5 Apr, 2021

Fully Flexible Summer Courses

2021-04-05T14:39:30-05:00

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 [...]

Fully Flexible Summer Courses2021-04-05T14:39:30-05:00
5 Apr, 2021

Will Students and Teachers Be Wearing Masks in Fall 2021?

2021-04-05T08:05:35-05:00

Now that there is a coronavirus vaccine, people are becoming cautiously optimistic about their lives going forward. Most of us have been working from home, and kids have been learning remotely throughout the pandemic. With an available vaccine, it's possible that kids will return to school in fall 2021. But will they still have to [...]

Will Students and Teachers Be Wearing Masks in Fall 2021?2021-04-05T08:05:35-05:00
24 Mar, 2021

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

2021-03-24T14:51:59-05:00

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 [...]

TenneyTube Episode 7: It’s Not Cool to Be Tardy2021-03-24T14:51:59-05:00
2 Mar, 2021

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

2021-03-02T07:04:40-06:00

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 [...]

TenneyTube Episode 6: How Long Should a Class Period Be?2021-03-02T07:04:40-06:00
22 Feb, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 5: Successful Classrooms Start with Student Questions

2021-02-23T14:16:02-06:00

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 [...]

TenneyTube Episode 5: Successful Classrooms Start with Student Questions2021-02-23T14:16:02-06:00
6 Feb, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 4: Gifted Student Challenges

2021-02-08T10:03:37-06:00

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 [...]

TenneyTube Episode 4: Gifted Student Challenges2021-02-08T10:03:37-06:00
2 Feb, 2021

How to Improve Classroom Engagement in This Remote/Online Era

2021-02-02T07:36:22-06:00

A year ago, the coronavirus pandemic spread all over the world and took a toll on millions of lives. What we are now witnessing is a changing world; where social distancing is a norm, wearing masks is essential, and staying locked in homes is a daily routine. In these turbulent times- businesses, offices, and schools [...]

How to Improve Classroom Engagement in This Remote/Online Era2021-02-02T07:36:22-06:00
24 Jan, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 3: Private School…Worth The Cost?

2021-01-25T07:05:48-06:00

TenneyTube is a series of videos about common issues for middle and high school students. Episode 3 is about whether private schools are worth the cost. The video covers the basic differences between private and public schools, some factors to consider when making a school choice, and whether private school cost might be worth it [...]

TenneyTube Episode 3: Private School…Worth The Cost?2021-01-25T07:05:48-06:00
18 Jan, 2021

Why I’m a Public School Teacher But a Private School Parent

2021-01-14T14:16:31-06:00

I’m a public school teacher. I love my job. I love my students. I love my school! And I’m sending my kids to a private school anyway. I know this is going to sound hypocritical, but this is one of the best decisions I’ve ever made - as a parent and as a teacher. Yes, [...]

Why I’m a Public School Teacher But a Private School Parent2021-01-14T14:16:31-06:00
14 Jan, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 2: The Case For and Against the Zero

2021-01-14T12:17:05-06:00

TenneyTube is a series of videos about common issues for middle and high school students. Episode 2 is about the zero grade in school. The video covers why it might be a good or bad idea to use the zero to motivate students, and some possible alternatives in lieu of the zero. Click Here for [...]

TenneyTube Episode 2: The Case For and Against the Zero2021-01-14T12:17:05-06:00
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