Learning Environment

31 Dec, 2018

How to Distinguish a Bully From a Mean Kid

2018-12-31T10:07:59+00:00

It seems like every day we hear frightening new data on the rise of bullying, and it doesn't take much more than a casual scroll through our social media feeds to find horrific stories of bullying and the awful impacts it has on the children who have endured this abuse. Especially with the rise of [...]

How to Distinguish a Bully From a Mean Kid 2018-12-31T10:07:59+00:00
6 Nov, 2018

5 Signs That Your Child Would Do Better in a Small School

2018-11-08T09:39:29+00:00

Not every child is cut out for the constant press and hustle of large public schools. While it's true that some children thrive in a crowded environment and rise to the top surrounded by hundreds and thousands of peers, not every child is like this. Many children are quiet, reserved, or work better in small [...]

5 Signs That Your Child Would Do Better in a Small School 2018-11-08T09:39:29+00:00
12 Oct, 2018

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

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

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+00:00
12 Jul, 2018

What Gifted and Talented Children Need from Their School

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

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+00:00
9 Jul, 2018

529 Plans: Your Ticket to Private School Tuition

2018-07-09T08:52:14+00:00

You've been saving for your child's education from the time they were very young. Your goal is to give them the best start in life--including tuition money so that they can attend college without having to sweat about student loans or other ongoing expenses. Unfortunately, prior to 2018, there was little you could do about [...]

529 Plans: Your Ticket to Private School Tuition 2018-07-09T08:52:14+00:00
30 May, 2018

A Lifetime of Learning: How a Small School Helped One Child

2018-05-30T11:44:04+00:00

Follow along as we look at the education of one girl named Amanda: Amanda was the youngest in her family, and her parents, though not wealthy, chose to send all five of their children to a small, private school. By the time Amanda reached the classrooms of her school, her siblings had already won a [...]

A Lifetime of Learning: How a Small School Helped One Child 2018-05-30T11:44:04+00:00
5 Mar, 2018

The Inherent Advantages of Small Schools

2018-03-01T21:26:56+00:00

It's no surprise that many students prefer small schools to large schools. The climate, relationships, and classes offered by small schools make students, their parents, and teachers happy. Here are just a few advantages inherent to small schools: Better, closer relationships  With fewer people overall, it's easier to foster meaningful relationships in small schools. According [...]

The Inherent Advantages of Small Schools 2018-03-01T21:26:56+00:00
21 Feb, 2018

Why Private Schools are Worth the Cost

2019-01-31T15:01:25+00:00

Most parents want the best for their children. They want them to have a high-quality education so that they can succeed in life and be the best that they can be. However, as the cost of college rises, most struggle with whether or not they should send their children to private school too. Many wonder [...]

Why Private Schools are Worth the Cost 2019-01-31T15:01:25+00:00
16 Feb, 2018

Facing Student Adversity: Choosing Survival vs Victimization

2018-02-14T14:24:20+00:00

Growing pains. Students experience a wide variety of "pains" during their formative years at school. While some of them are physical pains, many of them arise from mental and emotional challenges. These types of adversities can range from personal scholastic struggles to underserved, negative attention. No matter the cause, each student will face trials of [...]

Facing Student Adversity: Choosing Survival vs Victimization 2018-02-14T14:24:20+00:00
8 Feb, 2018

Student Devices: Do They Really Help?

2018-02-08T20:16:36+00:00

As technology use has grown across industries, it has become a foregone conclusion in many academic circles that technology access is fundamental to building "students of the future" who are prepared for the demands of technology in their future lives. Lower access to technology has simultaneously left low-income students stuck in a lower-performing cycle, unable [...]

Student Devices: Do They Really Help? 2018-02-08T20:16:36+00:00