FROM UNDER OUR BIG TREE: Week 12

Creativity seems to emerge from multiple experiences, coupled with a well supported development of personal resources, including a sense of freedom to venture beyond the known. – Loris Malaguzzi We welcomed a new student this week…as one of our students said, “We are already friends.” This week’s feature is reflection …

FROM UNDER OUR BIG TREE: Week 7

“If you’re not prepared to be wrong, you’ll never come up with anything original.” ― Ken Robinson, The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything Dear Families, Thank you for another great week.  Your support and passion are the fuel for our growth.  Please be sure to read the section …

TKG KNOW: Twelve Things You Were Not Taught in School about Creative Thinking

Twelve Things You Were Not Taught in School about Creative Thinking Aspects of Creative Thinking that are not usually taught. Author: Michael Michalko We’ve been educated to process information based upon what has happened in the past, what past thinkers thought, and what exists now. Once we think we know …

TKG LEARN: Counting Collections

Counting Collections by Julie Kern Schwerdtfeger and Angela Chan Lakeisha has lined up paintbrushes across a table and is rolling them one by one to the side. Tyler and Auveen are wrapping pencils into bundles. Maya is organizing toy kangaroos, and her partner Cody is drawing a picture of how …