26 Oct, 2020

The Benefits of Private School Over Public School

2023-07-26T10:23:46-05:00Monday, October 26, 2020|Learning Environment, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

Almost from their birth you begin to consider where your child will spend their school years. Knowing that their education is more than just filling their head with knowledge, you want to research all possible school routes. The school they attend will need to speak to them in their language, tap into how your [...]

27 Jul, 2017

Repeating a Grade: It’s Not Worth It

2021-04-26T13:31:37-05:00Thursday, July 27, 2017|Education Info, Tenney Subscribers|

Summer is quickly coming to an end, and many parents find themselves facing a difficult choice: should they move their child forward into the next grade, or should they hold them back? In some cases, repeating a grade may be recommended by the school on the grounds of the child’s social or academic performance. In [...]

6 Jun, 2017

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Year Round School

2023-11-29T11:18:41-06:00Tuesday, June 6, 2017|Learning Environment, Tenney Subscribers|

Throughout most of the country, school systems are setup to allow a long summer break. This is great for supporting summer programs and activities: camps, family vacations, and trips to the neighborhood pool, for example. On the other hand, many students find themselves showing a strong achievement decline throughout the summer months–and some lower-income students may [...]

24 Aug, 2016

What is the Real Ideal Class Length?

2022-10-13T11:04:09-05:00Wednesday, August 24, 2016|Uncategorized|

As students get older, most schools go to a longer class time. Typically, classes last between fifty and ninety minutes, depending on the way the school is set up and the style of the classes. Ideal class length, however, is much shorter. Maintaining a shorter duration for classes, like the thirty minute classes at [...]

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