Redwoods 9 Sep 2017 – Class Newsletter Week 1, 2017-2018

Listen. Learn. Know. Let’s Get it Started Exploring Our Space “Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” ― André Gide Wow. “Week 1: Redwoods” is already in the books. I posted to Shutterfly some moments from our first week together, and when …

SUMMER CAMPS @ TKG 2017

Join TKG’s fun and nurturing learning environment over the summer! More camps will be added soon…and check back soon for information on our new homeschool enrichment classes. TKG Camps: Summer 2017 Edit TKG SUMMER CAMP: THE MOST MAGNIFICENT THING This Kinder and pre-K camp, inspired by The Most Magnificent Thing, …

“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: We Can Vastly Improve Education by Teaching This One Skill

This resource appeared in a recent newsletter to help parents continue their connection to the constructivist mode of learning. ‘A Holy Curiosity’: We Can Vastly Improve Education By Teaching This One Skill If questions are essential for learning and discovery, why aren’t more schools deliberately teaching the skill of question …

“From Under Our Big Tree” Newsletter #18: Community-Wide

Weekly Newsletter #18 – Community-Wide “Here is your country. Cherish these natural wonders, cherish the natural resources, cherish the history and romance as a sacred heritage, for your children and your children’s children. Do not let selfish men or greedy interests skin your country of its beauty, its riches or its …

“From the Beach” Summer Newsletter #3 – 9 to 11 Class

“The breeze at dawn has secrets to tell you. Don’t go back to sleep.” ― Rumi  Hello Families! We are looking forward to seeing you all very soon! Our community will once again be all together again- learning, growing, knowing. I can’t wait to get this journey started with our 9 …

TKG LISTEN: What is Critical Thinking anyway? (Learning Theory Resource)

Bosses Seek ‘Critical Thinking,’ but What Is That? By MELISSA KORN We talk about critical thinking and how hands-on, project-based and relevance are the keys to learning well.  We have seen the benefits and processes, carefully observing all students, especially those who have been at TKG for four years.  We see it happening …