Weekly Newsletter #5 – Nature Growers (ages 6-7) 2017

Practice Makes Progress ***IN THIS NEWSLETTER*** Tending the Garden – Field Trip is this Friday Parent Teacher Tools – Volunteer for TKG this Tues TKG Office – Oct tuition is past due In Education News -When parents, teachers and students work together, we understand more deeply BUY your Fall Fundraiser Tickets! Social Share on FB: …

Community Newsletter-Week #34 – Acorns (ages 5-7)

“Motivation is often inspired, it’s not just found within us” –Dr. Giacomo Bono, author of Making Grateful Kids Listen. Learn. Know. ***THIS WEEK*** Tending the Garden – Fathers and father-energy givers are invited to join us this Friday Parent Teacher Tools – Watch “Ask Ian, the Rocket Scientist” TKG Office – Crafty tickets …

TKG LISTEN: Educating the Whole Child

WHAT THE BEST EDUCATION SYSTEMS ARE DOING RIGHT – IDEAS.TED.COM Extracurricular choice, intrinsic motivation. Grit and perseverance. These are ideas that help us build TKG’s emerging curriculum. This curriculum supports the development of a community hub where people (children and adults) can gain knowledge about: themselves, how to grow their physical/social/emotional capacity and how to advance …

TKG LISTEN: The “Real World” Struggles With Evaluation, Schools Struggle With Report Cards – Isn’t There A Better Way?

Behold The Entrenched — And Reviled — Annual Review By YUKI NOGUCHI/NPR Our progress assessments focus on the individual’s evolution and personal goals.  At least three times each year, you hear from your teacher about your student’s discreet skills as well as their whole child well-being.  Straight-forward development benchmarks coupled with …