Letting Happiness Flourish in the Classroom – TKG Values

TKG Focus: Whole Child. If we truly want to cultivate happiness in our homes and schools, we can’t just pay it lip service. We must model behaviors that make us happier, healthier and more productive. *** By JESSICA LAHEY/New York Times When I look out into my classroom, and take …

Redwoods 9 Sep 2017 – Class Newsletter Week 1, 2017-2018

Listen. Learn. Know. Let’s Get it Started Exploring Our Space “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” ― André Gide Wow. “Week 1: Redwoods” is already in the books. I posted to Shutterfly some moments from our first week together, and when …

Parenting Pearl: Communication Basics

For those of you joining our Parent & Me class this week, here is what we’re working on. Drop in is always available!  Our June/July Session will be about: Communication Basics In this class, we’ll review communication tools from programs we use at TKG, such as non-violent communication, Hand in …

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 …

Community Newsletter-Week #34 – Nature Growers (ages 7-9)

“Love has no culture, boundaries, race and religion. It is pure and beautiful like early morning sunrise falling in lake.”  ― Santosh Kalwar Listen. Learn. Know. ***IN THIS NEWSLETTER*** Tending the Garden – Father’s Day Hug is this Friday Parent Teacher Tools – Wednesday is self-care fundraiser day TKG Office – How to host …

JOIN TKG’s Parent & Me – Play & Education Group

For children ages 1.5 to 5 and their parents. There are 6 Meetings per Session. The program is about nurturing a community of like-minded parents who want to develop their personal tool box for parenting, education & relationships through the lenses of: experiential learning, brain science & balanced living. Each …

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 Newsletter-Week #32 – Nature Growers (ages 7-9)

Learning happens in so many ways! Behind the Scenes – Portfolio Shares “Human behavior is messy and unpredictable and unconcerned with convenient symmetries.”  ― Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed Need some help organizing your garage this spring?  Don’t hesitate to call on your Nature Grower for help! End of school year calls …