18 Feb, 2021

What Is Happening With College Admissions? The Good, The Bad, The Ugly

2021-02-23T14:14:14-06:00Thursday, February 18, 2021|Education Info, News, Tenney Subscribers|

Before the horror of 2020 took place, the route from high school to college was well-paved, easily-navigated, and almost everyone knew the ins and outs. To tell you the truth, it was so well thought out that people had set up profitable companies that promised to help students get into their first-choice colleges. But then, 2020 happened. [...]

26 Oct, 2020

The Benefits of Private School Over Public School

2021-08-09T16:29:04-05:00Monday, October 26, 2020|Learning Environment, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

Almost from their birth you begin to consider where your child will spend their school years. Knowing that their education is more than just filling their head with knowledge, you want to research all possible school routes. The school they attend will need to speak to them in their language, tap into how your student [...]

7 Oct, 2020

Personalized Learning: How a Custom Education Can Benefit Your Child

2020-10-07T17:26:06-05:00Wednesday, October 7, 2020|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, Private School, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

Everything around us is customizable and we love it. This is the era of customization and due to our technology and the variety of options. We can customize everything from the clothes we wear, the food we eat, the television shows and books that pop up on our recommended list, and the podcasts we listen [...]

24 Aug, 2020

Five Facts That Make Eleventh Grade Extremely Significant

2020-08-24T09:53:33-05:00Monday, August 24, 2020|Education Info, Private School, Student Health, Tenney Subscribers|

Is there a specific year in a student's education that seems like a throwaway year? Or is there one grade that seems more important than the others? This has been a topic of discussion for educators, parents, and students alike. And we at The Tenney School have identified a trend. Sadly, many students and their parents view [...]

18 Jun, 2020

Congratulations Mrs. Fonville: We Will Miss You!

2020-06-17T14:44:45-05:00Thursday, June 18, 2020|Events, News, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

One of the sad things about ending the school year under quarantine is missing the opportunity to celebrate milestones. While we were able to have an online award ceremony, and an in-person commencement ceremony for the class of 2020, we were unable to celebrate a significant retirement.  After decades of teaching in San Antonio Independent [...]

17 Jun, 2020

Cause and Effect of Student Procrastination: Can Intimate Teaching Help

2021-01-08T13:42:34-06:00Wednesday, June 17, 2020|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

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 immediately relevant to them. Children often [...]

2 Jun, 2020

3 Reasons for Summer School in 2020

2020-06-02T10:28:38-05:00Tuesday, June 2, 2020|Education Info, Summer Strategies, Tenney Subscribers|

We live in a different world today than we did just a few months ago.  The patterns and decisions of our lives has changed so dramatically, things we once thought were highly unlikely and unnecessary are now normal and wise.  For many students, 2020 may be the summer to consider summer school. I wanted to [...]

25 May, 2020

6 Facts You Need to Know About Private Schools

2020-06-01T08:34:27-05:00Monday, May 25, 2020|Education Info, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

The debate on the difference between public and private schools has been persistent for quite long. And for sure, although both are built on the same model and are fundamentally designed to play the same role, there are things that subtly set them apart. If you are a parent and are thinking of sending your [...]

28 Apr, 2020

Five Ways to Make Online Learning Successful

2020-06-02T15:06:09-05:00Tuesday, April 28, 2020|Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, News, Parents, Private School, Student Health, Tenney Subscribers|

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 [...]

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