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20 Jan, 2020

Why Teacher-Talk Stifles Student Learning

2020-01-21T08:16:36-06:00Monday, January 20, 2020|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Private School, Tenney Subscribers|

Some teachers love to talk! It's great to have an enthusiastic, passionate teacher, but in the classroom, there needs to be a balance between talking and listening. Too much teacher-talk can actually harm a student's learning experience. Learn about the ways more talk leads to less learning. 1. Shortcuts Student Thinking When a teacher asks [...]

3 Jan, 2020

5 Ways Teachers Can Build Confidence In Middle School Students

2020-01-08T13:51:36-06:00Friday, January 3, 2020|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

Confidence In Middle School Middle school students are often underestimated by both parents and teachers. It is a time of life that can be overlooked, overshadowed by the formative years in elementary school and the determining years of high school. But we at The Tenney School know that this time of life is extremely important [...]

8 Nov, 2017

Recovering from Hurricane Harvey

2017-11-08T13:19:32-06:00Wednesday, November 8, 2017|Education Info, Student Health, Teachers, Tenney Subscribers|

The scope of the devastation from Hurricane Harvey is only beginning to be understood. The loss of life, property, and resources is extensive. Along with physical destruction, Harvey left behind gaping emotional wounds. Nobody is truly unaffected. People were directly impacted by the flooding, losing loved ones and or property in the hurricane. Others were affected by the terrifying news stories; [...]

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