TKG SUMMER FIELD DAYS – SIGN UP!

Field day with The Knowing Garden is designed to deepen students’ connection to nature and give them the opportunity to maximize their mental healthiness by being exposed to the physical, neurological, social and biological benefits of the outdoors. Studies show that people who engage with nature regularly become lifelong stewards …

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: 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 LISTEN: Southbay Equity Project

TKG is joining up with Artzone 4 Kids and Manhattan Beach Nursery School to launch an organization designed to help educators and community get comfortable with conversations about social equality in the Southbay. It’s a small group, open to anyone, with its heart in discovery, openness and change. The following resources were …

TKG KNOW: Find Subirdia!

Environmental Stewardship is one of our core values and this article appeared in a recent parent newsletter to help support our commitment to nature: Finding Subirdia Unfortunately, when many of us think about nature, we imagine a pristine preserve far from our neighborhood. This disconnection to nature is one of …

TKG LISTEN: We Can Vastly Improve Education by Teaching This One Skill

This resource appeared in a recent newsletter to help parents continue their connection to the constructivist mode of learning. ‘A Holy Curiosity’: We Can Vastly Improve Education By Teaching This One Skill If questions are essential for learning and discovery, why aren’t more schools deliberately teaching the skill of question …

“From Under Our Big Tree” Weekly Newsletter (7 to 9 Class): Week #19

Weekly Newsletter #19 – 7 to 9 Class “The capacity to reflect on one’s own strength and weaknesses, to learn from constructive criticism, and to practice critical reflection by monitoring one’s own work performance and interpersonal interactions is essential to the ability to learn from experience and is the cornerstone of …