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20 Feb, 2024

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

2024-02-20T09:06:15-06:00Tuesday, February 20, 2024|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 [...]

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 [...]

2 Jan, 2024

14 Pros and Cons of Graduating Early in Texas

2023-12-01T09:58:02-06:00Tuesday, January 2, 2024|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Private School|

Are you a student who is interested in graduating early in Texas? Graduating from high school early is possible with the help of your school counselor or your principal, who can help you plan. However, you may need to think about a few things about why you want to graduate early and what you [...]

21 Mar, 2023

The Future of Education: How Visual Learning Takes the Lead

2023-03-28T08:25:43-05:00Tuesday, March 21, 2023|Education Info|

Education evolves as new technologies, methods, and techniques emerge to enhance learning outcomes. Visual learning is one such approach that proves to be highly effective. It uses visual aids such as videos, images, graphics, and whiteboard presentations to facilitate learning. Moreover, this enables students to understand and retain ideas and information better. Here's what [...]

28 Apr, 2022

How Traditional Curriculum Can Destroy Student Interest and Motivation

2022-05-03T09:15:56-05:00Thursday, April 28, 2022|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, Learning Strategies|

Teachers know that to make learning more interesting, they must make it relevant. As much as students complain about the traditional approach to education, a typical curriculum relies on the fact that they can easily identify with the topics. However, most traditional curricula fail to connect with students regarding personal interests and hobbies. It, indeed, [...]

28 Feb, 2022

The Importance of a Late Morning Start: Why Early Mornings Are Bad for Learners

2022-02-25T10:22:15-06:00Monday, February 28, 2022|Learning Environment|

Schools, across the nation, often start at incredibly early hours. It's not uncommon for elementary schools to start as early as 7:15 or 7:30 in the morning. Middle and high schools may start as early as 8:00. Those hours are far from ideal for most students. In fact, an early-morning start term can be incredibly [...]

24 Feb, 2022

10 Noteworthy Benefits of a Shorter School Day

2023-09-07T13:38:07-05:00Thursday, February 24, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Student Health|

Our individualized learning setup at the Tenney School allows us to offer more instruction in a shorter amount of time. Since students receive dedicated 1:1 teaching for all core subjects, they don't need to bother spending time on topics that aren't on their instructional level. Our general school hours run from 9 am - 2 [...]

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 [...]

19 Nov, 2021

Teaching Your Students About Time Management

2021-11-19T09:17:37-06:00Friday, November 19, 2021|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Parents, Teachers|

Many students find it challenging to manage their time well because they lack time management skills. This can lead to frustration, stress, and overwhelming feelings, especially when they cannot keep up with school demands that require proper time management. Both parents and teachers should teach their students about time management to help them plan well. Teaching [...]

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