8 Jul, 2020

Why Private School Is an Excellent Choice for Your Child

2020-07-08T07:53:47-05:00Wednesday, July 8, 2020|Learning Environment, Private School|

Choosing what school to send your child to can be a huge decision. You want to do what is best for them and what allows them to get the best education possible. While there are many great options available, choosing a private school is an excellent choice. There are so many benefits to enrolling your [...]

1 Jul, 2020

Why Small Private Schools Are the Best for International Students

2020-07-01T07:20:36-05:00Wednesday, July 1, 2020|Education Info, International students, Private School|

International students who come to America have so much they must adapt to, and quickly! Not only are they tackling everyday life in a different language, but they are attending school in a different educational system. It can also be a very lonely time for these students as they may struggle to make friends. These [...]

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 [...]

27 Mar, 2020

Why Online Learning Works (Especially at the Tenney School)

2020-06-02T14:45:54-05:00Friday, March 27, 2020|Learning Strategies, Parents, Private School, Summer Strategies, Teachers|

The transition from classroom learning to online learning can be a difficult one. Sometimes both students and teachers are facing a lot of uncertainty. They are unsure how this new method of doing things will work. However, at The Tenney School, we have found that online learning is both possible and beneficial! We are able [...]

13 Mar, 2020

How Much Is Student Anxiety on the Rise?

2020-05-29T15:47:20-05:00Friday, March 13, 2020|Parents, Private School, Student Health, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

In some cultures where educational advancement ties to big examinations, student anxiety is very high, more often leading to suicide and other dramatic emotional outcomes. The situation is serious among students in the United States as well. "The Mental Health Tsunami" An article from the National Educational Association (NEA) quotes a kindergarten teacher as finding [...]

18 Feb, 2020

How To Address The Difficulties International Students Face In School

2020-02-18T07:20:21-06:00Tuesday, February 18, 2020|Education Info, International students, Tenney Subscribers|

It takes courage to leave one's home country and move to a new place and a new culture. This is especially true for young students. Finding a new school can be difficult, and often poses a daunting task for international students and their families. Thankfully, we at the Tenney School understand some of the difficulties [...]

10 Feb, 2020

What Is Dysgraphia And What Parents Need To Know

2020-02-07T18:14:24-06:00Monday, February 10, 2020|Learning Strategies, Parents, Student Health, Tenney Subscribers|

Dyslexia and dysgraphia began as classic neurological syndromes identified in the 1890s by Joseph Jules Dejerine, a French neurologist. From the standpoint of classical neurology, these conditions were seen as a profound inability to communicate, dyslexia referring to speech and dysgraphia referring to writing. Looking at the diagnosis from a medical standpoint from the perspective [...]

27 Jan, 2020

The Benefits of Small Class Sizes for Students

2020-01-25T08:44:38-06:00Monday, January 27, 2020|Learning Environment, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

We've all heard that small class sizes are good for the education of a child (or even an adult, if you're considering college students). When you look at the brochures for many private schools and colleges, small class size is always one of the things that they mention as one of their advantages over other [...]

27 Dec, 2019

Learning Discipline and Getting a Rounded Education

2020-01-02T08:43:56-06:00Friday, December 27, 2019|Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Private School|

At what point does a student leave school and join the real world? Is it when they get their first job? Is it when they leave high school for college? Is it when they leave college and get a full-time job? There's no way to pinpoint the exact point when you enter the "real world." [...]

16 Dec, 2019

Private Schools Prepare International Students for College

2019-12-17T08:55:36-06:00Monday, December 16, 2019|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, International students, Private School, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

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 [...]

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