“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 …

TKG KNOW: Big Hug to Moms of the World!

Some of our students wanted to say a few words about moms: Happy Day to all our mothers, parents and teachers who nurture from our 7 to 11 year old students!  See more TKG videos and favorites at our YouTube Channel.