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HomeSchool, Summer + Camps
TKG’s mission to re-think education has deep roots in the un-school/homeschool movement. We remain accessible to families who share our values and support their personal and unique learning journey. Do you want to bring TKG...
Community Workshops
When you enroll a student at TKG, you enroll the whole family. Our tradition is to offer workshops in our community and connect parents to resources to help families stay connected to this way of...
Giving
When you support TKG, you support a curriculum that values giving students the opportunity to learn and practice agency, empathy & activism. TAX/EID #27-4487337. DONATE online (credit cards, checks, paypal) CHECK: Mail to The Knowing Garden, 4733...

Learn. Listen. Know.

The Knowing Garden Elementary School offers a collaborative and interactive approach to education for people who want to be empowered by learning through relationship with self, others, and the environment.

THE KNOWING GARDEN is a community Elementary school in Los Angeles’ Southbay neighborhood. It was founded in 2011 by a group of parents who believe that school should be a place where students, teachers, and parents alike can develop their passions, learn to be in relationships, nurture personal purpose, and be catalysts for social change. Our school was built to provide a safe environment where empowered citizens can learn to take ownership of their learning and can practice problem-solving and conflict resolution within the culture of connection.

Seeds of Mindfulness @ Home
Mindfulness is a practice; and even though you don't always see it, the experience will ripple forever. We all need a little pause now and...
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Mask A Rave 2020
This year, we took our Mask-a-Rave tradition...to the great outdoors! Join our mask-making adventure with this video prompt (thanks to our teacher, Noelle). In years of...
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Starting Dec 4 – Social Emotional Groups
Our Winter session begins on December 4th! *REGISTER HERE* TKG is offering this time for playful learning, outdoors with a maximum of 5 students to...
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Book Club – Jan 7. All are Welcome!
When you enroll a student at TKG, you enroll the whole family. Our tradition is to offer workshops in our community and connect parents to...
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Gratitude Circle @ TKG – Covid Edition
Our community values gratitude. Brené Brown's research underscores the fact that gratitude nurtures joy and thus, like any academic subject, gratitude is something to be...
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Learning about Safety through Play and Mistakes
TKG is a special place because self-awareness and confidence-building are part of academic learning. By switching phrases from "Be Careful!" to something more specific and...
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Community - Parent Education & Support