24 Jun, 2022

Grade Skipping: 5 Reasons Your Child Shouldn’t Skip a School Grade

2022-06-22T08:07:16-05:00Friday, June 24, 2022|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 about [...]

12 Oct, 2021

How to Help Your Child Deal With the Pain of Rejection

2021-10-12T07:56:30-05:00Tuesday, October 12, 2021|Education Info, Parents, Student Health|

Rising above rejection isn't easy at any age. However, for kids, it can be especially difficult. Whether or not we're well-received by others plays a significant role in determining how we perceive ourselves. Although learning how to overcome rejection is an essential part of growing up, certain forms of rejection can be both unhealthy and [...]

9 Apr, 2021

The High-Risk Status of High-Achieving Students

2021-04-09T17:09:54-05:00Friday, April 9, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Private School|

Aiming high is a priority for many families that want to secure a future for their children, and some try to get their foot in the door in high-ranking schools as early as possible. Such schools are difficult to get into and even more difficult to pass. So not all are going to get in [...]

23 Feb, 2021

7 Ways Parents Can Help to Reduce Student Stress

2021-02-23T14:17:34-06:00Tuesday, February 23, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Student Health|

About 45% of teens said they had felt more stress than usual during COVID-19. This is a clear testimony of the heightened level of stress students are experiencing today. A good number of students are disengaged, some are recording declining performance while others have disappeared from school altogether. The situation has left classroom teachers feeling overwhelmed, [...]

2 Feb, 2021

How to Improve Classroom Engagement in This Remote/Online Era

2021-02-02T07:36:22-06:00Tuesday, February 2, 2021|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, Learning Environment, Teachers|

A year ago, the coronavirus pandemic spread all over the world and took a toll on millions of lives. What we are now witnessing is a changing world; where social distancing is a norm, wearing masks is essential, and staying locked in homes is a daily routine. In these turbulent times- businesses, offices, and schools [...]

23 Jan, 2021

The Effect High School Cheating Has on Kids

2021-01-23T09:32:49-06:00Saturday, January 23, 2021|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Student Health|

Cheating is omnipresent in schools across the globe. The pressure of being successful in school is leading a lot of students down this cheating path. Students see it as a way to get through their classes without considering the long term effects it can have. Cheating is extremely detrimental to students and prevents teachers from [...]

13 Mar, 2020

How Much Is Student Anxiety on the Rise?

2020-05-29T15:47:20-05:00Friday, March 13, 2020|Parents, Private School, Student Health, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

In some cultures where educational advancement ties to big examinations, student anxiety is very high, more often leading to suicide and other dramatic emotional outcomes. The situation is serious among students in the United States as well. "The Mental Health Tsunami" An article from the National Educational Association (NEA) quotes a kindergarten teacher as finding [...]

28 Oct, 2019

How Small Schools Can Help with Teen Anxiety and Depression

2019-10-26T11:46:41-05:00Monday, October 28, 2019|Learning Environment, Parents, Private School, Student Health, Tenney Subscribers|

Teen Anxiety and Depression Increasingly, children and teens of all ages struggle with anxiety and depression. It's still too early for research to verify for certain, but many professionals believe that the steadily increasing rate of teen anxiety and depression can be attributed to the increasing use of social media, smartphones, and the internet. If [...]

12 Feb, 2019

Student Anxiety on the Rise: What You Need to Know

2019-02-12T13:07:33-06:00Tuesday, February 12, 2019|Parents, Student Health, Tenney Subscribers|

The teen years are a difficult period of transition for most people, even in the best of circumstances. Moodiness, emotional reactions to peer conflicts, and struggles with physical changes while growing are all typical and expected conditions of being a teen. However, today's teens are dealing with something that goes beyond normal teenage issues, and [...]

7 Oct, 2017

3 Ways Private School Can Reduce Stress

2020-11-28T01:41:06-06:00Saturday, October 7, 2017|Education Info, Private School, Student Health, Tenney Subscribers|

Stress is a serious problem for a number of middle school and high school students today. Increased academic pressure, along with large amounts of bullying, enormous class sizes, and lack of support for students, all come together to create highly stressful situations for some of the youngest members of our society. Obviously, this is an [...]

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