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7 Oct, 2020

Personalized Learning: How a Custom Education Can Benefit Your Child

2020-10-07T17:26:06-05:00

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 [...]

Personalized Learning: How a Custom Education Can Benefit Your Child2020-10-07T17:26:06-05:00
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
24 Aug, 2020

Five Facts That Make Eleventh Grade Extremely Significant

2020-08-24T09:53:33-05:00

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 [...]

Five Facts That Make Eleventh Grade Extremely Significant2020-08-24T09:53:33-05:00
18 Jun, 2020

Congratulations Mrs. Fonville: We Will Miss You!

2020-06-17T14:44:45-05:00

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 [...]

Congratulations Mrs. Fonville: We Will Miss You!2020-06-17T14:44:45-05:00
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
2 Jun, 2020

3 Reasons for Summer School in 2020

2020-06-02T10:28:38-05:00

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 [...]

3 Reasons for Summer School in 20202020-06-02T10:28:38-05:00
25 May, 2020

6 Facts You Need to Know About Private Schools

2020-06-01T08:34:27-05:00

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 [...]

6 Facts You Need to Know About Private Schools2020-06-01T08:34:27-05:00
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
6 Apr, 2020

Online Learning: The Benefits of Tenney School Live!

2020-06-02T14:58:23-05:00

We anticipated a difficult transition to distance learning, but it turns out to be much better than we imagined. In just two weeks, the Tenney School has learned about the staff and students that make up this resilient institution. The obstacles that distance learning would create seemed to be bigger than the benefits, however that’s [...]

Online Learning: The Benefits of Tenney School Live!2020-06-02T14:58:23-05:00
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