8 Aug, 2023

Get Your Child Ready to Learn: Back to School Tips for Parents of Middle and High Schoolers

2023-08-08T08:14:56-05:00Tuesday, August 8, 2023|Learning Strategies|

Even if they're hesitant to admit it, parents and students alike are excited for back-to-school time. Although everyone will surely miss the summer weather and fun, there are so many things to look forward to, with the new year beginning. To make the transition a little bit easier for your student, here are some back-to-school tips [...]

18 Oct, 2022

Five Ways Tutoring Promotes Academic Success

2022-11-07T10:19:37-06:00Tuesday, October 18, 2022|Education Info, Learning Strategies|

Academic tutoring for students often connects to failure in the minds of many parents and even teachers. "This student is dropping behind, so they need tutoring." "Your child failed the class, have you considered getting a summer tutor?" At The Tenney School, however, we believe that comments like these undermine the true value of [...]

3 Apr, 2021

7 Benefits of One-on-One Tutoring

2021-04-03T08:46:23-05:00Saturday, April 3, 2021|Education Info, Learning Environment, Learning Strategies|

Getting an education is an integral part of becoming a successful adult. Some students struggle with learning in a classroom and need to be taught a different way. This is where tutoring comes in. One-on-one tutoring can be beneficial in many ways. One-on-One Tutoring Is Less Distracting A classroom can be an incredibly distracting environment [...]

25 Sep, 2020

Seeing the Signs That Your Child Needs a Tutor

2020-09-25T16:17:44-05:00Friday, September 25, 2020|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Student Health|

Deciding whether your child needs a tutor can be difficult. Student needs are varied and unique, ranging from subject-related issues to emotional concerns. Hiring a tutor can make the difference between frustration and success for a child so recognizing the need for a tutor is extremely important. Several different signs indicate that a child would [...]

18 Aug, 2020

5 Characteristics of an Effective Tutor

2020-08-18T07:05:26-05:00Tuesday, August 18, 2020|Education Info, Learning Strategies, Parents|

Many parents will be hiring tutors this school year to help their children reach academic goals. The one-on-one teaching approach of tutoring allows students to catch up on subjects they have fallen behind in, or it allows gifted students the opportunity to branch out to more subjects. What makes a good tutor? Take a look [...]

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