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26 Jul, 2022

3 Key Times When Different Learning and Developmental Timelines Impact Students Most

2022-07-26T11:10:22-05:00Tuesday, July 26, 2022|Learning Strategies|

As parents, we often wonder what age our children should be before they start learning certain things. We want to make sure we're not pushing them too hard, or not giving them enough opportunities to learn and grow. Developmental ages can be a tricky thing to navigate, but luckily there are some tried and true [...]

14 Jul, 2022

The Tenney Difference: The Power of One

2022-07-08T07:20:17-05:00Thursday, July 14, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

The most powerful tool you can give your child is the gift of an education. Unfortunately, not all educational opportunities are created equally. Thus, it is essential that you research to make a decision based on the best options for your child. After all, it is the single biggest decision that will impact their future [...]

24 Jun, 2022

Grade Skipping: 5 Reasons Your Child Shouldn’t Skip a School Grade

2022-06-22T08:07:16-05:00Friday, June 24, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Parents, Transition Between Schools|

"Is grade skipping the best option for my child?" As a parent of a smart kid, this thought might have crossed your mind. Before making a decision, it's important to weigh the pros and cons and have an in-depth discussion with your child's teacher. Consider your child's viewpoints as well. If they are anxious about [...]

16 Jun, 2022

7 Long-Term Effects on Students Who Learn Faster Than the Rest of the Class

2022-06-16T10:48:55-05:00Thursday, June 16, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

It can be frustrating for a student who falls into the "learning faster than the rest of the class" category. Such students are often bored in class and often feel like they're not learning as much as their peers. Unfortunately, this feeling can have some long-term consequences. In this post, we'll explore seven of the [...]

2 Jun, 2022

Five Reasons You Should Consider Summer School

2022-06-02T07:14:23-05:00Thursday, June 2, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Private School, Summer Strategies|

Unfortunately, summer school has a negative connotation when it comes to attendance. After all, most people attended in the past if they failed their classes, so they didn't have to retake a school year. However, this school no longer carries the shame it did in the past. Here are five reasons why you don't need [...]

31 May, 2022

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

2022-05-31T07:46:41-05:00Tuesday, May 31, 2022|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 anxiety"-- [...]

12 Apr, 2022

4 Key Note Taking Strategies That Can Help in High School and Beyond

2022-04-12T07:24:48-05:00Tuesday, April 12, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

The average class has about thirty minutes to an hour of lectures in high school per day. Aside from that, students are expected to read and study from the textbook for at least a few days before being tested on what they have learned in class, meaning that students rarely get enough time to sit down [...]

21 Mar, 2022

How to Help Your Teen When They Struggle With Grades

2022-03-21T10:22:33-05:00Monday, March 21, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

Being a teenager is a busy and challenging time. It's at once the most exciting your student's life has ever been and often the most difficult. Combine growth spurts with social maneuvering and tough new school subjects to tackle, it's no surprise that many teenage students struggle to keep up with it all. The most [...]

10 Feb, 2022

Individualized Instruction: Metacognitive Skills Improve Learning and Studying Skills

2022-02-10T16:19:36-06:00Thursday, February 10, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

If you're reading this post, you're likely aware of the concept of individualized instruction. Often, we think about this concept in terms of subject matter within a particular discipline. For example, a student in third grade may be working on fifth-grade level science skills but second-grade level math skills. Individualized instruction and a personalized learning [...]

8 Feb, 2022

What You Can Do When Your Child Is Struggling With Writer’s Block

2022-02-08T07:28:18-06:00Tuesday, February 8, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

Writing a research paper is no easy task, and it is something that takes a lot of hard work and commitment. Because of this, it is important that your child knows what steps to follow in order to write a successful research paper. Thankfully, there are certain things that they can do to write a [...]

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