11 Jan, 2022

The Summer Slide: What’s True and What’s Not

2022-01-10T10:23:48-06:00Tuesday, January 11, 2022|Education Info, Parents, Summer Strategies|

Learning loss has been a hot topic over the past couple of years. Parents have tried to determine what their students might have lost as a direct result of COVID-19. As a result, more parents are aware of the potential for a "summer slide". This is when students lose some of the learning they have [...]

29 Apr, 2020

Safe, In-Person Summer School

2020-06-04T16:02:44-05:00Wednesday, April 29, 2020|Education Info, Learning Environment, Student Health, Summer Strategies|

The summer of 2020 may be the best one ever to consider summer school for your child.  A few of the reasons summer school may be something good to consider this year: Students are behind. Distance learning at many schools at the end of the 19-20 school year was ineffective, and summer is a good [...]

29 Apr, 2019

Tenney School Students Excel at Summer Reading: Beating the “Summer Slide”

2019-04-29T14:44:49-05:00Monday, April 29, 2019|Education Info, Parents, Summer Strategies, Tenney Subscribers|

As summer vacation is upon us, it's a good idea to keep in mind the dangers of the "summer slide." Summer vacation should be packed with fun and adventure, but also needs to reflect the educational priorities you have in place for your child. Summer Learning Loss We've discussed at length the effects of summer [...]

3 May, 2017

How to Keep Your Child’s Brain Engaged This Summer

2017-05-18T17:39:09-05:00Wednesday, May 3, 2017|Education Info, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

The dream of every American school child is quickly approaching: summer vacation. Freedom, fun and relaxation is on the horizon, and it is a well-deserved break! Unfortunately, along with that freedom comes the risk of summer learning loss. Academic regression is a real problem, without school to attend many students will start to drastically reverse [...]

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