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Cross-Cultural Celebrations at Tessa

September 16, 2022/by Isabelle Bonneau

The Remarkable Advantages of Social Emotional Learning: A Case Study

May 3, 2022/by ruben

Why Do Children Learn Languages Faster than Adults?

April 12, 2022/by Tori Galatro

10 Reasons You Should Choose Chinese Immersion For Your Children

November 2, 2021/by Isabelle Bonneau

10 Reasons Why You Should Choose French Immersion For Your Children

October 14, 2021/by Isabelle Bonneau

A Look at the Importance of Differentiation in the Classroom

March 30, 2021/by Jamie Kreps

Social and Emotional Learning: Understanding Different Learning Progressions

March 29, 2021/by Jamie Kreps

Mandarin at Tessa

March 12, 2021/by Isabelle Bonneau

The Benefits of Creative Thinking and How to Encourage it in Children

February 26, 2021/by Jamie Kreps

Navigating School Safety During COVID-19

February 19, 2021/by Jamie Kreps

The Private School Advantage: Why you should consider an Independent School for your Child

January 4, 2021/by Isabelle Bonneau

What is an International Education?

November 12, 2020/by Isabelle Bonneau

5 Tips to Help Kids Stay Safe During Their Return to the Classroom

August 15, 2020/by Jamie Kreps

Preparing for the Return to School in the Wake of COVID-19

August 1, 2020/by Jamie Kreps

Preparing for School During the Pandemic: How to Plan Ahead

July 25, 2020/by Jamie Kreps

Covid-19 Summer Safety: Healthy Family Tips for Warm Weather Activities

July 13, 2020/by Jamie Kreps

Preparing Kids for Summer Camp Safety

June 25, 2020/by Jamie Kreps

Post-Pandemic: Tips to Keep Kids Safe as Parks and Public Spaces Open Back Up

June 11, 2020/by Jamie Kreps

Struggling with Your Child’s Educational Content? Tips and Online Resources for Parents

May 15, 2020/by Jamie Kreps

Tips to Keep Your Children Focused During Home Learning Sessions

May 1, 2020/by Jamie Kreps

Play-Based Learning Activities to do at Home

April 9, 2020/by Team Tessa

Keeping Up with Educational Curriculum at Home During Social Distancing

April 8, 2020/by Jamie Kreps

The Challenges of Distance Teaching Young Learners

April 3, 2020/by Dan Buck

How to Help Your Child Cope with Social Distancing

April 1, 2020/by Jamie Kreps

5 Tips for Talking to Your Child About Coronavirus

March 27, 2020/by Jamie Kreps

Eating Healthy for a Better Immune System

March 24, 2020/by Team Tessa

Family Home Learning Tips: Online Educational Resources for Early Childhood Learning

March 20, 2020/by Jamie Kreps

Do Children Really Need to Attend Preschool?

March 15, 2020/by Jamie Kreps

Coronavirus: Measures taken and Health reminders

March 10, 2020/by Team Tessa

Black History Month Celebration at Tessa

March 6, 2020/by Team Tessa

The Effects of Early Educational Bilingualism on Cognitive Development

March 2, 2020/by Jamie Kreps

Learning French is fun with TessaPrep!

February 28, 2020/by Team Tessa

Does Bilingualism Lead to Language and Speech Delays?

February 15, 2020/by Jamie Kreps

Woodworking at Tessa

February 14, 2020/by Team Tessa

A Celebration of Learning

February 7, 2020/by Team Tessa

The Environmental Advantages of Language Learning in Young Children

February 1, 2020/by Jamie Kreps

Tessa’s Chinese New Year Celebration

January 31, 2020/by Team Tessa

Prime Taekwondo, more than an Afterschool!

January 24, 2020/by Team Tessa

Our Winter Holiday Show

January 17, 2020/by Isabelle Bonneau

How to Continue Your Child’s Bilingual Learning at Home

January 15, 2020/by Jamie Kreps

Celebrating La Galette des Rois

January 7, 2020/by Team Tessa

Little Gardeners, a creative after school program

December 20, 2019/by Isabelle Bonneau

Bilingual Learning Experiences for the Holidays

December 15, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

Hour of Code

December 13, 2019/by Team Tessa

Lights on Our After-School Program

December 6, 2019/by Team Tessa

Role-Playing 101: Why Children Learn Faster with Interactive Activities

December 1, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

Thanksgiving at Tessa

November 22, 2019/by Team Tessa

What does an International Education truly mean?

November 15, 2019/by Team Tessa

Do Anti-Bullying Programs Really Work?

November 15, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

Learning and Teaching at Tessa is a celebration

November 7, 2019/by Team Tessa

PSPE at Tessa, a “Whole Child” education

November 1, 2019/by Team Tessa

What to do When Your Child Is Being Bullied

November 1, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

Tessa Goes Green

October 24, 2019/by Team Tessa

United Nations Day at Tessa International School

October 18, 2019/by Team Tessa

Utilizing Technology in Inquiry-Based Education

October 15, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

Exploring the biological, chemical and physical aspects of our world with the Liberty Science Center

October 7, 2019/by Team Tessa

What Is Inquiry-Based Education?

October 1, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

Curriculum Night at Tessa International School

September 26, 2019/by Team Tessa

At Tessa, It’s Safety First!

September 12, 2019/by Team Tessa

Why Learn a Second (or Third) Language at Tessa?

September 7, 2019/by Patricia Presse

Visible Learning – How Can Parents Help at Home?

August 28, 2019/by Dan Buck

The Process of Language Learning in Children

August 15, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

Language Learning: Why Children Pick Up Linguistics Faster

August 1, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

The Bilingual Student Advantage in STEM Learning

July 15, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

Improving Your Child’s Language and Literacy Skills

July 1, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

Why Early Bilingual Education Boosts Brain Function and Development

June 15, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

Teach Them Young: International Language in Early Education

June 1, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

Focus on International Baccalaureate: The Teaching Differences

May 15, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

The Benefits of International Baccalaureate Education Programs

May 1, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

Having Fun in Hoboken: Kid-Friendly Activities in Hudson County

April 15, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

Kids-Eye-View: Kid-Centric Hoboken Through the Eyes of Our Children

April 1, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

Language Spotlight Series: French – Boosting Your Child’s Future Opportunities

March 15, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

Language Spotlight Series: Spanish – Giving Your Child a Career Advantage

March 1, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

Language Spotlight Series: How to Choose a Second Language for Your Child

February 15, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

Language Spotlight Series: The Importance of Bilingualism in Early Childhood Education

February 1, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

Will Technology Ruin Your Child’s Development?

January 15, 2019/by Jamie Kreps

Can Bullying Affect a Child’s Development?

December 14, 2018/by mtesalona

Tessa International School Celebrates the Hour of Code

December 12, 2018/by Dan Buck

Bilingualism and Speech Delays: What’s the Connection?

December 10, 2018/by Tori Galatro

The Best Historical Sites to Show Children in Hoboken

August 5, 2018/by Tori Galatro

The Long-Term Benefits of a Great Preschool

July 22, 2018/by Tori Galatro

Bilingualism Can Help Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder

July 10, 2018/by Tori Galatro

Five Fantastic Pet Shops in Hudson County

June 25, 2018/by Tori Galatro

How Bilingualism Supports Math Skills in Children

June 11, 2018/by Tori Galatro

5 Destinations for Vegans In and Around Hudson County

May 28, 2018/by Tori Galatro

Restaurant Patios to Enjoy in Nice Weather in and Around Hoboken, NJ

May 14, 2018/by Tori Galatro

6 Popular After-School Activities for Children In and Around Jersey City

April 30, 2018/by ruben

Six Child-Friendly Hair Salons & Barbers in Hudson County, NJ

April 16, 2018/by Tori Galatro

Bilingual Language Programs Benefit Brain Development!

April 9, 2018/by ruben

Four Gyms with Great Childcare In and Around Hoboken

April 2, 2018/by Tori Galatro

Is Your Child Ready for Preschool?

March 26, 2018/by Tori Galatro

3 Hands-On Pre-Reading Activities for Preschoolers

March 20, 2018/by Tori Galatro

Social Emotional Learning: Implementing Sociograms

March 12, 2018/by ruben

Why Free Play Is Critical for Child Development

February 24, 2018/by ruben

5 Great Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Jersey City

February 24, 2018/by ruben

How Bilingualism Promotes Social Skills in Children

February 24, 2018/by Tori Galatro

The Different Types of Preschool Bilingual Learning

February 22, 2018/by ruben

Fine and Gross Motor Skills of Preschoolers: What Parents Can Expect as Children Grow

January 15, 2018/by ruben

Interesting Facts About Childhood Bilingualism That Might Surprise You

January 8, 2018/by ruben

How Children Learn Languages Naturally Through Immersion

January 2, 2018/by ruben

Skills to Teach Preschoolers That Will Help Them Later in Life

December 26, 2017/by ruben

How Interactive Whiteboards Help Children Learn

December 18, 2017/by ruben

Fun-Filled Family Events In Hoboken, NJ for The Holidays

December 11, 2017/by ruben

3 Games You Can Play at Home to Help Teach Your Child a New Language

December 4, 2017/by ruben

Spanish Language Learning: Bilingual Programs Build Connections

November 28, 2017/by ruben

French Language Learning: 5 Reasons Your Child Should Study French

November 20, 2017/by ruben

Extraordinary Benefits of Mandarin Language Learning for Children

November 13, 2017/by ruben

Building A Foundation with The International Baccalaureate

October 30, 2017/by ruben

How the Imagination Helps Children Learn

October 30, 2017/by ruben

Learning A New Language Through Music: Why Is Music So Powerful?

October 23, 2017/by ruben

Why Role Playing is Important for Child Development

October 16, 2017/by ruben

Yoga in the Classroom: Learning Healthy Habits

October 9, 2017/by ruben

10 Great Family Activities in Hoboken

October 2, 2017/by ruben

How Does Language Learning Affect Brain Development in Children?

September 25, 2017/by ruben

10 Awesome Activities in Hoboken to Keep the Kids Busy After-School

September 18, 2017/by ruben

5 Compelling Reasons Preschool/Early Education is so Important

September 11, 2017/by ruben

Why Teaching Your Child a New Language Will Not Harm their English Skills

September 4, 2017/by ruben

Whole Brain Teaching Methods for Pre-School Students

August 28, 2017/by ruben

Great Summer Activities for Kids in Hoboken

August 21, 2017/by ruben

The Career Benefits of Multilingual Education

August 15, 2017/by ruben

5 Benefits of Childhood Bilingualism

August 7, 2017/by ruben

Total Physical Response Learning: 4 of the Best Second Language Activities

August 1, 2017/by ruben

10 Great Kid-Friendly Restaurants in Hoboken

July 14, 2017/by ruben

The Pre School Years and the Importance of Social Emotional Learning

June 12, 2017/by ruben

The Benefits of Inquiry-Based Education

June 5, 2017/by ruben

What is immersion education?

November 18, 2016/by ruben

The benefits of an immersion education.

November 14, 2016/by ruben

It’s all in the way we learn…Total Physical Response (TPR)

November 2, 2016/by ruben

Focusing on individual learning needs improves learning outcomes

October 12, 2016/by ruben

Social Emotional Learning (SEL)

September 28, 2016/by ruben

Summer Travel Plans…?

August 8, 2016/by ruben

Tessa International School

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