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 #32 – Nature Growers (ages 7-9)

Learning happens in so many ways! Behind the Scenes – Portfolio Shares “Human behavior is messy and unpredictable and unconcerned with convenient symmetries.”  ― Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed Need some help organizing your garage this spring?  Don’t hesitate to call on your Nature Grower for help! End of school year calls …

COMMUNITY Event-mini Maker Fair: Sat 28 Jan, 9am

Makers are all around us. You don’t need to buy anything to be a maker. STEM is more than technology! CLICK Here to RSVP to the Maker Fair! Presenters and attendees are welcome. There will be hands-on making for the whole family. Sat Jan 28 from 9 – 12pm 301 …

“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 …

FROM UNDER OUR BIG TREE: Week 13, Year 2 – 7 to 9 Class

“Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.” ― Marcus Aurelius, Meditations This was a week full of learning and connection! Thank you for coming to the parent meeting. I appreciate getting the chance to fill you in on what has been …

TKG LISTEN: MIT Welcomes Makers

TKG is part of the “maker movement.”  We create space for exploration, hands-on learning and nurture a playful attitude towards discovery. In our space, tinkering provides the opportunity to build a deep interest in academic learning.  This article was offered as a parent resource in a recent newsletter. MIT Welcomes Makers …