I missed the third day of junior year- because I failed to do my Summer Reading. My incredible-in-every-other-way English III teacher used summer reading to weed students out of class. I read John Irving’s The Prayer for Owen Meany. I loved reading- reading the book was not the issue for me to complete; rather she assigned a terrible, pointless project to go with it. Now, 18 years later, I still remember it: track the different motifs throughout the book. One of the motifs included a baseball and even years later, I feel sure that the word baseball appeared over 100 times in the book....Read More
At Templeton Academy we know that learning doesn’t stop during the summer holiday. As our new students gear up for our opening day this fall, we have compiled a list of our team’s favorite summer destinations that bring together fun and learning for an impactful holiday trip. We also understand first-hand how hands-on and experiential learning can impact and engage young learners, helping them connect with history, the arts, math and science like never before.
Put down the remote and head out for some summer fun that will both engage your students’ brains and provide fun experiences for...Read More
With a motto that includes“using the city as a classroom,” we are committed to giving our staff the tools they need to lead our students in a truly experiential learning model next year. One way we’ve done this is by challenging the traditional model of professional development that says to “sit in the seat and listen to the leader.” Instead, we are learning experientially as we prepare for the new school year.Read More
Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week at Templeton Academy Nashville: Introducing our New Team Members
We are not just building a school; we are creating a community. Together, we are building a team of students, families, and teachers working together to achieve greatness.
In celebration of National Teacher Appreciation Week, we would like to share more about a few of the rock stars who have joined our team and are ready to transform education in the city of Nashville!Read More