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HomeSchool + Enrichment

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. We offer enrichment that emphasizes the...

TKG COVID Prevention Plan

Goals and intentions TKG is meeting outdoors in small pods, not indoors for any part of the school day This plan is created to help us preserve TKG values of hands-on learning and empowerment Parents...

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...

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.

Conflict helps us Learn

"How were you brave? How were you kind? How did you fail? What are you grateful for? These four little questions can be a helpful...
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TKG LISTEN: What if you set a limit and your child ignores it?

Setting limits without rewards and punishment is hard to do but, we believe that in the long run the choice to support win-win solutions is...
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Healthy Learning Environments Include Challenge and Change

This has been a wild year! COVID pushed us all outside our comfort zones. It is incredible how our teachers and community have supported one...
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TKG Summer 2021

TKG Summer Pods are now enrolling - beginning June 28 through Aug 27th. Nature-based, this is personalized learning in an outdoor setting. Join TKG for...
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TKG’s COVID Safety Plan

Goals and intentions TKG is meeting outdoors in small pods, not indoors for any part of the school day This plan is created to help...
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Triangle Conferences – A Snapshot

At TKG, we believe that students are people who are developing in their own way and at their own rate.  We favor a holistic approach...
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Community - Parent Education & Support