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27 Mar, 2020

Why Online Learning Works (Especially at the Tenney School)

2020-03-27T10:16:43-05:00

The transition from classroom learning to online learning can be a difficult one. Sometimes both students and teachers are facing a lot of uncertainty. They are unsure how this new method of doing things will work. However, at The Tenney School, we have found that online learning is both possible and beneficial! We are able [...]

Why Online Learning Works (Especially at the Tenney School)2020-03-27T10:16:43-05:00
13 Mar, 2020

How Much Is Student Anxiety on the Rise?

2020-03-13T07:46:18-05:00

In some cultures where educational advancement is entirely tied to big examinations, student anxiety is very high, more often leading to suicide and other dramatic emotional outcomes. The situation is serious among students in the United States as well. "The Mental Health Tsunami" An article from the National Educational Association (NEA) quotes a kindergarten teacher [...]

How Much Is Student Anxiety on the Rise?2020-03-13T07:46:18-05:00
27 Jan, 2020

The Benefits of Small Class Sizes for Students

2020-01-25T08:44:38-06:00

We've all heard that small class sizes are good for the education of a child (or even an adult, if you're considering college students). When you look at the brochures for many private schools and colleges, small class size is always one of the things that they mention as one of their advantages over other [...]

The Benefits of Small Class Sizes for Students2020-01-25T08:44:38-06:00
20 Jan, 2020

Why Teacher-Talk Stifles Student Learning

2020-01-21T08:16:36-06:00

Some teachers love to talk! It's great to have an enthusiastic, passionate teacher, but in the classroom, there needs to be a balance between talking and listening. Too much teacher-talk can actually harm a student's learning experience. Learn about the ways more talk leads to less learning. 1. Shortcuts Student Thinking When a teacher asks [...]

Why Teacher-Talk Stifles Student Learning2020-01-21T08:16:36-06:00
14 Jan, 2020

What Differentiated Instruction Means in the Classroom

2020-01-14T07:22:46-06:00

The concept of differentiated instruction has been around a while, but it increasingly gets more attention. At The Tenney School, we take differentiated instruction to its foundation by creating an environment that places one student with one teacher. Learn more about what it means to have differentiated instruction in the classroom. Differentiated Instruction Defined Some [...]

What Differentiated Instruction Means in the Classroom2020-01-14T07:22:46-06:00
8 Jan, 2020

How to Talk to Your Child About Being Gifted & Talented

2020-01-08T13:53:07-06:00

There is a difference between identifying a gifted & talent child and tracking them into a GT program. One of the most important steps is to talk to your child about what it means to be gifted & talented and how that will impact their life. As a parent, you are probably both proud and [...]

How to Talk to Your Child About Being Gifted & Talented2020-01-08T13:53:07-06:00
27 Dec, 2019

Learning Discipline and Getting a Rounded Education

2020-01-02T08:43:56-06:00

At what point does a student leave school and join the real world? Is it when they get their first job? Is it when they leave high school for college? Is it when they leave college and get a full-time job? There's no way to pinpoint the exact point when you enter the "real world." [...]

Learning Discipline and Getting a Rounded Education2020-01-02T08:43:56-06:00
16 Dec, 2019

Private Schools Prepare International Students for College

2019-12-17T08:55:36-06:00

International students have to face many challenges when they come to the United States to study. In fact, there are times when even getting into a school poses a challenge, even if the student is very good at academics. This is because the application process in the United States is very detailed, which is quite [...]

Private Schools Prepare International Students for College2019-12-17T08:55:36-06:00
9 Dec, 2019

Thriving in Small Schools

2019-12-10T09:15:23-06:00

With so many educational choices available today, the controversy continues to grow on what type of school makes the most sense for any given individual student. The term 'small school' represents a relative term; however, most would define a small school as enrolling 400 students or fewer. Small schools may take the form of a [...]

Thriving in Small Schools2019-12-10T09:15:23-06:00
18 Nov, 2019

Why Consider a Private Education for Your Child?

2019-11-18T08:05:07-06:00

Our children will create the world of tomorrow. And tomorrow is a time and place we don't know. How can we prepare them to take on this challenge with integrity, perseverance, and honor? We give them the education that best fits them. But how do we choose the best school? Here are some of the [...]

Why Consider a Private Education for Your Child?2019-11-18T08:05:07-06:00