Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week at Templeton Academy Nashville: Introducing our New Team Members

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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!

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The "Why" Behind Templeton Academy Nashville

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In addition to this blog, Kalee also spoke to New in Nashville podcast host, Elam Freeman, about the founding of Templeton Academy in Nashville. In their conversation she discusses her background in experiential and innovative education. They also discuss Templeton Academy's unique model and how it fits into the Nashville educational landscape. If you are an urban living proponent or you are looking for an innovative education option for your family, you'll find this episode enlightening and informative.

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The Students at Templeton Academy Learn #MathStatMonth Skills By Solving Real World Problems

skills for the future, lifelong learning, Nashville

In August of 2007, I found myself studying a new curriculum, getting to know a new classroom and my new coworkers, experiencing the culture of a new workplace, and trying to prepare for my first teaching job ever. The only thing I knew for certain was that I had no idea what I was doing, and even this was a vague notion. I did not have an understanding of what skills I lacked or what skills I even needed to be good at this important new job. My last hands-on experience in a classroom was as a graduate student pursuing a Ph.D. in Cancer Biology, where I was provided stacks of reading...

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Who's Your Favorite Poet: Celebrating National Poetry Month

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When you think back on authors and literary works who have impacted the way you see the world, helped change your perspective, or connected you with new ideas and frames of mind; what poems rise to the top? To celebrate National Poetry Month, one of the largest annual literary celebrations in the world, I want to share with you the poetry of Deidra Williams and especially my favorite poem “The Black Woman,” which reminds me of the power, resiliency, and strength of being a black woman.

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Templeton Academy's Book Club Celebrates National Library Month

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Did you know April is National Library Month, a celebration of the important contributions made by our nation's libraries and library workers? This year’s theme is “Libraries = Strong Communities,” highlighting the value of academic, public, and school libraries across the country.

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