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9 Jul, 2019

A Smooth Transition for International Students

2019-07-09T09:07:22-05:00Tuesday, July 9, 2019|Education Info, International students, Parents, Tenney Subscribers|

Adjusting to life in the American classroom is not always easy for international students. While some students are able to acclimate with little trouble, others experience culture shock, communication barriers, and difficulties fitting in with their American peers. Below is a look at some of the challenges they face and the resources The Tenney School [...]

21 Dec, 2017

The Benefits of a Small School for Secondary Education

2017-12-19T12:25:59-06:00Thursday, December 21, 2017|Customized Curriculum, Private School, Student Health, Tenney Subscribers, Transition Between Schools|

The shift to middle school and high school is no small matter. When transitioning into secondary school, students can be placed in a daunting position--one often exacerbated by a large student body and many potential hurdles. Some of these challenges are academic, including workload and class structure. Others are social, such as finding peer groups [...]

11 Apr, 2017

How Many Friends Does One Child Really Need?

2017-04-08T13:00:48-05:00Tuesday, April 11, 2017|Learning Environment, Parents, Student Health, Tenney Subscribers|

One of the key obstacles many parents face when they enroll their child in a small school is the worry that their child will have difficulty making friends. Social growth is an important part of every child's development. The transition to small schools intimidates many parents. What if their child doesn't fit in? What if [...]

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