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 SUMMER FIELD DAYS – SIGN UP!

Field day with The Knowing Garden is designed to deepen students’ connection to nature and give them the opportunity to maximize their mental healthiness by being exposed to the physical, neurological, social and biological benefits of the outdoors. Studies show that people who engage with nature regularly become lifelong stewards …

JOIN TKG’s Parent & Me – Play & Education Group

For children ages 1.5 to 5 and their parents. There are 6 Meetings per Session. The program is about nurturing a community of like-minded parents who want to develop their personal tool box for parenting, education & relationships through the lenses of: experiential learning, brain science & balanced living. Each …

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 …

Community Newsletter-Week #32 – Nature Growers (ages 7-9)

Learning happens in so many ways! Behind the Scenes – Portfolio Shares “Human behavior is messy and unpredictable and unconcerned with convenient symmetries.”  ― Khaled Hosseini, And the Mountains Echoed Need some help organizing your garage this spring?  Don’t hesitate to call on your Nature Grower for help! End of school year calls …

Community Newsletter-Week #30: Acorns (ages 5-7)

Encouraging Percy! The Perseverance of Percy the Turtle “The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.”  ― Confucius, Confucius: The Analects We can learn so much from nature when we take the time to slow down, listen, learn and know! I am so grateful for Park Days, because …

“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 LISTEN: Capacity Building & Empowerment

What does it mean to re-invent education? It means building on the concepts that work and integrating the information & practices that empower people. It doesn’t just apply to schools – it transfers to real life: *   *   *The Dutch Village Where Everyone Has Dementia*** When Yvonne van …