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 us preserve TKG values of hands-on learning and empowerment Developmental progress will be the first factor for assignments into small groups. Parents will not send …

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 …

Winter 2021 Enrichment @ TKG

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 are here to support their personal and unique learning journey. Do you want to bring a little TKG home during this covid, distance-learning time? Sign up for a …

Mask A Rave 2020

This year, we took our Mask-a-Rave tradition…to the great outdoors! Join our mask-making adventure with this video prompt (thanks to our teacher, Noelle). In years of before COVID, we would have a carnival with games, art, and play while featuring our masks and learning about cultures that are similar and different …

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, …