Parents

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
28 Oct, 2019

How Small Schools Can Help with Teen Anxiety and Depression

2019-10-26T11:46:41-06:00

Teen Anxiety and Depression Increasingly, children and teens of all ages struggle with anxiety and depression. It's still too early for research to verify for certain, but many professionals believe that the steadily increasing rate of teen anxiety and depression can be attributed to the increasing use of social media, smartphones, and the internet. If [...]

How Small Schools Can Help with Teen Anxiety and Depression2019-10-26T11:46:41-06:00
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
7 Oct, 2019

What to Do if Your Child’s First Report Card Grades are Low

2019-10-04T15:05:25-06:00

First Report Card As a parent, the first report card is an important moment. This is your first glimpse into how your child is doing at school academically, and possibly on a personal level as well. For some families, unfortunately, this is also a time of dismay. Your child's first report card may show that [...]

What to Do if Your Child’s First Report Card Grades are Low2019-10-04T15:05:25-06:00
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
16 Sep, 2019

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

2019-09-16T11:42:45-06:00

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?2019-09-16T11:42:45-06:00
6 Sep, 2019

Transitioning to Middle School: Common Problems

2019-09-06T12:31:47-06:00

Transitioning to middle school is one of the hardest most students will face. Moving into elementary school is like transitioning to a whole new world. Unfortunately, many parents don't understand what their students will be facing as they move into those critical middle school years. Do you know how to get your child ready for [...]

Transitioning to Middle School: Common Problems2019-09-06T12:31:47-06:00
28 Aug, 2019

Competition vs. Achievement at a Small School

2019-08-28T13:00:05-06:00

There are many benefits to sending your child to a small school. First of all, this will guarantee that the child gets more personalized attention from the teachers. So if they need more help with something, they are likely to get it at a small school. On the other hand, if they're picking up something [...]

Competition vs. Achievement at a Small School2019-08-28T13:00:05-06:00