student health

20 Feb, 2024

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

2024-02-20T09:06:15-06:00Tuesday, February 20, 2024|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 [...]

12 Feb, 2024

Screen Time in School: When Are Students Ready for It and What Are the Downsides?

2024-02-12T09:03:35-06:00Monday, February 12, 2024|Learning Environment|

Technology has made its way into the classroom in schools across the country. Sometimes, this is for the best. But other times, it has negative consequences. At The Tenney School, we stay in touch with the current trends in education. As we know, this often means utilizing devices in the classroom. However, we found [...]

26 Jan, 2024

How to Handle a Sudden Plummet in Your Student’s Grades

2024-01-25T14:36:10-06:00Friday, January 26, 2024|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 [...]

27 Jun, 2023

5 Effective Strategies to Ease Homework Stress

2023-06-29T09:58:57-05:00Tuesday, June 27, 2023|Education Info, Student Health|

High school students spend an average of 4-5 hours per week on homework. Students in higher-level classes often deal with greater homework loads. Even in elementary and middle school, students may find themselves dealing with nightly homework, projects, and other assignments that have to be completed outside school hours. High amounts of homework, especially if the [...]

29 Nov, 2022

8 Tips and Tricks for Maintaining a Perfect School/Life Balance

2023-01-20T09:26:24-06:00Tuesday, November 29, 2022|Education Info, Student Health|

It's no secret that the key to success in school is maintaining a healthy balance between academics and extracurriculars. But what happens when you add in a job, social life, and family obligations? It can be tough to juggle everything, but finding the perfect school/life balance that works for you is important. However, you can [...]

26 Jul, 2022

3 Key Times When Different Learning and Developmental Timelines Impact Students Most

2022-08-10T11:12:09-05:00Tuesday, July 26, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

As parents, we often wonder what age our children should be before they start learning certain things. We want to make sure we're not pushing them too hard, or not giving them enough opportunities to learn and grow. Developmental ages can be a tricky thing to navigate, but luckily there are some tried and true [...]

22 Jul, 2022

5 Great Tips for How to Help Your Child Choose Extracurriculars Without Overloading Their Schedule

2022-08-10T11:09:17-05:00Friday, July 22, 2022|Education Info, Student Health|

It is important that your child has the opportunity to participate in extracurricular activities. This allows them to figure out what they enjoy, where they excel, and what they may want to consider pursuing in college. However, it is often tricky to find the balance between too many and too few extracurriculars. Thankfully, there are certain [...]

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 [...]

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