COMMUNITY EVENT: “Healthy Sexuality” Workshop

Come get an introduction to our healthy sexuality curriculum and gain some comfort in your ability to handle the subject of sexual health. Think back to your own experience with sex-ed. Did you get the comprehensive factual sexual education you needed? Did you have the space and time to think …

Growth Mindset – TKG Value

Watch “Dancing with Your Lizard Brain” Seth “Our current system was designed to keep us alive back when we literally lived in the wild – when had to hunt for lunch, and worry about becoming lunch to a saber tooth tiger. We found that the best way to do this …

Redwoods 9 Sep 2017 – Class Newsletter Week 1, 2017-2018

Listen. Learn. Know. Let’s Get it Started Exploring Our Space “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” ― André Gide Wow. “Week 1: Redwoods” is already in the books. I posted to Shutterfly some moments from our first week together, and when …

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 …

Community Newsletter-Week #30 Redwoods Class (Ages 9-11)

Redwoods: Working on their stencil artwork Deep Learning at TKG “A party without cake is just a meeting”  ― Julia Child Layer Cake: When More is More If you know me, then you know that I am a self-admitted & self-admonished avoider of cooking or baking. It might be because I …

“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 …

TKG LEARN: 5 Steps to Finding Your Groove

PT RESOURCE: 5 Steps to Finding Your Groove Mindfulness is a process…one we practice with our sprouts and families. This resource appears in a recent parent newsletter: *** You know it is a lifelong process, but here are some good reminders! 1. Take Recess 2. Switch Autopilot On 3. Unshackle …

“From Under Our Big Tree” Weekly Newsletter (7 to 9 Class): Week #19

Weekly Newsletter #19 – 7 to 9 Class “The capacity to reflect on one’s own strength and weaknesses, to learn from constructive criticism, and to practice critical reflection by monitoring one’s own work performance and interpersonal interactions is essential to the ability to learn from experience and is the cornerstone of …