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Learning Environment

8 Jul, 2024

Start the New Year Strong: Ways to Overcome Time Blindness

2024-07-05T12:30:58-05:00Monday, July 8, 2024|Learning Environment|

As students adjust to the new year, it's important both parents and students understand how to mitigate academic issues. Time blindness—which is the phenomenon that causes someone to lose track of time when engaged in an activity—is common in children and teens. Even more, it is common in children with ADHD. It's crucial parents [...]

14 Jun, 2024

3 Healthy Ways of Using Technology to Enhance Education

2024-06-14T09:30:03-05:00Friday, June 14, 2024|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

According to Pew Research Center, 92% of tutors use the internet to find resources, content, and teaching materials. This trend confirms how the internet has become an increasingly significant component of our lives, and the educational system is not an exception to this emerging technology. Further, utilizing various forms of technology in educational settings can [...]

22 Mar, 2024

Your Child Doesn’t Want to Change Schools — Now What?

2024-03-20T10:39:01-05:00Friday, March 22, 2024|Education Info, Transition Between Schools|

For the average parent, the best thing that could ever happen to them is moving into a place with a school nearby. You've just moved, and everything seemed fine until your child refused to go. They want to retain their current school, yet it may not be practical. What do you do? How do [...]

4 Mar, 2024

When It Comes to Math, It’s Time to Say Goodbye to Whole Group Instruction

2024-02-29T10:19:29-06:00Monday, March 4, 2024|Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

For some people, the very mention of the word "math" fills them with anxiety. Even though math is a necessary skill that is used throughout life, many adults feel frustrated and anxious when presented with a situation that calls for mathematical reasoning. In fact, there is even a term for this fear -- "math [...]

16 Feb, 2024

The Pros and Cons of Using Discord in the Classroom

2024-02-15T08:57:56-06:00Friday, February 16, 2024|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

Technology has impacted the way students learn and interact with each other in the classroom. The traditional in-person experience has been replaced by online learning, which has opened up a world of opportunities for teachers and students alike. One such platform gaining traction in the classroom is Discord, a chatroom-style program that can be used [...]

12 Feb, 2024

Screen Time in School: When Are Students Ready for It and What Are the Downsides?

2024-02-12T09:03:35-06:00Monday, February 12, 2024|Learning Environment|

Technology has made its way into the classroom in schools across the country. Sometimes, this is for the best. But other times, it has negative consequences. At The Tenney School, we stay in touch with the current trends in education. As we know, this often means utilizing devices in the classroom. However, we found [...]

30 Jan, 2024

6 Excellent Benefits of Shorter Class Periods

2024-01-30T08:13:17-06:00Tuesday, January 30, 2024|Education Info, Learning Environment|

When it comes to high school class periods, a great setup is breaking the classes into 30-minute blocked intervals. These shorter classes offer a lot of awesome benefits to the students and provide a great school experience for them. Here are some of the great benefits of shorter class periods. Their Concentration Increases When [...]

5 Jan, 2024

7 Factors to Consider When Choosing a School

2023-12-06T09:50:07-06:00Friday, January 5, 2024|Education Info, Learning Environment, Transition Between Schools|

When choosing a school, it's important to consider that the education your child receives will have a long-lasting impact on their life. Before spring break, many students will hear which schools they have been accepted to and will attend in the next school year. With so many options available to students these days, making [...]

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