10 May, 2021

What’s Your Plan to Avoid the Summer Slide?

2021-05-10T07:06:43-05:00Monday, May 10, 2021|Education Info, Summer Strategies|

Every year, many students suffer from the "summer slide", or learning loss over the summer months, when they aren't in school and aren't engaging in the activities they need to help keep their minds sharp. On average, students lose about a month's worth of school year learning over the course of the summer, and they [...]

4 Feb, 2021

Should You Consider Summer School for Your Child?

2021-02-04T13:36:14-06:00Thursday, February 4, 2021|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Summer Strategies|

Parents choose to send their children to summer school in order to combat the summer learning loss phenomenon. By the middle school years, students may lose 36% of their reading gains and 50% of math-related gains made during the year over the summer months, when they are out of school and not engaging in learning-related activities. [...]

2 Jun, 2020

3 Reasons for Summer School in 2020

2020-06-02T10:28:38-05:00Tuesday, June 2, 2020|Education Info, Summer Strategies, Tenney Subscribers|

We live in a different world today than we did just a few months ago.  The patterns and decisions of our lives has changed so dramatically, things we once thought were highly unlikely and unnecessary are now normal and wise.  For many students, 2020 may be the summer to consider summer school. I wanted to [...]

27 Mar, 2020

Why Online Learning Works (Especially at the Tenney School)

2020-06-02T14:45:54-05:00Friday, March 27, 2020|Learning Strategies, Parents, Private School, Summer Strategies, Teachers|

The transition from classroom learning to online learning can be a difficult one. Sometimes both students and teachers are facing a lot of uncertainty. They are unsure how this new method of doing things will work. However, at The Tenney School, we have found that online learning is both possible and beneficial! We are able [...]

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 [...]

1 Apr, 2019

Summer Learning Loss And How to Lessen it

2019-04-01T13:35:12-05:00Monday, April 1, 2019|Learning Strategies, Parents, Summer Strategies|

As Americans, we often take for granted that the 9-month long school year is simply a thing of fact. We enjoy our leisurely summers, planning long vacations to the beach, overdue family reunions, and long days of fun in the sun. Teachers use this time to recharge, rest and begin their planning for the fall [...]

20 Jun, 2017

Creating an Ideal Environment for Summer Learning

2017-06-17T12:03:57-05:00Tuesday, June 20, 2017|Learning Environment, Tenney Subscribers|

Summer vacation is finally here, but that doesn't mean the end of learning. On the contrary, the summer is a wonderful time for your young student to explore his or her own interests and gather in-depth knowledge on those subjects. This break is also an ideal opportunity for scholars to play catch-up if they have [...]

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