Learning Strategies

26 Oct, 2020

3 Tips to Help You and Your Child Avoid Progress Report Panic

2020-10-27T09:16:30-05:00

It's a fact that a progress report doesn't measure the worth or even the intelligence of your child. It's just a piece of paper that tells you how well your child has been doing at school so far. Yet, progress reports end up causing a lot of panic among parents as well as children. If [...]

3 Tips to Help You and Your Child Avoid Progress Report Panic2020-10-27T09:16:30-05:00
19 Oct, 2020

Discover the Personalized Benefits of One-to-One Tutoring

2020-10-19T07:17:48-05:00

Children learn in different circumstances. They may thrive in the traditional classroom. They learn when they are having a chat with their parents or reading books of their own choice. Children learn, period. They soak up new information and use it, whether they are conscious of learning it or not. Thus, we are now offering [...]

Discover the Personalized Benefits of One-to-One Tutoring2020-10-19T07:17:48-05:00
5 Oct, 2020

The Hybrid-Flexible (HyFlex) Model for Education

2020-10-05T06:51:40-05:00

There are two options regarding the 2020-2021 school year. The first is for learning to remain completely virtual. The second and most coveted option is for life to return to normal. There is nothing that parents, students, and teachers would love more than to be able to return to the classroom and continue their routines. [...]

The Hybrid-Flexible (HyFlex) Model for Education2020-10-05T06:51:40-05:00
25 Sep, 2020

Seeing the Signs That Your Child Needs a Tutor

2020-09-25T16:17:44-05:00

Deciding whether your child needs a tutor can be difficult. Student needs are varied and unique, ranging from subject-related issues to emotional concerns. Hiring a tutor can make the difference between frustration and success for a child so recognizing the need for a tutor is extremely important. Several different signs indicate that a child would [...]

Seeing the Signs That Your Child Needs a Tutor2020-09-25T16:17:44-05:00
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
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
11 Aug, 2020

How to Prepare Your Children for a HyFlex Educational Experience

2020-08-11T07:07:26-05:00

In the wake of COVID-19, parents and teachers need to prepare for a new style of education. In our Tenney School Summer Session, we are already implementing a HyFlex approach. HyFlex (or Hybrid-Flexible) uses a combination of in-person learning and online learning. The classroom is set up with video conferencing capabilities, allowing students to be present [...]

How to Prepare Your Children for a HyFlex Educational Experience2020-08-11T07:07:26-05:00
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
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
10 Jun, 2020

Secretly Educational Uses of Screen Time

2020-06-09T13:14:58-05:00

With many schools recently adopting an online version of their classes, the internet has never before been such a perfect tool for educating young minds. Sometimes, though, children and teens can become tired of structured learning and long for some mindless screen time. If you're wanting to give your child a little bit of a [...]

Secretly Educational Uses of Screen Time2020-06-09T13:14:58-05:00