Learning about Safety through Play and Mistakes

TKG is a special place because self-awareness and confidence-building are part of academic learning. By switching phrases from “Be Careful!” to something more specific and open-ended, we all learn about trust, cooperation, collaboration, and resilience. Recently, our classroom has been outdoors and that means, more exposure to experiences with flora …

Moderated Tuition – Announcement

Financial Assistance through Co-Op for the 2021-22 School Year Tuition moderation applications are now available online. SSS will process the financial aid applications, computations, and verification of forms throughout the entire process. If there are any questions concerning the status of your application, please call SSS directly. Applications are due …

Our Driving Questions

One of the structural requirements of Project-Based Learning (PBL), is the “driving question.” Every year, TKG classrooms feature a question that is inspired by current events and environment (in Reggio philosophy the environment is a teacher, too) to help guide learning plans. Our questions are designed to empower students and the community …

In Response to School Closures

We’re all struggling right now. School closures have reminded us of how important community, mentors, learning, play, and relationships are to our health and personal growth. When Governor Newsom announced (1) that schools would begin fully-distanced, he also underscored, “Learning is non-negotiable.” The plan, as introduced in the press release, …

Valentine’s Day without Commercialism – Is That Possible?

How we do Valentine’s Day @ TKG There are a few themes that come up around Valentine’s Day including commercialism, intrinsic motivation, and empowerment. In promoting a personal, comfortable, and marketing-free environment we try our best to furnish the space with natural materials that encourage exploration, cooperation, and freedom to …

WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 2017: Evergreens (ages 10-12), Week 3

Growth Mindset Supported ***IN THIS NEWSLETTER*** Tending the Garden – Parent Conferences are this Friday Parent Teacher Tools – ECHO Parenting Class begins Tuesday TKG Office – Facilities Team meets this Sat In Education News – Problem-solving with technology SIGN UP – Parent & Me Playgroup (ages 0-5) Social Share: Homeschool at TKG – Weds! …