23 Mar, 2021

Dispelling 5 Myths About the Twice-Exceptional Student

2021-03-23T07:10:49-05:00Tuesday, March 23, 2021|Education Info, Student Health|

What makes gifted students exceptional? It's not always a higher intelligence or faster problem-solving. Often, children in gifted learning programs are there because they think differently. Some can see three-dimensional shapes unfold in their minds, so they excel at geometry. Alternatively, they have an unusual approach to words which becomes a talent for writing. "Gifted" [...]

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, [...]

25 Jan, 2021

How Can the Flexibility of One-on-One Tutoring Help a Child Grow?

2021-01-26T07:24:26-06:00Monday, January 25, 2021|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Student Health|

If you've ever had one-on-one tutoring, then you know that the results can be dramatically different from studying in a class. It's not that the conventional method of teaching is inefficient, but the teacher's attention is divided. No matter how good a teacher is, it's just not humanly possible for them to give everyone individual [...]

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 [...]

8 Jan, 2021

How One-on-One Teachers Help Children With ADD or ADHD to Enjoy Learning

2021-01-08T16:03:47-06:00Friday, January 8, 2021|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Student Health|

For children with the common ADD or ADHD diagnosis, school is a gauntlet of challenges. Even the most earnest and well-behaved ADHD child struggles to hold still through an entire lesson. Children with ADD are often social and love their school friends, but are often told that their natural energy is a classroom distraction. As [...]

20 Nov, 2020

The Impact of High School Cheating

2020-11-20T13:18:28-06:00Friday, November 20, 2020|Education Info, Student Health, Teachers|

Cheating is an ever-present struggle in high schools all across America. Even though it is easier to detect with digital learning and artificial intelligence, it is more common than you may realize.  Cheating on a test may not seem like much, but the truth is that it rarely stops there. Once a student finds him [...]

24 Aug, 2020

Five Facts That Make Eleventh Grade Extremely Significant

2020-08-24T09:53:33-05:00Monday, August 24, 2020|Education Info, Private School, Student Health, Tenney Subscribers|

Is there a specific year in a student's education that seems like a throwaway year? Or is there one grade that seems more important than the others? This has been a topic of discussion for educators, parents, and students alike. And we at The Tenney School have identified a trend. Sadly, many students and their parents view [...]

2 May, 2020

Education 2020: Our Moonshot Moment

2020-06-04T16:14:54-05:00Saturday, May 2, 2020|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Private School, Teachers|

In a recent Radiolab podcast, they pondered the question of what American objects would you preserve in the face of a cataclysmic event. While there was a great deal of disagreement on the topic, there was one accomplishment most people agreed should be preserved. Our trip to the moon. You can see why this would [...]

27 Apr, 2020

Handling the Impact of Today’s Crisis on Student Anxiety

2020-06-02T15:03:19-05:00Monday, April 27, 2020|Customized Curriculum, Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies, Private School, Student Health|

Somewhere between February and April, everyone's lifestyles changed drastically. COVID-19 has sent everybody home for the foreseeable in order to control the spread of the virus. On one hand, we have never been better-equipped for this kind of pandemic. Mobile devices and wifi, communication and learning platforms, cloud-shared documents, and video streaming: we're great at [...]

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 [...]

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