We Have Exciting News...Our Name Is Changing to Templeton Academy!

lifelong learning, Washington D.C., Nashville

We’re excited to announce that going forward Blyth-Telpleton Academy will be known as Templeton Academy.

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Summer Reading

learning community, lifelong learning

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....

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Top 5 Favorite Summer Learning Trips for Families in Tennessee

adolescent development, lifelong learning, Nashville

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...

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City as a Classroom

experiential learning, lifelong learning, Nashville

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.

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Celebrating International Museum Day at Templeton Academy

experiential learning, lifelong learning, Nashville

Did you know May 18 is International Museum Day? As educators at Templeton Academy, we feel lucky to live and work in a community ripe with historical and cultural attractions that capture the hearts of visitors from around the world.

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