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 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 – …

“From Under Our Big Tree” Weekly Newsletter – Redwoods Week #2

Redwoods Newsletter: 9 to 11 year old students “It’s not that I’m so smart, but it’s just that I stick with the problems longer.”  —Albert Einstein  Redwoods Class Begins Year 2 With New Collaborators It’s been an eventful, busy, exciting first couple of weeks in the Redwoods class! All the students …

TKG LEARN: 5 Steps to Finding Your Groove

PT RESOURCE: 5 Steps to Finding Your Groove Mindfulness is a process…one we practice with our sprouts and families. This resource appears in a recent parent newsletter: *** You know it is a lifelong process, but here are some good reminders! 1. Take Recess 2. Switch Autopilot On 3. Unshackle …

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 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” Newsletter #18: Community-Wide

Weekly Newsletter #18 – Community-Wide “Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its …