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 KNOW: Sign Up for Camp Nature Week – NEXT WEEK!

Camp NatureWeek will immerse students in one of Southern California’s treasures: The White Point Nature Preserve featuring 102 acres of restored coastal sage scrub habitat, hiking and handicap accessible trails overlooking the ocean and Catalina Island. Through a curriculum designed to address California Content Standards in Science, activities place the tools …

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 …

“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 …

TKG KNOW: You Can Train Your Brain to Become More Confident

This article appeared as a parent teacher resource. We encourage self-care and deepening self-awareness for all the parents who come to work with us! This article puts the focus on re-wiring our brains for confidence: You Can Train Your Brain to Become More Confident By consciously taking specific actions — …

TKG LEARN: The Cost of a Hardened Heart

This article appeared in a community newsletter especially for parents who work in the classroom because we are committed to giving them the tools they need, encouraging their self-care and supporting their journey as mentors and partners in our classroom: Vulnerability has become a dirty word in our culture, largely …