10 Jan, 2022

Why It Is Never Too Late to Switch to a Private School?

2022-01-10T10:23:07-06:00Monday, January 10, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School|

Do you have a high school-aged child that you would like to switch to a private school? Are you worried that it may be too late for them? In reality, it is never too late to switch to a private school. Even if your child is a senior, you can find success for your child. [...]

26 May, 2021

Considering Private School Types: Which One Is Best for Your Child?

2021-05-28T15:36:12-05:00Wednesday, May 26, 2021|Education Info, Private School|

Elementary Public Schools in the United States started as a one-room schoolhouse and evolved into overcrowded classrooms. Only the wealthiest families could afford to send their children to private schools, which for the most part consisted of boarding schools. Public schools now offer more choices in the way of the Charter and Magnet options. But, today's [...]

7 May, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 10: International Students…Coming to America

2021-05-07T08:53:46-05:00Friday, May 7, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Summer Strategies, Teachers|

TenneyTube is a series of videos about common issues for middle and high school students. Episode 10 is about international students. Prior to the pandemic, there were record-breaking numbers of international students in America. Many of these students were college students, but an increasing number of students are coming to America for high school. This [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

13 Jan, 2021

3 Reasons Why International Students Thrive in Private Schools

2021-01-14T12:17:59-06:00Wednesday, January 13, 2021|Education Info, International students, Private School|

According to the Institute of International Education, between the years 2004 and 2016, the number of international students coming to the United States to complete high school nearly tripled. Many of these students, hoping to leverage their diplomas into admission into U.S.-based undergraduate programs, have chosen to pursue their studies in private schools. This is [...]

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