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 …

COMMUNITY Event: Film Screening, “The Mask You Live In”

TKG is pleased to host another great community screening of THE MASK YOU LIVE IN – continuing on our mission to be  source of empowerment through education, experience and exposure – for our southbay community. JUST ADDED: Scott A. Bonnel, M.A., Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, will be answering questions after the …

TKG’s Spring Fundraiser – April 30th, 2016

SUPPORT OUR LEARNING COMMUNITY! Make Clay and Canvas projects, shop in our Spring Boutique and “get away” for a night in Tuscany! A Night in Tuscany – A TKG Fundraiser & Spring Boutique Saturday, April 30, 2016 from 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT) Canvas & Clay in Redondo Beach …

FROM UNDER OUR BIG TREE: Week 6/Year 4 (5 to 7 Class)

Too often we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve. ~Roger Lewin Typically, I’m the grown-up sitting at the kids table, in the bounce house, and most recently swimming in the pool with the kids while the adults do their thing.  So I know that socializing and …

FROM UNDER OUR BIG TREE: Week 29 Year 1 (7 to 9 Class)

“The lack of power to take joy in outdoor nature is as real a misfortune as the lack of power to take joy in books” ― Theodore Roosevelt This week, upon returning from our 2 week holiday, we were greeted with weather that reminds us that another break is right around the …

TKG LEARN: The Four Secrets of Playtime That Foster Creative Kids

This article was featured as a resource for our Parent Teachers.  Our intention was to help our PTs support the Four Foundational Pillars of Play and help us create opportunities for our sprouts to meet their full capacity for knowing themselves.  Read the excerpt here: When children play, design, explore, …

FROM UNDER OUR BIG TREE: Week 23 Year 1 (7 to 9 Class)

“Attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. Stay eager.” ― Susan Sontag Have a great weekend all!  Daylight savings is coming up…note March 9th. This was a connected week as we started off with pitching in together to create our home base at the park by …

TKG KNOW: Why Parents Matter More Then Ever

The Missing Context For Parenting One of the 5 tenets influencing the TKG environment is The Whole Child – to us, that means that the cognitive, social and emotional well-being of a child are connected and intertwined.  We also know that students’ parents or closest caregivers, are the first and …