COMMUNITY Event-mini Maker Fair: Sat 28 Jan, 9am

Makers are all around us. You don’t need to buy anything to be a maker. STEM is more than technology! CLICK Here to RSVP to the Maker Fair! Presenters and attendees are welcome. There will be hands-on making for the whole family. Sat Jan 28 from 9 – 12pm 301 …

TKG LISTEN: Are We Better Off Without the Fairness Doctrine?

Beware the Too Compelling Narrative In the spirit of our appreciation for writing, this article provokes us to think about the power of writing and the proliferation of micro/hyper-individualized media. Should government or a governing body manage media bias (see Fairness Doctrine) or leave it up to consumers? What role does …

“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 …

TKG KNOW: 5 Simple Lessons for Social and Emotional Learning

This article, originally featured on Edutopia.com, inspired one of our Parent Teacher Tools.  The feedback from our parents in a general sense was: “what can I do to get more comfortable with helping students move through big feelings even though I’m not  always comfortable with it?”  This is exciting on …

TKG LISTEN: Simplify

“Simplicity is an acquired taste. Mankind, left free, instinctively complicates life.” Katherine Gerould (1879 – 1944) In our efforts to live the ‘good life’, we can easily find ourselves overwhelmed by seemingly endless choices, decisions and activities. Here are a few ways to help slow down, and give ourselves time to …