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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 [...]

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 [...]

9 Jan, 2024

6 Strategies to Help Students Who Struggle with Writing

2023-12-06T09:58:44-06:00Tuesday, January 9, 2024|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Parents, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

Teachers mention over and over again how this generation of students struggle with writing. While it's a frustrating challenge, in many cases, it's not their fault. These students have grown up in an age where long-form communication is rarely required. Most students value short communications--snaps, texts, and memes, for example--over longer-form discourse--and may not [...]

30 Aug, 2023

Start the New Year Strong: Ways to Overcome Time Blindness

2023-08-30T08:21:42-05:00Wednesday, August 30, 2023|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 [...]

19 Apr, 2023

One-on-One Instruction to Eliminate Boredom and Keep Your Child Engaged

2023-04-25T11:23:00-05:00Wednesday, April 19, 2023|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

Why is school boring? If you think about it, this is a common complaint. A lot of kids think that school is boring. That's why you hear about students skipping school. Or if they're not old enough to skip school, they're talking to other kids in class. Or they're staring out the window or [...]

4 Apr, 2023

Beating the Summer Slide: Tips for Parents to Keep their Child Learning and Growing

2023-04-11T14:02:19-05:00Tuesday, April 4, 2023|Learning Strategies|

Summer break is a time eagerly awaited by everyone, including children across the country. The warm weather, long days, time with friends and family, and freedom from school schedules. This makes it a perfect time for kids to explore new interests and enjoy some well-deserved relaxation. However, while summer break is a time for [...]

31 Jan, 2023

Steps to Find Your Dream Career

2023-02-07T08:13:37-06:00Tuesday, January 31, 2023|Education Info|

Choosing a career can be one of the most challenging decisions you make in life. As high schoolers, it's important to look beyond short-term goals and consider what job will help you reach your long-term aspirations. You'll want to explore all the options before choosing a path that best fits your interests, skills, and [...]

29 Nov, 2022

8 Tips and Tricks for Maintaining a Perfect School/Life Balance

2023-01-20T09:26:24-06:00Tuesday, November 29, 2022|Education Info, Student Health|

It's no secret that the key to success in school is maintaining a healthy balance between academics and extracurriculars. But what happens when you add in a job, social life, and family obligations? It can be tough to juggle everything, but finding the perfect school/life balance that works for you is important. However, you can [...]

30 Aug, 2022

Ways of Thinking vs. Knowledge: What Are Your Child’s Current Courses Teaching Them?

2022-08-30T08:53:17-05:00Tuesday, August 30, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

It is essential to ask teachers about the best and most important skills students should be taught at school. Although most school leaders, teachers, and educators have different goals, critical thinking skills are preferable for modern learners. Critical thinking is a blend between knowledge and experience, which helps your student understand the facts and [...]

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 [...]

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