School begins at 9am and the focus is personalized reading, writing, & maths incorporating social sciences, art, science, health & social justice. Our enrichment starts at noon and infuses hands-on learning such as passion projects and STEM. The majority of our day is outdoors. School begins on September 5th. Last day is June 19th.
Students learn in mixed aged groups – just like in real life situations. The student age is not prioritized as much as their capacity to engage for collaborative outcomes within the group. Learning is personalized within TKG’S curriculum or you can provide your own. You can enroll in academic learning only, or opt-in to enrichment from 2, 3, 4, or 5 days per week – flexibility is welcome!
Core Learning: Personalized Maths, Reading & Writing (Monday-Friday 9:00-12:00)
Enrichment Learning (Monday-Friday 12-2)
Students will be supported in growing and reaching individual goals in Maths, Reading, and Writing. The personalized goals, plans and curriculum for each student will be collaborated on with student, parents and teacher. In each subject, students will rotate between individual/small group instruction and relevant independent practice of skills. Core learning will often support and benefit the themes and project of each quarter.
Session 1: SEP 6 – Oct 20 (6.5 weeks)
Session 2: Oct 23 – Dec 15 (6.5 weeks)
*OFF Nov 11 Veterans Day and Nov 20-24
WINTER CAMP: Dec 18-22
Session 3: JAN 3 – FEB 23 (7.5 weeks)
Session 4: FEB 26 – APR 24 (7.5 weeks)
OFF Apr 1-5
Session 5: APR 29 – JUN 19 (7.5 weeks)
*Full Year Students are enrolled in 5 sessions, plus camp
We favor a holistic approach to assessment that is informed by the academic, social and emotional development of each child. There are no letter or rated grades. Students are part of the assessment process by preparing class work presentations and participating in teacher/parent meetings.
TKG does not use rewards & punishments to motivate students. Everything we do in the classroom has a foundation of relationship. We support children in solving their problems by encouraging them to think about different perspectives and in helping them practice perseverance.