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 …

COMMUNITY EVENT: CRACKING THE CODES – Tue 23 Feb, 6pm

TUE, FEB 23 AT 6:00 PM @ The Knowing Garden CRACKING THE CODES Screening & Discussion Join the emerging SOUTHBAY EQUITY PROJECT including ArtZone4Kids, Manhattan Beach Nursery School and The Knowing Garden Community School for a special screening of CRACKING THE CODES. This special screening and post-screening discussion will launch a …

“From under our big tree” Newsletter: Week #4 9-11(2015)

Weekly Newsletter #4 – 9 to 11 Class “To be ignorant of what occurred before you were born is to remain always a child. For what is the worth of human life, unless it is woven into the life of our ancestors by the records of history?” ― Marcus Tullius Cicero Please read our …

TKG KNOW: Let Your Kids Ride the Bus Alone

One of our goals at TKG: to give students and parents many opportunities to see things through a different lens.  Try on wonder, mischief, be a scientist or a shaman…when openness or growth becomes a mindset, your potential changes immediately.  This week’s resource, from The Atlantic/Education was chosen to help …

TKG LISTEN: MIT Welcomes Makers

TKG is part of the “maker movement.”  We create space for exploration, hands-on learning and nurture a playful attitude towards discovery. In our space, tinkering provides the opportunity to build a deep interest in academic learning.  This article was offered as a parent resource in a recent newsletter. MIT Welcomes Makers …