FROM UNDER OUR BIG TREE: Week 8

“All children have preparedness, potential, curiosity and interest in constructing their learning, in engaging in social interaction and in negotiating with everything the environment brings to them.” -Lella Gandini Greetings Gardeners!Please be sure to read about How To Teach Math (Parent Teacher section) and our Community Reminders. A Froggy search …

TKG LEARN: True School Readiness with Gaile Price, M.A.

KINDERGARTEN READINESS Guest Speaker: Gaile Price, M.A. When asked, award-winning kindergarten teachers revealed the most important skills they want to see in children entering kindergarten ─ emotional management skills, communication skills, curiosity and problem-solving, among others. This highly informative workshop will explore the developmental skills that children need to be …

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 SCIENCE: Your early life stress can reprogram your kid’s DNA?!

by Gwen Dewar, Ph.D. ParentingScience.com Years ago, it would have been science fiction. You get diabetes because your grandfather didn’t get enough to eat as a child? You suffer from clinical anxiety because your father was a stressed-out teenager? But thanks to the study of epigenetics, these scenarios have become …

TKG SUMMER BOOK SALE – Torrance Farmers Market, Tomorrow

TOMORROW – Saturday August 4th! TKG will be hosting one of our world famous book sales at the Torrance Farmers Market beginning at 9am.  Come early because we  have children’s, cooking, gardening, art and best-seller fiction.  Non-fiction, reference, limited edition also available. Book and Cash Donations will also be accepted …