Our Driving Questions

One of the structural requirements of Project-Based Learning (PBL), is the “driving question.” Every year, TKG classrooms feature a question that is inspired by current events and environment (in Reggio philosophy the environment is a teacher, too) to help guide learning plans. Our questions are designed to empower students and the community …

In Response to School Closures

We’re all struggling right now. School closures have reminded us of how important community, mentors, learning, play, and relationships are to our health and personal growth. When Governor Newsom announced (1) that schools would begin fully-distanced, he also underscored, “Learning is non-negotiable.” The plan, as introduced in the press release, …

Join Our 2nd Annual Children’s Entrepreneur Fair – March 14

Observe the opportunity for children to launch their very own startup business. Sign up Here! Download the FLYER – EntrepreneurFair2020. Children develop a brand, create a product or service, build a marketing strategy, and then open for customers at our one-day marketplace. We will host 12 booths at the 2nd annual event …

How Do Passion Projects Come To Life?

Taking cues from each student’s developmental readiness, teachers and parents use these guiding strategies to support the life-skills practice of creativity, confidence-building, problem-solving, and perseverance. Acorns: Students are exploring and beginning to find what they are passionate about. Students are often trying out new skills and experiences. Students may have …

Valentine’s Day without Commercialism – Is That Possible?

How we do Valentine’s Day @ TKG There are a few themes that come up around Valentine’s Day including commercialism, intrinsic motivation, and empowerment. In promoting a personal, comfortable, and marketing-free environment we try our best to furnish the space with natural materials that encourage exploration, cooperation, and freedom to …