Community Newsletter-Week #34 Redwoods Class (Ages 9-11)

“If plan A doesn’t work, the alphabet has 25 more letters – 204 if you’re in Japan.”  ― Claire Cook, Seven Year Switch Listen. Learn. Know. ***IN THIS NEWSLETTER*** click the topic to ‘jump’ to that section Tending the Garden – Father’s Day Hug is this Friday @ Drop Off Parent Teacher Tools – …

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 Enrollment Information Night – 21 Jan 2016

Welcome to The Knowing Garden. Join our community of self-propelled learners inspired to take risks and innovate. The Knowing Garden Elementary School offers a collaborative and interactive approach to education. Our teacher and parent community empowers individuals to love learning, cultivate relationships, embrace nature and engage with the world as innovators and catalysts. Our …

ENROLLMENT Open House for 2015 School Year – Mar 14th

Welcome to The Knowing Garden. Visit our OPEN HOUSE – this Saturday March 14th beginning at 9am. Our vision is to cultivate a community environment where children will learn to learn, love and see the world through the eyes of innovators and catalysts.  Our learning plans happen through interaction with …

FROM UNDER OUR BIG TREE: Week 20 (7 to 9)

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ― Laozi What a lovely, learning week! Starting with an active day at the park with a gym tree, traveling through a transforming classroom adventure with a new schedule and ending with a connected Valentine’s Day, …

FROM UNDER OUR BIG TREE: Week 19

  “You have been my friend,” replied Charlotte, “That in itself is a tremendous thing.” ― E.B. White, Charlotte’s Web Hi! Thanks for catching up with us.  We’re having an info night this Thursday…feel free to share the info: 7pm at TKG! Here are some highlights from our classrooms: Math 5 to …

TKG LEARN: 2014 Enrollment Information Night – Mar 27

Enrollment Events for 2014-15 School Year The evening begins at 7:00pm Please join the TKG Community for an evening of learning and knowing.  You’ll hear about our school, why it is different, and how it works.  Meet teachers and families and connect with the greater community that is making a …

FROM UNDER OUR BIG TREE: Week 13 (5 to 7 Students)

  “Energy and persistence conquer all things.” ~ Benjamin Franklin If you were in the room this past week you probably noticed that our group energy is higher than usual! Knowing that the winter break is on our minds we will spend the next week sharing our holiday traditions, telling stories, …

FROM UNDER OUR BIG TREE: Week 4

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” ― Harriet Tubman   Hello Community!  Here are some highlights from our classrooms: Meeting Discussions: Upstairs (students ages 5 to 7) …