Learning Strategies

2 Dec, 2019

Why Some Kids Give Up and Others Stick With It

2019-12-01T10:08:17-06:00

There is nothing more defeating for parents and teachers than the moment when a child just gives up. If the child would just keep trying, parents and teachers alike are willing to go above and beyond to help that child succeed, often more than anyone believed possible. When a student gives up, on the other [...]

Why Some Kids Give Up and Others Stick With It2019-12-01T10:08:17-06:00
25 Nov, 2019

Why Parents Choose Personalized Learning Programs for Their Children

2019-11-27T15:57:54-06:00

As a parent, you try to make the best possible decisions for your children to help them grow and succeed. Just as you encourage your child to stay physically fit and eat healthily so their bodies will grow strong, you also want to make choices that will help their minds grow strong. Choosing the right [...]

Why Parents Choose Personalized Learning Programs for Their Children2019-11-27T15:57:54-06:00
4 Nov, 2019

5 Things Your Child Gains from One-on-One Learning

2019-11-04T11:07:26-06:00

One-on-one learning is among the most powerful techniques in an educator's toolbox for helping students learn and grow. Rather than asking students to follow along as one in a class of dozens, here at The Tenney School, students enjoy one-on-one learning time with their teacher. Personalized 1:1 learning provides a much deeper relationship with knowledge, [...]

5 Things Your Child Gains from One-on-One Learning2019-11-04T11:07:26-06:00
18 Oct, 2019

Gifted and Talented as a Disability

2019-10-18T08:39:26-06:00

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 Disability2019-10-18T08:39:26-06:00
14 Oct, 2019

Personalized Learning Helps Children Excel & Reach Their Full Potential

2019-10-11T10:28:45-06:00

Every parent wants to see their child excel at what they're good at and rise above their same-age peers. When natural talent is combined with a love of learning and a supportive learning environment, any child can accelerate beyond the steady pace of classroom lessons. This is why personalized one-on-one learning programs are important for [...]

Personalized Learning Helps Children Excel & Reach Their Full Potential2019-10-11T10:28:45-06:00
30 Sep, 2019

How Can a Small School Help Students?

2019-09-27T13:45:46-06:00

Small School Communication to Creativity There are many ways in which students can benefit from going to a small school. Not only are they going to get personalized attention which may not be possible in a public school, but each and every area of their life will also improve. Through better communication with their teachers [...]

How Can a Small School Help Students?2019-09-27T13:45:46-06:00
23 Sep, 2019

The Importance of Developing Study Skills in Middle School

2019-09-23T10:11:41-06:00

During the middle school years, your child may feel able to coast by without developing good study skills. After all, they understand the material; why put any more effort into it? As long as your child's grades look good, you might not worry too much about study skills, either. Unfortunately, if your child waits until [...]

The Importance of Developing Study Skills in Middle School2019-09-23T10:11:41-06:00
12 Aug, 2019

Understanding Twice-Exceptional Students

2019-08-09T14:06:57-06:00

Students who are classified as gifted and talented are often thought to be learners who exceed in all areas of study. In reality, it's quite possible for one of these students to have one or more learning disabilities. A child may have a vocabulary bigger than any one of their classmates, yet struggle with simple [...]

Understanding Twice-Exceptional Students2019-08-09T14:06:57-06:00
25 Jul, 2019

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

2019-07-25T09:26:00-06:00

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 Weaknesses2019-07-25T09:26:00-06:00
22 Jul, 2019

Gifted and Talented 101

2019-08-01T21:26:12-06:00

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 1012019-08-01T21:26:12-06:00