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9 Aug, 2022

5 Key Tips for Your Child to Be Successful This School Year

2022-08-10T11:13:49-05:00Tuesday, August 9, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

The start of a new school year can be both exciting and anxiety-inducing for children. If you want to help your child have a successful school year, there are a few things you can do. In this blog post, we'll share five tips to help your child be successful this school year. Have a Positive [...]

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 [...]

7 May, 2022

Does Individualized Instruction Hamper Social Development?

2022-05-09T07:52:14-05:00Saturday, May 7, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

Educators face a difficult task in meeting the diverse requirements of children. It does require more planning and monitoring of student progress, but the advantages far outweigh the disadvantages. Individualized instruction helps children become active and effective learners, preparing them for a lifetime of learning in an ever-changing world. With children's varying aptitudes, personalized education [...]

4 May, 2022

14 Pros and Cons of Graduating Early in Texas

2022-05-03T16:55:14-05:00Wednesday, May 4, 2022|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 plan [...]

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 [...]

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

2022-05-26T10:31:20-05:00Thursday, 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 [...]

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 [...]

16 Nov, 2021

Is 2022 the Year of the School “Do-Over?”

2021-12-08T07:23:59-06:00Tuesday, November 16, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School, Student Health|

Many students are struggling as they move into the 2021/2022 school year. Coming on the heels of COVID-19, many students have found themselves faltering at the gates as they try to move into the school year. They may have poor grades due to a lack of comprehension, or they may still be struggling with a [...]

4 Nov, 2021

The Class Most Impacted by COVID-19: Sophomores?

2021-11-04T08:15:06-05:00Thursday, November 4, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Parents|

The impact of COVID-19 on students' educations will be studied for years. Due to the pandemic, students, on the whole, suffered an estimated 5 months of learning loss. Students from disadvantaged demographics, including minority and lower-income students, may have faced a higher overall degree of learning loss than their more privileged peers. Based on the numbers [...]

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