47-05:00