FROM UNDER OUR BIG TREE: Week 2

“The trouble is if you don’t spend your life yourself, other people spend it for you.” ― Peter Shaffer, Five Finger Exercise: A Play More new beginnings this week! Drums, Chess, Spanish…thanks for supporting TKG’s growth.  Let’s get to this week in our classrooms: Meeting Discussions: Bill of Rights! Sprouts said …

TKG LEARN: What is project work?

At TKG, we take inspiration from the Reggio Emilia approach to learning.  While it is gaining popularity in pre-schools across the country, it is still an emerging practice in elementary schools.  We invite you to explore…some Questions (and Answers) about Project Work! READ THE ENTIRE ARTICLE AT UnderThreeRoofs   What …

FROM UNDER OUR BIG TREE: Week 30

“The highest result of education is tolerance” ― Helen Keller This week at TKG: Last Park Day inspired reflection and growth: Michelle thought it was a prime opportunity to review and reflect on our Bill of Rights.  Her method was to use studio to focus the discussion.  Students were invited …

FROM UNDER OUR BIG TREE: Week 28

“What matters most in a child’s development, they say, is not how much information we can stuff into her brain in the first few years. What matters, instead, is whether we are able to help her develop a very different set of qualities, a list that includes persistence, self-control, curiosity, …