Student Health

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
21 Jun, 2020

How the Hybrid-Flexible (HyFlex) Model for Education Can Benefit Your Child

2020-06-20T17:36:03-05:00

Many parents are incredibly concerned about what school will look like for their children in the fall. After months of transitioning to online learning, parents wonder what measures schools take to make it possible for children to continue learning while still maintaining appropriate social distancing measures. One of the most popular models for returning to [...]

How the Hybrid-Flexible (HyFlex) Model for Education Can Benefit Your Child2020-06-20T17:36:03-05:00
29 Apr, 2020

Safe, In-Person Summer School

2020-06-04T16:02:44-05:00

The summer of 2020 may be the best one ever to consider summer school for your child.  A few of the reasons summer school may be something good to consider this year: Students are behind. Distance learning at many schools at the end of the 19-20 school year was ineffective, and summer is a good [...]

Safe, In-Person Summer School2020-06-04T16:02:44-05:00
28 Apr, 2020

Five Ways to Make Online Learning Successful

2020-06-02T15:06:09-05:00

Our world has changed drastically, just in the past few months. As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, school after school is transitioning to online learning. Students and teachers alike are taking concern for each other's safety and finding ways to continue learning via online platforms. Although there have been bumps in the road, the functionality of [...]

Five Ways to Make Online Learning Successful2020-06-02T15:06:09-05:00
27 Apr, 2020

Handling the Impact of Today’s Crisis on Student Anxiety

2020-06-02T15:03:19-05:00

Somewhere between February and April, everyone's lifestyles changed drastically. COVID-19 has sent everybody home for the foreseeable in order to control the spread of the virus. On one hand, we have never been better-equipped for this kind of pandemic. Mobile devices and wifi, communication and learning platforms, cloud-shared documents, and video streaming: we're great at [...]

Handling the Impact of Today’s Crisis on Student Anxiety2020-06-02T15:03:19-05:00
4 Apr, 2020

How to Support Your Gifted & Talented Child at Home

2020-06-02T14:50:56-05:00

Every parent of a GT child is proud, but Gifted & Talented is more than just a title of achievement. GT and AP (advanced placement) are separate entities. It means your child is more creative than others and, thus, more likely to excel in non-standard ways. Your child may be better at problem-solving with outside-the-box [...]

How to Support Your Gifted & Talented Child at Home2020-06-02T14:50:56-05:00
13 Mar, 2020

How Much Is Student Anxiety on the Rise?

2020-05-29T15:47:20-05:00

In some cultures where educational advancement ties 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 as finding [...]

How Much Is Student Anxiety on the Rise?2020-05-29T15:47:20-05:00
2 Mar, 2020

Build Confidence in Your Middle School Students

2020-05-29T15:33:40-05:00

Middle school is a difficult period of growth and change for students. Not only are they experiencing changes in their body, but expectations in school are also changing. Students have recently grown out of their elementary school routines and are experiencing more responsibility. With more difficult content, kids may begin to struggle with their academic [...]

Build Confidence in Your Middle School Students2020-05-29T15:33:40-05:00
10 Feb, 2020

What Is Dysgraphia And What Parents Need To Know

2020-02-07T18:14:24-06:00

Dyslexia and dysgraphia began as classic neurological syndromes identified in the 1890s by Joseph Jules Dejerine, a French neurologist. From the standpoint of classical neurology, these conditions were seen as a profound inability to communicate, dyslexia referring to speech and dysgraphia referring to writing. Looking at the diagnosis from a medical standpoint from the perspective [...]

What Is Dysgraphia And What Parents Need To Know2020-02-07T18:14:24-06:00
20 Dec, 2019

What Parents Need to Know About Dysgraphia

2019-12-20T08:01:54-06:00

Most parents have heard of dyslexia before, but how many know what dysgraphia is? The word "dysgraphia" is composed of two Greek words: "dys," meaning difficult, and "graphia," meaning writing. From that, we get difficult writing, messy writing, or incomprehensible writing. Dysgraphia is becoming a common diagnosis among students, so it helps to understand the [...]

What Parents Need to Know About Dysgraphia2019-12-20T08:01:54-06:00