2020 Tax Benefits are still available! TKG is a 501c3 Organization

Do you still need a tax write off? When you support TKG, you support a learning environment that values giving students the opportunity to learn about and practice agency, empathy & activism. TAX/EID #27-4487337. DONATE online (credit cards, checks, paypal) CHECK: Mail to The Knowing Garden, 4733 Torrance Blvd. Box #324, Torrance …

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 …

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, …

Special Event – LIVE Story time with Author Angela Shanté – THE NOISY CLASSROOM

Live on Wednesday May 27th at 10am! Visit our Facebook Page to watch. Listen, Learn, and Know with Angela Shanté. She’ll read her new release, “The Noisy Classroom” and take your questions. The Noisy Classroom is illustrated by Alison Hawkins. Signed books will be raffled via our LIVE Facebook Stream …