9 Aug, 2021

5 Tips for Getting Your Child Ready for Middle School

2021-08-09T07:44:00-05:00Monday, August 9, 2021|Learning Environment|

The transition from elementary to middle school can be incredibly overwhelming for your child. It can invoke a wealth of emotions, from anxiety over meeting new teachers and students to excitement over purchasing new clothing and supplies. Additionally, they have to deal with increased homework, the responsibility to navigate from one class to the next [...]

2 Mar, 2020

Build Confidence in Your Middle School Students

2020-05-29T15:33:40-05:00Monday, March 2, 2020|Learning Environment, Student Health, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

Middle school is a difficult period of growth and change for students. Not only are they experiencing changes in their body, but expectations in school are also changing. Students have recently grown out of their elementary school routines and are experiencing more responsibility. With more difficult content, kids may begin to struggle with their academic [...]

3 Jan, 2020

5 Ways Teachers Can Build Confidence In Middle School Students

2020-01-08T13:51:36-06:00Friday, January 3, 2020|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

Confidence In Middle School Middle school students are often underestimated by both parents and teachers. It is a time of life that can be overlooked, overshadowed by the formative years in elementary school and the determining years of high school. But we at The Tenney School know that this time of life is extremely important [...]

23 Sep, 2019

The Importance of Developing Study Skills in Middle School

2019-09-23T10:11:41-05:00Monday, September 23, 2019|Learning Strategies, Parents, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

During the middle school years, your child may feel able to coast by without developing good study skills. After all, they understand the material; why put any more effort into it? As long as your child's grades look good, you might not worry too much about study skills, either. Unfortunately, if your child waits until [...]

6 Aug, 2018

One Success Story at a Time: The Power of One-on-One

2018-08-06T08:56:21-05:00Monday, August 6, 2018|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

The tool you use to measure is going to determine what kind of results you get. If all you have a is a thermometer, you're going to measure the temperature. If all you have is a ruler, you're going to measure the length. Sometimes, the limitations of our measurements can cause us to miss out [...]

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