9 Apr, 2021

The High-Risk Status of High-Achieving Students

2021-04-09T17:09:54-05:00Friday, April 9, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School|

Aiming high is a priority for many families that want to secure a future for their children, and some try to get their foot in the door in high-ranking schools as early as possible. Such schools are difficult to get into and even more difficult to pass. So not all are going to get in [...]

5 Apr, 2021

Fully Flexible Summer Courses

2021-04-05T14:39:30-05:00Monday, April 5, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Summer Strategies, Teachers|

Summer School may be just what your child needs to get back on track after a year of pandemic learning.  For 2021, we have decided to increase the flexibility for familes looking to enroll in sumemr courses: Course scheduling is flexible. Register for any 3 weeks to complete a semester course. Courses can be taken [...]

3 Apr, 2021

7 Benefits of One-on-One Tutoring

2021-04-03T08:46:23-05:00Saturday, April 3, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

Getting an education is an integral part of becoming a successful adult. Some students struggle with learning in a classroom and need to be taught a different way. This is where tutoring comes in. One-on-one tutoring can be beneficial in many ways. One-on-One Tutoring Is Less Distracting A classroom can be an incredibly distracting environment [...]

29 Mar, 2021

Six Things That Make a School Great

2021-03-24T14:54:13-05:00Monday, March 29, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School|

There are lots of schools across the nation that claim to be great. What does that actually mean, though? Some schools tout impressive test scores or the number of advanced placement classes they offer. Others speak of their educated staff members. Is that really what makes a school great? Here are six things that make [...]

24 Mar, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 7: It’s Not Cool to Be Tardy

2021-03-24T14:51:59-05:00Wednesday, March 24, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Teachers|

TenneyTube is a series of videos about common issues for middle and high school students. Episode 7 covers the impact of student tardies on the student, teacher, and overall operaion of the school. The video covers both the types of tardies: tardy to school & tardy to class. Click Here for the Video. This video [...]

8 Mar, 2021

7 Factors to Consider When Choosing a School

2021-03-02T07:28:57-06:00Monday, March 8, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Transition Between Schools|

The education your child receives will have a long-lasting impact on their life. Before spring break, many students will hear which schools they have been accepted to and will attend in the next school year. With so many options available to students these days, making a decision can become overwhelming. Understanding the important factors to [...]

2 Mar, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 6: How Long Should a Class Period Be?

2021-03-02T07:04:40-06:00Tuesday, March 2, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Teachers|

TenneyTube is a series of videos about common issues for middle and high school students. Episode 6 asks the question: how long should a class period be?  The video covers the different bell schedules & class lengths, strengths of each, scenarios where one is better than others, and research on student attention. Click Here for [...]

23 Feb, 2021

7 Ways Parents Can Help to Reduce Student Stress

2021-02-23T14:17:34-06:00Tuesday, February 23, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Student Health|

About 45% of teens said they had felt more stress than usual during COVID-19. This is a clear testimony of the heightened level of stress students are experiencing today. A good number of students are disengaged, some are recording declining performance while others have disappeared from school altogether. The situation has left classroom teachers feeling overwhelmed, [...]

22 Feb, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 5: Successful Classrooms Start with Student Questions

2021-06-08T14:23:03-05:00Monday, February 22, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Teachers|

TenneyTube is a series of videos about common issues for middle and high school students. Episode 5 is about the importance of student questions to classroom success. The video covers some of the obstacles to student questions, like "over-talking" teachers and negative peer pressure, and some discussion of the importance of quiet and how the [...]

6 Feb, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 4: Gifted Student Challenges

2021-02-08T10:03:37-06:00Saturday, February 6, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Teachers|

TenneyTube is a series of videos about common issues for middle and high school students. Episode 4 is about some of the common challenges encountered by "gifted and talented" students. The video covers unrealistic expectations, asynchronous development, and GT students with learning differences (or twice exceptional or "2e" students). Embedded within this discussion are suggestions [...]

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