Monthly Archives: January 2018

31 Jan, 2018

6 Strategies to Help Students Who Struggle with Writing

2019-02-15T11:25:17+00:00

Teachers mention over and over again how this generation of students struggle with writing. While it's a frustrating challenge, in many cases, it's not their fault. These students have grown up in an age where long-form communication is rarely required. Most students value short communications--snaps, texts, and memes, for example--over longer-form discourse--and may not even [...]

6 Strategies to Help Students Who Struggle with Writing 2019-02-15T11:25:17+00:00
24 Jan, 2018

Tenney VLOG #14: Group vs. Individual Learning

2018-02-12T18:30:41+00:00

In today's Tenney VLOG we discuss Group vs. Individual Learning. Tenney School math teacher Caitlin Waterman completed her Master's Thesis on a study how outcome's vary for students who complete work alone verses in a group setting. The VLOG will cover the strength and weaknesses of both approaches as well as some recommendations for student [...]

Tenney VLOG #14: Group vs. Individual Learning 2018-02-12T18:30:41+00:00
17 Jan, 2018

7 Things Every Parent Should Know About Private Schools

2018-01-17T13:31:40+00:00

Choosing a school for your child is perhaps the most difficult decision you'll make as a parent. One of the first things you'll have to consider is whether he or she will attend a private or public school. As there are plenty of misconceptions surrounding the former, here are seven things that you should know [...]

7 Things Every Parent Should Know About Private Schools 2018-01-17T13:31:40+00:00
15 Jan, 2018

Getting Ready for the Spring Performance

2018-01-15T13:45:53+00:00

https://youtu.be/ye8T6Iur60o The Tenney musicians have been diligently preparing for the spring music performance.  Here's a peak at some of the work being done by one of our bands - Crocodile Boulevard.

Getting Ready for the Spring Performance 2018-01-15T13:45:53+00:00
12 Jan, 2018

Why Teens are Waiting to Get Their Driver’s License

2018-01-12T14:25:38+00:00

Parents of budding teenagers still remember the excitement and freedom that came with earning their driver's license. This would have been their greatest achievement as a teenager. So why aren't your children motivated to get their license and gain the freedom and sense of accomplishment that comes with it? Teenagers between 16 and 18 who [...]

Why Teens are Waiting to Get Their Driver’s License 2018-01-12T14:25:38+00:00
5 Jan, 2018

Differentiation: Why Customized Instruction Is Necessary

2018-01-05T13:38:56+00:00

It's no secret that children learn at different speeds and in different ways. Take a peek into any classroom and you'll see some students gravitating to technology. Others prefer to talk through processes. Still, others draw, write, or puzzle their way through the challenges they are presented with. Some students catch on quickly and are [...]

Differentiation: Why Customized Instruction Is Necessary 2018-01-05T13:38:56+00:00