FROM UNDER OUR BIG TREE: Week 35

The Knowing Garden From under our big tree… 9 June 2012 Week 35: Highlights & Important Information “Look beyond methods, though, and consider goals. What’s the point of educating students in the first place?…we have reason to worry when schooling is discussed primarily in the context of “global competitiveness” rather …

FROM UNDER OUR BIG TREE: Week 32

The Knowing Garden From under our big tree… 18 May 2012 Week 32: Highlights & Information Hellllllooooo Families!While you review our week, please keep our school tenets in mind: CONSTRUCTIVISM(expanding existing knowledge) WHOLE CHILD (emotional/cognitive/social/physical) BRAIN FUNCTION & DEVELOPMENT (readiness and willingness) CAPACITY BUILDING (critical thinking, skills for the global …

DONATE: AERO Conference 2012

We are going to the AERO Conference, August 1-5, Portland, Oregon!  Please read on for BE THE CATALYST presented by Michelle Goldbach-Johnson our Teacher. Support Michelle’s presentation, costs of travel, accommodations and materials.  Please donate! Be the Revolution – presented by Michelle Goldbach-Johnson of TKG Finding the catalyst for the …

FROM UNDER OUR BIG TREE: Week 25

The Knowing Garden From under our big tree… 18 March 2012 Week 25: Kitty Kitten Gardeners on the move Dear Families,I’ve recently started reading To Kill a Mockingbird as my non-teaching related book.  However, I’m finding myself thinking Scout would love The Knowing Garden.  She spends her afternoons climbing trees, …