Outdoor Classroom Day – May 17th

You're invited to Great Smoky Mountains Institute at Tremont invites you and your students to join millions of teachers and children around the world in participating in a day of outdoor learning and play! When: May 17, 2018 Who: You and your students Where: Your Schoolyard What: Outdoor Classroom Day is an all-day educational event [...]

By | 2018-04-20T06:13:20+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Announcements, Articles, News, Teacher Resources|Comments Off on Outdoor Classroom Day – May 17th

Tremont partners with Cornell Lab of Ornithology for educator training

Birdsleuth Educator Workshop Tremont Institute recently partnered with Cornell Lab of Ornithology to co-host an educator workshop focused on student-driven experiential education. Cornell Lab is world-renowned for their citizen science programs, bird education and their experiential education philosophy. Twenty-two educators from Tennessee and North Carolina participated in Birdsleuth Workshop this month. They learned about local birds, their habitat [...]

By | 2018-02-14T10:25:07+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Announcements, Articles, News|Comments Off on Tremont partners with Cornell Lab of Ornithology for educator training

5 reasons to go outside this winter

Happy holidays from our Tremont family to yours! As the days grow colder and the holiday season reaches its peak, it's easy to limit ourselves (and our family) to indoor activities. Don't let the season keep you indoors! We encourage you to take time away from your phone, television, video games, and other gadgets you may [...]

By | 2017-12-21T06:16:50+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Announcements, Articles, News|Comments Off on 5 reasons to go outside this winter

Have You Ever Met a Tree?

The humidity today is hovering around ninety percent and the temperature on the ridgeline feels right about the same. I, nine students, and another teacher are in the process of getting cooked as we make our way down the trail. The gentle murmuring of students and the occasional rock being innocently (or not [...]

By | 2017-01-25T23:22:25+00:00 October 5th, 2016|Articles, Parent Resources, Teacher Resources|Comments Off on Have You Ever Met a Tree?