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5 Things You Can Expect in a Blyth-Templeton Academy Graduate

learning community, lifelong learning

High schoolers are expected to be many things today - scholars, athletes, volunteers, civically engaged, and socially responsible.

We aspire for our graduates to be all these things, and much more. Our hope, for every young person that walks through our doors, is to equip them with tools and help them develop qualities that will serve them both in high school and for the rest of their life.

Keep reading for a full description of the top five characteristics we work to develop in Blyth-Templeton Academy (BTA) graduates.

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Lifelong Learning: Thinking Big Picture About Your High Schooler's Success

lifelong learning, student-centered learning

At any given back-to-school information night, at any number of schools in Washington D.C., you will hear teachers, faculty, and administrators proudly highlighting the numerous programs and initiatives at their school, all designed to bolster your child’s college resume and help them get into the university of their dreams.

But you won’t hear that same speech at an information night at Blyth-Templeton Academy (BTA).

Now, these options are not necessarily bad things - there is certainly merit in extracurricular activities, academic clubs, and test prep - and at BTA, we offer plenty of ways...

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Reflections from Temp Keller On the Coming School Year

lifelong learning, private educaton

The approach of a new school year is an exciting and important time for Blyth-Templeton Academy faculty and staff. It’s a time to reflect on our mission and our vision, to celebrate growth and progress, and to prepare to make the coming year even better than the year before.

This venture began more than three years ago with two goals in mind - to provide an academically challenging, nurturing and safe learning environment for students, allowing them to grow both intellectually and emotionally as individuals, and to provide a model for learning that can be used as a foundation for other...

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Four Ways to Make Your Teen a Lifelong Learner

lifelong learning, parents

One of the trickiest aspects of cultivating lifelong learning is that lifelong learners are not taught. They learn by example and by trial and error. They learn by seeing adults model continuous learning habits – persistence, curiosity, constant learning. Teens have the opportunity to learn these traits from  their parents. 

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