7 May, 2022

Does Individualized Instruction Hamper Social Development?

2022-05-09T07:52:14-05:00Saturday, May 7, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

Educators face a difficult task in meeting the diverse requirements of children. It does require more planning and monitoring of student progress, but the advantages far outweigh the disadvantages. Individualized instruction helps children become active and effective learners, preparing them for a lifetime of learning in an ever-changing world. With children's varying aptitudes, personalized education [...]

28 Feb, 2022

The Importance of a Late Morning Start: Why Early Mornings Are Bad for Learners

2022-02-25T10:22:15-06:00Monday, February 28, 2022|Learning Environment|

Schools, across the nation, often start at incredibly early hours. It's not uncommon for elementary schools to start as early as 7:15 or 7:30 in the morning. Middle and high schools may start as early as 8:00. Those hours are far from ideal for most students. In fact, an early-morning start term can be incredibly [...]

24 Feb, 2022

10 Noteworthy Benefits of a Shorter School Day

2022-02-24T07:12:21-06:00Thursday, February 24, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Student Health|

Our individualized learning setup at the Tenney School allows us to offer more instruction in a shorter amount of time. Since students receive dedicated 1:1 teaching for all core subjects, they don't need to bother spending time on topics that aren't on their instructional level. Our general school hours run from 9 am - 2 pm, [...]

16 Feb, 2022

What to Do If You Live Near a Great Elementary School But a Poor Middle School District

2022-02-16T07:28:24-06:00Wednesday, February 16, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School|

Choosing the appropriate school for your child can have a huge impact on his or her academic achievement. The good news is that there are numerous educational options available nowadays, from homeschooling, online schools, charter schools, and private schools, in addition to the public school down the street. These options can be overwhelming and one [...]

10 Feb, 2022

Individualized Instruction: Metacognitive Skills Improve Learning and Studying Skills

2022-02-10T16:19:36-06:00Thursday, February 10, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

If you're reading this post, you're likely aware of the concept of individualized instruction. Often, we think about this concept in terms of subject matter within a particular discipline. For example, a student in third grade may be working on fifth-grade level science skills but second-grade level math skills. Individualized instruction and a personalized learning [...]

8 Feb, 2022

What You Can Do When Your Child Is Struggling With Writer’s Block

2022-02-08T07:28:18-06:00Tuesday, February 8, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

Writing a research paper is no easy task, and it is something that takes a lot of hard work and commitment. Because of this, it is important that your child knows what steps to follow in order to write a successful research paper. Thankfully, there are certain things that they can do to write a [...]

31 Jan, 2022

From Taboo to Acceptance, How the 504 Plan Entered the Mainstream

2022-01-28T10:47:42-06:00Monday, January 31, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

Academic difficulties can arise for a variety of reasons for children with physical or mental problems. However, use federal legislation to ensure that your child's unique needs are satisfied. Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 assists parents of students with physical or mental impairments in public or publicly financed private schools in developing [...]

21 Jan, 2022

3 Life-Changing Ways You Can Help Your Teen Build Better Habits & Routines

2022-01-21T14:32:13-06:00Friday, January 21, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Parents|

It's always fun to think back and remember what it was like to be in high school and middle school. It was filled with good times, bad times, fun times, and boring times. Like many adults, it took a long time after high school to build strong time management and self-accountability skills. For many adolescents, [...]

10 Jan, 2022

Why It Is Never Too Late to Switch to a Private School?

2022-01-10T10:23:07-06:00Monday, January 10, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School|

Do you have a high school-aged child that you would like to switch to a private school? Are you worried that it may be too late for them? In reality, it is never too late to switch to a private school. Even if your child is a senior, you can find success for your child. [...]

16 Nov, 2021

Is 2022 the Year of the School “Do-Over?”

2021-12-08T07:23:59-06:00Tuesday, November 16, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School, Student Health|

Many students are struggling as they move into the 2021/2022 school year. Coming on the heels of COVID-19, many students have found themselves faltering at the gates as they try to move into the school year. They may have poor grades due to a lack of comprehension, or they may still be struggling with a [...]

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