Category: Parks As Classrooms

Teacher in Parks program helps teachers learn about GSMNP resources and expand their teaching skills

July 21, 2019

GSMNP mapping elk locations

by Julie Dodd The Teacher in Parks (TiP) program offers teachers the opportunity to learn about the natural and cultural resources of Great Smoky Mountains National Park. The teachers can take knowledge and incorporate it into their lesson plans and…

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Parks as Classrooms helps students discover GSMNP, develop appreciation for Park

October 18, 2017

Parks as Classrooms - lichen collection

by Julie Dodd Helping elementary, middle school and high school students who live in counties near the Great Smoky Mountains National Park discover the Park and develop an appreciation of the outdoors is a primary goal of Parks as Classrooms…

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Parks As Classrooms: So Much More Than a Field Trip

April 13, 2017

Kelsey Reese is an Ecology and Biology teacher at Fulton High School in Knox County, TN who recently took her class on a field trip to Great Smoky Mountains National Park as part of the Parks As Classrooms program. Kelsey…

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