SPRING Camp Apr 10-14: Literature Alive!

April 10-14 LITERATURE ALIVE is a day camp for spring breakers between the ages of 5-12.  This day camp focuses on bringing classic children’s books to life through theater and reinactments of highlighted moments with tangible, interactive play, crafting and creating.  All reading & non-reading levels welcome. We will focus …

Community Newsletter – Week #5 (9 Oct 2016)

Our first field day in partnership with PVPLC. Thank you for your support. When You Believe in Yourself, Your Brain Operates Differently “Dreams are what guide us, art is what defines us, math is what makes it all possible, and love is what lights our way.” ― Mike Norton The inspiration …

COMMUNITY Event-mini Maker Fair: Sat 28 Jan, 9am

Makers are all around us. You don’t need to buy anything to be a maker. STEM is more than technology! CLICK Here to RSVP to the Maker Fair! Presenters and attendees are welcome. There will be hands-on making for the whole family. Sat Jan 28 from 9 – 12pm 301 …

TKG LISTEN: Are We Better Off Without the Fairness Doctrine?

Beware the Too Compelling Narrative In the spirit of our appreciation for writing, this article provokes us to think about the power of writing and the proliferation of micro/hyper-individualized media. Should government or a governing body manage media bias (see Fairness Doctrine) or leave it up to consumers? What role does …

TKG LEARN: Enrollment Information Night – Thurs 27 Oct

The Knowing Garden Elementary School offers a collaborative and interactive approach to education. Our teacher and parent community empowers individuals to love learning, cultivate relationships, embrace nature and engage with the world as innovators and catalysts. Our Information nights are designed to give parents information about how learning happens here, our community connection and …

“From Under Our Big Tree” Weekly Newsletter – Community Week #3

***IN THIS NEWSLETTER*** Tending the Garden –  Attention Nature Growers, upcoming textile arts class. Parent Teacher Tools –  Please complete your make-up PT training before you begin your classroom schedule. TKG Office – Buy your tickets to the Fall Fundraiser, Oct 29 In Education News – Prioritize connection time, it …

TKG KNOW: Neuroplasticity 101

An Introduction to Neuroplasticity and Cognitive Therapy We used to think our brain was what it was — unchangeable, unalterable…that we were stuck with what nature gave us. In actuality, and one of our TKG values, is that our brains are malleable. We can alter neurochemistry to change mindsets. We nurture …

“From Under Our Big Tree” Weekly Newsletter – Redwoods Week #2

Redwoods Newsletter: 9 to 11 year old students “It’s not that I’m so smart, but it’s just that I stick with the problems longer.”  —Albert Einstein  Redwoods Class Begins Year 2 With New Collaborators It’s been an eventful, busy, exciting first couple of weeks in the Redwoods class! All the students …