20 Apr, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 9: Fight Summer Learning Loss

2021-04-20T07:40:28-05:00Tuesday, April 20, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Summer Strategies, Teachers|

TenneyTube is a series of videos about common issues for middle and high school students. Episode 9 is about summer learning loss or the summer slide. Students will lose some of the academic gains made over the course of the school year unless they have a plan to continue exercising their brain.  Students can use [...]

12 Apr, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 8: Credit Recovery

2021-04-12T07:22:38-05:00Monday, April 12, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Summer Strategies, Teachers|

TenneyTube is a series of videos about common issues for middle and high school students. Episode 8 is about credit recovery. In our expereince, it is almost always better for middle and high school students to develop a plan to recover credits over time than to repeat a grade. Students can use summer school, an [...]

5 Apr, 2021

Fully Flexible Summer Courses

2021-04-05T14:39:30-05:00Monday, April 5, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Summer Strategies, Teachers|

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 [...]

24 Mar, 2021

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

2021-03-24T14:51:59-05:00Wednesday, March 24, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Teachers|

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 [...]

2 Mar, 2021

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

2021-03-02T07:04:40-06:00Tuesday, March 2, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Teachers|

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 [...]

22 Feb, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 5: Successful Classrooms Start with Student Questions

2021-06-08T14:23:03-05:00Monday, February 22, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Teachers|

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 [...]

6 Feb, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 4: Gifted Student Challenges

2021-02-08T10:03:37-06:00Saturday, February 6, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Teachers|

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 [...]

24 Jan, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 3: Private School…Worth The Cost?

2021-01-25T07:05:48-06:00Sunday, January 24, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Teachers|

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 [...]

2 Jan, 2021

Enrolling Your Child in a Smaller School Will Help Them Form More Meaningful Relationships

2021-01-02T09:07:37-06:00Saturday, January 2, 2021|Learning Environment|

We all want the best education for our children. However, in addition to academics and life-learning skills, we also want them to experience enjoyment and fulfillment while in school. Thus, forming meaningful and long-lasting relationships. So, when we select a school for our child, we must consider not only how the school fares academically, but also [...]

5 Dec, 2020

A Small School Can Be a Great Fit for Many Students

2020-12-05T08:10:13-06:00Saturday, December 5, 2020|Learning Environment|

Some students thrive on getting lost in a crowd and being one of many. However, most will appreciate the advantages offered by a smaller school. Benefits of a Small School Students attending a smaller school will realize some fairly obvious benefits as well as those that are more intangible or unexpected. Smaller Class Size Predictably, [...]

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