Community Newsletter-Week #34 – Acorns (ages 5-7)

“Motivation is often inspired, it’s not just found within us” –Dr. Giacomo Bono, author of Making Grateful Kids Listen. Learn. Know. ***THIS WEEK*** Tending the Garden – Fathers and father-energy givers are invited to join us this Friday Parent Teacher Tools – Watch “Ask Ian, the Rocket Scientist” TKG Office – Crafty tickets …

SUMMER CAMPS @ TKG 2017

Join TKG’s fun and nurturing learning environment over the summer! More camps will be added soon…and check back soon for information on our new homeschool enrichment classes. TKG Camps: Summer 2017 Edit TKG SUMMER CAMP: THE MOST MAGNIFICENT THING This Kinder and pre-K camp, inspired by The Most Magnificent Thing, …

Community Newsletter-Week #30 Redwoods Class (Ages 9-11)

Redwoods: Working on their stencil artwork Deep Learning at TKG “A party without cake is just a meeting”  ― Julia Child Layer Cake: When More is More If you know me, then you know that I am a self-admitted & self-admonished avoider of cooking or baking. It might be because I …

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 LISTEN: Capacity Building & Empowerment

What does it mean to re-invent education? It means building on the concepts that work and integrating the information & practices that empower people. It doesn’t just apply to schools – it transfers to real life: *   *   *The Dutch Village Where Everyone Has Dementia*** When Yvonne van …

TKG KNOW: Less Reading, More Range

Try to broaden your ideas of what our students are capable of—besides math and reading—this year. And just for fun…look at this list checklist from a 1979 child-rearing series: Can your child “draw and color and stay within the lines of the design being colored?” Of course. Can she count “eight to ten …