19 Apr, 2022

Your Child Doesn’t Want to Change Schools — Now What?

2022-04-19T12:44:07-05:00Tuesday, April 19, 2022|Education Info, Transition Between Schools|

For the average parent, the best thing that could ever happen to them is moving into a place with a school nearby. You've just moved, and everything seemed fine until your child refused to go. They want to retain their current school, yet it may not be practical. What do you do? How do you [...]

21 Mar, 2022

How to Help Your Teen When They Struggle With Grades

2022-03-21T10:22:33-05:00Monday, March 21, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

Being a teenager is a busy and challenging time. It's at once the most exciting your student's life has ever been and often the most difficult. Combine growth spurts with social maneuvering and tough new school subjects to tackle, it's no surprise that many teenage students struggle to keep up with it all. The most [...]

24 Feb, 2022

10 Noteworthy Benefits of a Shorter School Day

2022-02-24T07:12:21-06:00Thursday, February 24, 2022|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Student Health|

Our individualized learning setup at the Tenney School allows us to offer more instruction in a shorter amount of time. Since students receive dedicated 1:1 teaching for all core subjects, they don't need to bother spending time on topics that aren't on their instructional level. Our general school hours run from 9 am - 2 pm, [...]

28 Jan, 2022

How to Handle a Sudden Plummet in Your Students’ Grades

2022-01-28T10:16:43-06:00Friday, January 28, 2022|Education Info, Parents, Private School, Student Health|

Some parents have experienced the gut-wrenching feeling that comes with believing their child is doing well in school only to discover that they are struggling, if not failing, in one or more subject areas. This might be shocking to any parent, particularly if their child is generally an above-average student. A rapid reduction in grades could [...]

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 [...]

25 Sep, 2021

Five Ways to Help Students Overcome Test Anxiety

2021-09-25T08:05:39-05:00Saturday, September 25, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Testing Strategies|

Students face immense pressure when it comes to taking exams, making test anxiety a very real battle. Sadly, much of this pressure comes from adults like teachers and parents who want to see their students get college invitations, scholarships, and high-paying jobs. Here at The Tenney School, however, we believe it is time to change this [...]

23 Aug, 2021

Can Video Games Boost Your Child’s Potential

2021-08-23T07:47:10-05:00Monday, August 23, 2021|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Student Health|

There's a lot of talk about how video games distract students from their work. Some people go as far as to say that teenagers should be kept away from gaming or have it strictly limited. What we don't talk about is the positive aspects of video games. In moderation, video gaming can, in fact, be good for [...]

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 [...]

28 Jun, 2021

Could Helicopter Parenting Lead to Adult Child Estrangement

2021-06-28T16:02:53-05:00Monday, June 28, 2021|Parents|

All parents have different parenting styles. Some are controversial, and some parenting styles could end up hurting children more than helping them. Helicopter parenting is one such parenting style that has the potential to end up doing more harm than good. What Is Helicopter Parenting? All parents are probably guilty of helicopter parenting at one [...]

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