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22 Jun, 2022

3 Scientifically Proven Developmental Benefits of One-on-One Instruction

2022-06-22T08:01:24-05:00Wednesday, June 22, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

Most parents want what's best for their children, and many go above and beyond to provide them with opportunities to excel. One such opportunity is one-on-one instruction, which has been shown to have developmental benefits. In this blog post, we'll explore the scientific evidence for the benefits of one-on-one instruction. The American Psychological Association The [...]

18 Aug, 2020

5 Characteristics of an Effective Tutor

2020-08-18T07:05:26-05:00Tuesday, August 18, 2020|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Parents|

Many parents will be hiring tutors this school year to help their children reach academic goals. The one-on-one teaching approach of tutoring allows students to catch up on subjects they have fallen behind in, or it allows gifted students the opportunity to branch out to more subjects. What makes a good tutor? Take a look [...]

25 Nov, 2019

Why Parents Choose Personalized Learning Programs for Their Children

2019-11-27T15:57:54-06:00Monday, November 25, 2019|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

As a parent, you try to make the best possible decisions for your children to help them grow and succeed. Just as you encourage your child to stay physically fit and eat healthily so their bodies will grow strong, you also want to make choices that will help their minds grow strong. Choosing the right [...]

23 Apr, 2019

International Students Excel in our One-to-One Learning Environment

2019-04-23T17:56:45-05:00Tuesday, April 23, 2019|International students, Learning Environment, Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

The United States is a prominent choice for international students seeking a quality education. However, what is it that draws international students to The Tenney School? Aside from Houston, TX being a compelling and welcoming city, the area itself is not what calls to international students to complete their studying here. It is our unique [...]

13 Nov, 2018

4 Reasons You May Regret Getting Your Child Tested for a Learning Disability

2018-11-08T09:02:14-06:00Tuesday, November 13, 2018|Parents, Student Health, Tenney Subscribers|

"Mom, I just can't do it!" "I can't figure this out no matter how hard I try." "It's just too hard!" If your child is struggling in school, chances are, you've heard several of these statements--and as a parent, you want to help your student as much as possible. If your child continues to struggle, [...]

28 Sep, 2018

Tailored Learning: Improving Your Child’s Academic Success

2018-09-28T10:30:12-05:00Friday, September 28, 2018|Customized Curriculum, Parents, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

You want your child to excel in all areas of school. Not only can their grades have a big impact on their ability go to college, acquire scholarships, and get the future job they've always wanted, you want them to have the kind of success that will help propel them to take on future challenges. [...]

14 Sep, 2018

How Personalized Mentoring Benefits Your Student

2018-09-14T10:48:46-05:00Friday, September 14, 2018|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

Many students simply aren't able to thrive in a traditional academic setting. In spite of their best efforts and that of their parents, they find themselves constantly struggling to keep up. At The Tenney School, we know how difficult it can be for students to learn in a classroom where the majority of teachers prepare [...]

27 Apr, 2018

How Small Schools Benefit the Child With ADHD

2018-04-27T07:26:19-05:00Friday, April 27, 2018|Uncategorized|

Your children's education is one of the most important parts of their life. You want your child to be successful because it paves the way for a rewarding future. Of course, every family has their own definition of what constitutes success. Some parents may be more concerned with grades than others are. But one thing [...]

10 Jul, 2017

Customized Curriculum: How Personalized Learning Can Benefit Your Child

2020-09-28T09:27:29-05:00Monday, July 10, 2017|Learning Environment, Tenney Subscribers|

No two people are the same. We see this principle clearly in the great variety of students that grace our classrooms. We see one student picking up a liking for history, and another student showing talent in music. Everyone learns differently and achieves differently. If this is empirically true, why do schools continue to teach [...]

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