8 Dec, 2020

Student Study Skills or Giftedness, which is More Important?

2020-12-08T12:20:07-06:00Tuesday, December 8, 2020|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Parents, Teachers|

An overview: What is a student with "giftedness" (and why do we spend so much time trying to find them)? Nature, or nurture? These three simple words constitute a central question, one underpinning almost every field of cognitive science, anthropology, biology and even philosophy. It transcends constraint by nearly any discipline: hovering as a specter, [...]

14 Jan, 2020

What Differentiated Instruction Means in the Classroom

2020-01-14T07:22:46-06:00Tuesday, January 14, 2020|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

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 [...]

25 Nov, 2019

Why Parents Choose Personalized Learning Programs for Their Children

2019-11-27T15:57:54-06:00Monday, November 25, 2019|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

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 [...]

4 Nov, 2019

5 Things Your Child Gains from One-on-One Learning

2019-11-04T11:07:26-06:00Monday, November 4, 2019|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

One-on-one learning is among the most powerful techniques in an educator's toolbox for helping students learn and grow. Rather than asking students to follow along as one in a class of dozens, here at The Tenney School, students enjoy one-on-one learning time with their teacher. Personalized 1:1 learning provides a much deeper relationship with knowledge, [...]

15 Jul, 2019

Is Private School the Answer For You?

2019-07-15T07:36:57-05:00Monday, July 15, 2019|Education Info, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

Private School vs. Public School Sadly, the educational world is in crisis. There is a teacher shortage, overcrowded classrooms, dictated lessons, and government sanctions on already underfunded schools. While these issues are being widely discussed, there seems to be little progress in fixing them and the education of the next generation is suffering. So, what [...]

27 May, 2019

Helping International Students Adjust to Language and Culture

2019-05-24T13:54:46-05:00Monday, May 27, 2019|Education Info, International students, Learning Environment, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

The number of international students coming to the United States to attend colleges and universities continues to grow. Currently, over 1.5 million international students take college classes in the United States. Additionally, more and more international junior and senior high school students attend school in the United States. Of course, many of these international students [...]

22 Feb, 2019

Five Reasons Why Private School Might Be the Best Choice for International Students

2019-02-22T12:03:33-06:00Friday, February 22, 2019|Education Info, International students, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

Moving to a new school can be an intimidating experience. But moving to a new school in a new culture trumps it all. Yet many international students are flooding American schools in search of quality education. We understand that choosing a school can be a difficult decision for the international student. So we would like [...]

21 Dec, 2018

The Problem with Competition-Based Learning

2018-12-21T07:36:51-06:00Friday, December 21, 2018|Learning Strategies, Parents, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

In many instances, teachers want students to compete: for great grades; on projects; to be the "best" in the classroom. Many of the schools often considered to be the "best" drive students to higher levels of academic success through competition-based learning. Students are trying to do better, achieve better, top their classmates. As a result, [...]

19 Aug, 2018

What is Custom-Made Education?

2018-08-19T21:15:12-05:00Sunday, August 19, 2018|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, Learning Strategies, Tenney Subscribers|

We are living in an era of customization. Because of our technology and 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 to. The world is quickly becoming divergent in new [...]

18 Jun, 2018

Customized Instruction: A Recipe for Success

2018-06-18T09:56:26-05:00Monday, June 18, 2018|Customized Curriculum, Learning Strategies, Parents, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

Customized Instruction The right education will prove to be a valuable asset to every child who receives one. However, many children pass through school to graduation without actually learning what they are supposed to learn. The scandal that occurred in the Atlanta school district where several educators manipulated student scores so that the students would be eligible [...]

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