Our Driving Questions

One of the structural requirements of Project-Based Learning (PBL), is the “driving question.” Every year, TKG classrooms feature a question that is inspired by current events and environment (in Reggio philosophy the environment is a teacher, too) to help guide learning plans. Our questions are designed to empower students and the community …

Enrollment Events @ TKG

If you are interested in enrolling now or for Fall 2020, please join us for one of these upcoming events: Mar 5, 6pm – Information Tea & Forum Mar 8, 12noon – Open House during Temple Menorah Purim Mar 12, 9:15am – Coffee & Tour Mar 13, 9:15am – Coffee …

Join Our 2nd Annual Children’s Entrepreneur Fair – March 14

Observe the opportunity for children to launch their very own startup business. Sign up Here! Download the FLYER – EntrepreneurFair2020. Children develop a brand, create a product or service, build a marketing strategy, and then open for customers at our one-day marketplace. We will host 12 booths at the 2nd annual event …

How Do Passion Projects Come To Life?

Taking cues from each student’s developmental readiness, teachers and parents use these guiding strategies to support the life-skills practice of creativity, confidence-building, problem-solving, and perseverance. Acorns: Students are exploring and beginning to find what they are passionate about. Students are often trying out new skills and experiences. Students may have …

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: 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 …