You've heard of the "helicopter parents." These are the ones who hover over their little bundle of joy long past the age when they need that level of supervision. Helicopter parents are often ridiculed for being overprotective and too cautious, not giving their children space to grow and find their own footing in a complex [...]
You want your child to excel in all areas of school. Not only can their grades have a big impact on their ability go to college, acquire scholarships, and get the future job they've always wanted, you want them to have the kind of success that will help propel them to take on future challenges. [...]
There are no official statistics available on Houston private school applications. However, talk to a few admissions directors and it you will hear voices of concern. A casual survey will reveal that most feel applications across private schools in Houston were down about 10% last year. The big unanswered question is why. Let’s explore a [...]
Many students simply aren't able to thrive in a traditional academic setting. In spite of their best efforts and that of their parents, they find themselves constantly struggling to keep up. At The Tenney School, we know how difficult it can be for students to learn in a classroom where the majority of teachers prepare [...]
In an international news story attracting a great deal of attention, France has recently banned cell phones in school for students under the age of 15. While many American classrooms are choosing to embrace smartphone technology, others, like those in France, are discovering just how detrimental phones can be to the learning process in general. [...]
Thanks to a great start to the 2018-2019 school year. Enjoy a your long weekend of pool parties and BBQ. We will see you on Tuesday.