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20 Jul, 2020

The Long Term Impact of a Year Without Learning

2020-07-20T06:42:28-05:00Monday, July 20, 2020|Learning Environment, News, Student Health|

With the 2020-21 school year just around the corner, educators are scrambling to figure out a plan that will work to safely and effectively teach children during the COVID-19 crisis. When the pandemic hit in Spring 2020, schools closed and teachers began to experiment with remote learning. Because this is an unprecedented occurrence in our [...]

8 Jul, 2020

Why Private School Is an Excellent Choice for Your Child

2020-07-08T07:53:47-05:00Wednesday, July 8, 2020|Learning Environment, Private School|

Choosing what school to send your child to can be a huge decision. You want to do what is best for them and what allows them to get the best education possible. While there are many great options available, choosing a private school is an excellent choice. There are so many benefits to enrolling your [...]

25 May, 2020

6 Facts You Need to Know About Private Schools

2020-06-01T08:34:27-05:00Monday, May 25, 2020|Education Info, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

The debate on the difference between public and private schools has been persistent for quite long. And for sure, although both are built on the same model and are fundamentally designed to play the same role, there are things that subtly set them apart. If you are a parent and are thinking of sending your [...]

28 Apr, 2020

Five Ways to Make Online Learning Successful

2020-06-02T15:06:09-05:00Tuesday, April 28, 2020|Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, News, Parents, Private School, Student Health, Tenney Subscribers|

Our world has changed drastically, just in the past few months. As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, school after school is transitioning to online learning. Students and teachers alike are taking concern for each other's safety and finding ways to continue learning via online platforms. Although there have been bumps in the road, the functionality of [...]

27 Mar, 2020

Why Online Learning Works (Especially at the Tenney School)

2020-06-02T14:45:54-05:00Friday, March 27, 2020|Learning Strategies, Parents, Private School, Summer Strategies, Teachers|

The transition from classroom learning to online learning can be a difficult one. Sometimes both students and teachers are facing a lot of uncertainty. They are unsure how this new method of doing things will work. However, at The Tenney School, we have found that online learning is both possible and beneficial! We are able [...]

20 Jan, 2020

Why Teacher-Talk Stifles Student Learning

2020-01-21T08:16:36-06:00Monday, January 20, 2020|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

Some teachers love to talk! It's great to have an enthusiastic, passionate teacher, but in the classroom, there needs to be a balance between talking and listening. Too much teacher-talk can actually harm a student's learning experience. Learn about the ways more talk leads to less learning. 1. Shortcuts Student Thinking When a teacher asks [...]

14 Jan, 2020

What Differentiated Instruction Means in the Classroom

2020-01-14T07:22:46-06:00Tuesday, January 14, 2020|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

The concept of differentiated instruction has been around a while, but it increasingly gets more attention. At The Tenney School, we take differentiated instruction to its foundation by creating an environment that places one student with one teacher. Learn more about what it means to have differentiated instruction in the classroom. Differentiated Instruction Defined Some [...]

16 Dec, 2019

Private Schools Prepare International Students for College

2019-12-17T08:55:36-06:00Monday, December 16, 2019|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, International students, Private School, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

International students have to face many challenges when they come to the United States to study. In fact, there are times when even getting into a school poses a challenge, even if the student is very good at academics. This is because the application process in the United States is very detailed, which is quite [...]

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