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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
3 Jan, 2020

5 Ways Teachers Can Build Confidence In Middle School Students

2020-01-08T13:51:36-06:00

Confidence In Middle School Middle school students are often underestimated by both parents and teachers. It is a time of life that can be overlooked, overshadowed by the formative years in elementary school and the determining years of high school. But we at The Tenney School know that this time of life is extremely important [...]

5 Ways Teachers Can Build Confidence In Middle School Students2020-01-08T13:51:36-06:00
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
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
2 Dec, 2019

Why Some Kids Give Up and Others Stick With It

2019-12-01T10:08:17-06:00

There is nothing more defeating for parents and teachers than the moment when a child just gives up. If the child would just keep trying, parents and teachers alike are willing to go above and beyond to help that child succeed, often more than anyone believed possible. When a student gives up, on the other [...]

Why Some Kids Give Up and Others Stick With It2019-12-01T10:08:17-06:00
25 Nov, 2019

Why Parents Choose Personalized Learning Programs for Their Children

2019-11-27T15:57:54-06:00

As a parent, you try to make the best possible decisions for your children to help them grow and succeed. Just as you encourage your child to stay physically fit and eat healthily so their bodies will grow strong, you also want to make choices that will help their minds grow strong. Choosing the right [...]

Why Parents Choose Personalized Learning Programs for Their Children2019-11-27T15:57:54-06:00
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
11 Nov, 2019

The Way It Is for International Students

2019-11-11T08:08:47-06:00

A significant number of students come to the United States every year to study in American schools. How well do they do? How does cultural shock affect them? What is the benefit to the American schools of international student attendance? According to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (also known as the "Shanghai Ranking"), the [...]

The Way It Is for International Students2019-11-11T08:08:47-06:00