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 2021 the Year of the School “Do-Over?”

2021-11-16T07:31:13-06:00Tuesday, 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 [...]

31 Aug, 2021

No Textbook? How Can I Help My Child With Homework?

2021-08-31T07:45:11-05:00Tuesday, August 31, 2021|Parents|

The simple truth is that more and more teachers are turning away from using textbooks. Whether he or she thought that the textbook didn't teach the topic well, or the teacher simply found a better way to teach a subject, most children aren't learning directly from a textbook, like they used to. In fact, more [...]

14 Nov, 2020

Study Finds Only 27% of Middle & High School Students Proficient in Writing: How to Make Sure Your Child Excels

2020-11-14T11:00:51-06:00Saturday, November 14, 2020|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

The ability to communicate through the written word represents one of the central tenets of a good education. Yet, students in the United States, from grade school to seniors in high school, fall short when it comes to writing proficiency. NAEP or National Report Card represents the most comprehensive ongoing assessment tool for all topics. The [...]

29 Aug, 2020

The Long-Term Impact of a Year Without Learning: How You Can Help Your Child Learn in the Time of COVID-19

2020-08-29T09:10:46-05:00Saturday, August 29, 2020|Learning Environment, Parents|

The educational system in the United States suffered problems and shortcomings long before COVID-19 became a problem in almost every aspect of our lives. We don't need to remember back very far to recall the time before Coronavirus. Most of us didn't even consider the virus a threat in November 2019. Now, dealing with the [...]

17 Jun, 2020

Cause and Effect of Student Procrastination: Can Intimate Teaching Help

2021-01-08T13:42:34-06:00Wednesday, June 17, 2020|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

Around 20% of adults are chronic procrastinators. Among students, procrastination can be serious because not keeping up with the flow of student work means that you fall behind. According to some experts, students most often procrastinate because they don’t see the relevance of the future project to things that are immediately relevant to them. Children often [...]

10 Mar, 2020

Using Art to Generate Flow States and Enhance Learning

2020-05-29T15:39:12-05:00Tuesday, March 10, 2020|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

Many of us learn some kind of art when we're in school. This might be a visual art such as painting or photography or it could be learning an auditory art such as music or a tactile one such as pottery. We've all had that experience of getting so caught up in an activity that [...]

10 Feb, 2020

What Is Dysgraphia And What Parents Need To Know

2020-02-07T18:14:24-06:00Monday, February 10, 2020|Learning Strategies, Parents, Student Health, Tenney Subscribers|

Dyslexia and dysgraphia began as classic neurological syndromes identified in the 1890s by Joseph Jules Dejerine, a French neurologist. From the standpoint of classical neurology, these conditions were seen as a profound inability to communicate, dyslexia referring to speech and dysgraphia referring to writing. Looking at the diagnosis from a medical standpoint from the perspective [...]

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