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7 Dec, 2016

Why is a Finnish Education Better? It’s All About Teachers

2017-05-18T17:39:12-05:00Wednesday, December 7, 2016|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

Since the 2012 Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) results came out, all the buzz has been about how well Finnish students performed.  The PISA is given to 15-year-old students to assess their ability in math, reading, science, and problem solving.  The 2012 test data was from 510,000 children from 65 different countries.  The US [...]

17 Nov, 2016

5 Ways to Improve Student Confidence

2016-12-08T14:41:00-06:00Thursday, November 17, 2016|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

An increasing number of students are struggling with self-esteem issues. All too often, they fall for the lie that "It's worse to try and fail than not to try at all." As long as they don't put forth any effort, after all, they don't have to be disappointed in themselves. In order to protect their [...]

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