Is private school right for your child?

9 Feb, 2024

Our 8 Favorite Myths About Private Schools

2024-02-07T11:36:34-06:00Friday, February 9, 2024|Learning Environment, Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

"Private school" can take on many different meanings based on someone's own personal background, experience, and beliefs. In this blog, we'll dispel some myths about private schools so you can base your decision on facts and not rumors. They're All Religious It's true that many private schools are associated with a particular religion. Catholic schools, [...]

17 Oct, 2023

The Best Types of Schools for Students With ADHD

2023-10-17T15:28:38-05:00Tuesday, October 17, 2023|Private School|

ADHD students may face a number of unique struggles in the classroom. Not only can they struggle more with boredom, including struggling to focus on tasks that they do not consider compelling, but they may need to take more breaks during the day, spend more time moving, or have the freedom to focus more [...]

12 Sep, 2023

Choose Tenney: Why Parents Are Enrolling Their Children in Private School

2023-09-12T13:37:50-05:00Tuesday, September 12, 2023|Private School|

Deciding whether to send your child to a private school can be challenging. As a parent, you want to ensure that your child is getting the best education possible. You must make the right decision. When you're debating between sending your child to public school and sending your child to private school, there are a few [...]

8 Nov, 2022

Are Private Schools a Better Option Than Public Schools?

2022-11-15T13:13:42-06:00Tuesday, November 8, 2022|Education Info, Private School|

To understand if private schools are ahead of public schools, we'd first need to understand the differences between the two. What Are Public Schools? Public schools are institutions that offer free or subsidized education via taxation (I.e., local, state, and/or federal) for students. The curriculum is designed based on a set of courses a [...]

16 Feb, 2022

What to Do If You Live Near a Great Elementary School But a Poor Middle School District

2022-02-16T07:28:24-06:00Wednesday, February 16, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School|

Choosing the appropriate school for your child can have a huge impact on his or her academic achievement. The good news is that there are numerous educational options available nowadays, from homeschooling, online schools, charter schools, and private schools, in addition to the public school down the street. These options can be overwhelming and one [...]

10 Jan, 2022

Why It Is Never Too Late to Switch to a Private School?

2022-01-10T10:23:07-06:00Monday, January 10, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School|

Do you have a high school-aged child that you would like to switch to a private school? Are you worried that it may be too late for them? In reality, it is never too late to switch to a private school. Even if your child is a senior, you can find success for your child. [...]

26 May, 2021

Considering Private School Types: Which One Is Best for Your Child?

2021-05-28T15:36:12-05:00Wednesday, May 26, 2021|Education Info, Private School|

Elementary Public Schools in the United States started as a one-room schoolhouse and evolved into overcrowded classrooms. Only the wealthiest families could afford to send their children to private schools, which for the most part consisted of boarding schools. Public schools now offer more choices in the way of the Charter and Magnet options. But, today's [...]

20 Apr, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 9: Fight Summer Learning Loss

2021-04-20T07:40:28-05:00Tuesday, April 20, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Summer Strategies, Teachers|

TenneyTube is a series of videos about common issues for middle and high school students. Episode 9 is about summer learning loss or the summer slide. Students will lose some of the academic gains made over the course of the school year unless they have a plan to continue exercising their brain.  Students can use [...]

12 Apr, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 8: Credit Recovery

2021-04-12T07:22:38-05:00Monday, April 12, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Summer Strategies, Teachers|

TenneyTube is a series of videos about common issues for middle and high school students. Episode 8 is about credit recovery. In our expereince, it is almost always better for middle and high school students to develop a plan to recover credits over time than to repeat a grade. Students can use summer school, an [...]

22 Feb, 2021

TenneyTube Episode 5: Successful Classrooms Start with Student Questions

2021-06-08T14:23:03-05:00Monday, February 22, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Teachers|

TenneyTube is a series of videos about common issues for middle and high school students. Episode 5 is about the importance of student questions to classroom success. The video covers some of the obstacles to student questions, like "over-talking" teachers and negative peer pressure, and some discussion of the importance of quiet and how the [...]

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