Education Info

18 Oct, 2019

Gifted and Talented as a Disability


In many settings, having special intellectual or creative abilities can be more of a disability than a gift. Most of the time, the governance of institutions is set to the pace of the vast majority of people in the high-density middle of the ability curve. Those people who make special demands on the system, in the [...]

Gifted and Talented as a Disability2019-10-18T08:39:26-05:00
16 Sep, 2019

Back to School Season: Is It Time to Set Up College Visits?


It's time for back to school--and with the approach of that important season, it's also important to start making some critical plans for the year. Do you have a child entering their junior or senior year of high school? If so, this could be the perfect time to start planning college visits. Your child is [...]

Back to School Season: Is It Time to Set Up College Visits?2019-09-16T11:42:45-05:00
9 Aug, 2019

2019-2020 Welcome: Sport Court Sneak Peek


The new school year is just around the corner.  We're excited to welcome our students back to school at Orientation next week Friday August 16th.  We're also excited to give a sneak peek of our latest Tenney School enhancement, our new sport court.  It turned out better than we hoped. Clink here to see the [...]

2019-2020 Welcome: Sport Court Sneak Peek2019-08-29T12:34:44-05:00
2 Aug, 2019

Back to School Season: Is Your Child Enrolled in the Right School?


Back to school season is just around the corner. You may already have started school supply shopping, picking up notebooks, pencils, and crayons. As you're setting up for the back to school season, however, there are more important decisions to make than what color your child's backpack should be. First, look for these signs that [...]

Back to School Season: Is Your Child Enrolled in the Right School?2019-08-02T08:50:48-05:00
25 Jul, 2019

How a Small School Will Help to Identify Your Child’s Strengths and Weaknesses


In some ways, a small school can be beneficial for any type of student. A small school provides a greater amount of flexibility, allowing students to spend more time working on subjects that they love (or those in which they require more help). At the same time, being at a small school means that your [...]

How a Small School Will Help to Identify Your Child’s Strengths and Weaknesses2019-07-25T09:26:00-05:00
22 Jul, 2019

Gifted and Talented 101


Many schools across the nation have been putting time, effort, and money into gifted and talented programs. Since not all children fall into an "average" category, it's crucial for schools to have accommodations and challenges for children who not only have special needs but also for those who are gifted or above the average. One [...]

Gifted and Talented 1012019-08-01T21:26:12-05:00
18 Jul, 2019

New Drum Kit


Summer is the time when a school has the time to make improvements.  It's nice having some time to implement new things in preparation for the new school year.  In addition to the new Sport Court (which is almost finished), we have also added a new and improved Drum Kit for our band program.  The [...]

New Drum Kit2019-07-18T20:06:56-05:00
15 Jul, 2019

Is Private School the Answer For You?


Private School vs. Public School Sadly, the educational world is in crisis. There is a teacher shortage, overcrowded classrooms, dictated lessons, and government sanctions on already underfunded schools. While these issues are being widely discussed, there seems to be little progress in fixing them and the education of the next generation is suffering. So, what [...]

Is Private School the Answer For You?2019-07-15T07:36:57-05:00
9 Jul, 2019

A Smooth Transition for International Students


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 [...]

A Smooth Transition for International Students2019-07-09T09:07:22-05:00
19 Jun, 2019

The Key to Student Engagement: Giving Students a Choice


Every teacher has experienced the sinking feeling of looking around a classroom and realizing that the students are so bored that they are hardly listening. Indeed, student engagement is a difficult thing to accomplish. Some of the responsibility rests on the students themselves. But here at The Tenney School, we wonder if much of the [...]

The Key to Student Engagement: Giving Students a Choice2019-06-21T13:06:12-05:00