Observe & Conquer

Smokies to Schoolyard Connection - Outdoor Lessons for Educators “To experience the world in memorable ways, we need to treat perception as an active process of recognizing, probing, questioning, comparing, opinions, and feeling.”  – Ed Cooke, The Guardian Too often, students are told that there is only one correct answer to a question, and that there [...]

By |2018-02-24T09:40:36-05:00February 24th, 2018|Announcements, News, Teacher Resources|Comments Off on Observe & Conquer

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 |2018-02-14T10:25:07-05:00February 13th, 2018|Announcements, Articles, News|Comments Off on Tremont partners with Cornell Lab of Ornithology for educator training

Citizen Science 2.0 in National Parks

      Tremont Institute recently launched its first Citizen Science 2.0 in National Parks workshop in partnership with Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Made possible thanks to a $1 million Veverka Family Foundation donation to the National Park Foundation’s Centennial Campaign for America’s National Parks, this new program supports collaborations among select national parks, local environmental science [...]

By |2018-02-05T09:12:44-05:00February 5th, 2018|Announcements, News|Comments Off on Citizen Science 2.0 in National Parks