Customized Curriculum

1 Jun, 2019

Houston Chronicle Features The Tenney School

2019-06-01T09:02:28-05:00

It's not every day you get to see your name in print.  We are excited to share that the Houston Chronicle recently chose to feature our school. The reporter, Lindsay Peyton, did a really great job capturing the culture and focus of our school. Click here to read the article.

Houston Chronicle Features The Tenney School 2019-06-01T09:02:28-05:00
15 Feb, 2019

What Qualifies a Child for the Gifted and Talented Program?

2019-02-14T15:17:57-05:00

While most parents believe their child is gifted at something, most people don't know if or how their child can be accepted into a Gifted and Talented (GT) program. Federal criteria for GT programs is somewhat fuzzy, making the issue even more confusing. Let's take a closer look at the Gifted and Talented program and [...]

What Qualifies a Child for the Gifted and Talented Program? 2019-02-14T15:17:57-05:00
12 Oct, 2018

Open House, November 6th | 10am-1pm

2018-10-12T14:46:02-05:00

The Tenney School is excited to announce that we will have an Open House this year on November 6th (Election Day).  The best way to appreciate the value of our one-to-one education is to see it in action.  After you vote, come visit us on November 6th to see "The Power of One" Tenney School [...]

Open House, November 6th | 10am-1pm 2018-10-12T14:46:02-05:00
28 Sep, 2018

Tailored Learning: Improving Your Child’s Academic Success

2018-09-28T10:30:12-05:00

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. [...]

Tailored Learning: Improving Your Child’s Academic Success 2018-09-28T10:30:12-05:00
19 Aug, 2018

What is Custom-Made Education?

2018-08-19T21:15:12-05:00

We are living in an era of customization. Because of our technology and variety of options, we can customize everything from the clothes we wear, the food we eat, the television shows and books that pop up on our recommended list, and the podcasts we listen to. The world is quickly becoming divergent in new [...]

What is Custom-Made Education? 2018-08-19T21:15:12-05:00
12 Jul, 2018

What Gifted and Talented Children Need from Their School

2018-07-12T17:29:05-05:00

Gifted and talented (GT) children are a definable group of K-12 students recognized for their advanced learning capabilities. Often, their bright minds are recognized by parents and subsequently tested for confirmation. While having a gifted child is a good thing, what does it mean when choosing their school? Choosing the right school for GT children takes more [...]

What Gifted and Talented Children Need from Their School 2018-07-12T17:29:05-05:00
18 Jun, 2018

Customized Instruction: A Recipe for Success

2018-06-18T09:56:26-05:00

Customized Instruction The right education will prove to be a valuable asset to every child who receives one. However, many children pass through school to graduation without actually learning what they are supposed to learn. The scandal that occurred in the Atlanta school district where several educators manipulated student scores so that the students would be eligible [...]

Customized Instruction: A Recipe for Success 2018-06-18T09:56:26-05:00
4 Jun, 2018

3 Ways Customized Instruction Improves Learning for Children

2018-06-04T15:30:28-05:00

Most parents would agree that customized instruction for students is more effective than the broad curriculum used in the classroom by large schools, yet they might still wonder: how much of a difference will it really make? Caring parents understand how choosing the education path for their children is a big responsibility, as it's one [...]

3 Ways Customized Instruction Improves Learning for Children 2018-06-04T15:30:28-05:00
7 May, 2018

Scaffolding: Examining the Metaphor for Individualized Instruction

2018-05-07T14:03:56-05:00

Because of the structure of today's society and the transformations to our economic, social, and labor systems that have already started to change in the face of rapidly evolving technology, educating today's learners is a challenge. Standardized education is losing its decades-long hold on the status quo. For years, we've pushed toward more and more [...]

Scaffolding: Examining the Metaphor for Individualized Instruction 2018-05-07T14:03:56-05:00
7 Mar, 2018

How Customized Instruction Maximizes Students’ Learning Capacity

2018-03-05T15:30:46-05:00

Someone once said, "If you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid." This quotation refers to an allegory by Amos E. Tolbear of Tufts University, in which all sorts of animals were required to attend school, and each was required to conform to a set [...]

How Customized Instruction Maximizes Students’ Learning Capacity 2018-03-05T15:30:46-05:00