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Gifted and Talented

10 Apr, 2018

Helping 2e Students Reach Their Potential

2018-04-10T09:35:11-05:00Tuesday, April 10, 2018|Learning Strategies, Parents, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

If you have a 2e student, you already know that the struggle is very real. Learning to balance the demands of a learning disability alongside the needs of an advanced learner is an ongoing, lifelong process. By getting your child the help they need in the classroom, however, you can improve their odds of success [...]

31 Dec, 2017

Why is Your Gifted and Talented Student Struggling in School?

2021-01-29T10:05:25-06:00Sunday, December 31, 2017|Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Parents, Student Health, Tenney Subscribers|

You know your child is bright, and they have been identified as gifted and talented. So why are they struggling in school? Despite being intellectually advanced, gifted children can still face many challenges in the classroom. For parents of these children, it's incredibly frustrating to know your child is exceptional but see them [...]

18 Dec, 2017

Don’t Tell Your Students They’re Smart: The Art of Building Lifelong Learners

2017-12-13T17:20:22-06:00Monday, December 18, 2017|Education Info, Learning Environment, Parents, Student Health, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

For every teacher and administrator in our school, the goal is to build an environment where every student is able to achieve their maximum potential. That goal isn't as simple as it sounds! Some kids are able to get A's without putting in any effort at all. Other kids struggle to get B's and C's [...]

11 Dec, 2017

How to Support Gifted and Talented Students

2017-12-11T12:44:44-06:00Monday, December 11, 2017|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, Learning Strategies, Student Health, Tenney Subscribers|

Differentiation is one of the most important factors in providing quality education to all students. This is particularly important for students who fall into the Gifted and Talented category. These students are often capable of learning at accelerated rates, delving deeper into content topics, and synthesizing information more readily. That said, they also face challenges [...]

16 Sep, 2017

Gifted and Talented vs Advanced Placement: Know the Difference to Prevent GT Burnout

2021-01-29T10:19:03-06:00Saturday, September 16, 2017|Parents, Student Health, Tenney Subscribers|

There are many schools of thought among parents, teachers, and administrations as to what to do with children identified as “Gifted and Talented”. What this means and how to provide for the greater potential of these children is constantly debated. Should they be accelerated to college prep? Separated from the other children? Given more creative [...]

28 Jun, 2017

Creating the Ideal Learning Environment for Gifted and Talented Students

2017-06-24T13:10:57-05:00Wednesday, June 28, 2017|Education Info, Learning Environment, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

Every student learns best when given the proper learning environment; a healthy learning environment ensures that they are given plenty of creative exposure, proper learning tools, and sensitivity toward each of their learning styles. However, for gifted and talented students, creating an ideal learning environment is often very tricky; many gifted and talented students feel [...]

30 May, 2017

5 Summer Activities for Gifted and Talented Students

2017-05-26T09:05:40-05:00Tuesday, May 30, 2017|Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

Summer break is a yearly challenge. Planning vacations, balancing schedules, and finding time to relax keep many families busy. Finding just the right activities to keep our children happy and engaged is an on-going struggle for parents. However, for gifted and talented students, planning a healthy and enjoyable summer is absolutely critical. Without the structure [...]

17 Aug, 2016

Private Schools Remove the Barriers to Learning

2016-08-17T07:30:06-05:00Wednesday, August 17, 2016|Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

How many times have we heard it said by some well-meaning parent, “If only my child would do as well as I know he can do.” Or, “I know she can do better than the grades she gets!” It is certainly frustrating when you realize your child’s ability, yet something hinders that student from fully [...]

5 Aug, 2016

The Gifted Student: How We Foster Exceptional Growth In Exceptional Students

2017-05-18T17:39:16-05:00Friday, August 5, 2016|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

Gifted students are often under-served in traditional public schools, and need a unique environment to succeed and reach their full potential. These students pose a challenge among the educational model given their innate ability to succeed, deep interest in educational materials, and need for new information. Often, they feel unchallenged by typical courses and can [...]

21 May, 2016

Working with Gifted and Talented Children

2017-05-18T17:39:17-05:00Saturday, May 21, 2016|Tenney Subscribers, Uncategorized|

In recent years a lot of educational emphasis has been on intervention programs for students who struggle in the classroom. Students who have trouble in core subjects like math or language arts can easily become the primary focus of educational attention. Much of this imbalance in the system has to do with maintaining high standardized [...]

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