WEEKLY NEWSLETTER 2017: Evergreens (ages 10-12), Week 3

Growth Mindset Supported ***IN THIS NEWSLETTER*** Tending the Garden – Parent Conferences are this Friday Parent Teacher Tools – ECHO Parenting Class begins Tuesday TKG Office – Facilities Team meets this Sat In Education News – Problem-solving with technology SIGN UP – Parent & Me Playgroup (ages 0-5) Social Share: Homeschool at TKG – Weds! …

“From Under Our Big Tree” Weekly Newsletter – Week #4 Nature Growers (ages 7-9)

“All I need is a sheet of paper and something to write with, and then I can turn the world upside down.” -Friedrich Nietzsche  Writing Changes the World Writing is a powerful way to share our thoughts, ideas, feelings, and knowledge. When we write, we have the ability to create, …

“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” 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 …

“From Under Our Big Tree” Newsletter #16: Acorns Class (Ages 5 to 7)

Weekly Newsletter #16 – 5 to 7 Class “Think of the fierce energy concentrated in an acorn! You bury it in the ground, and it explodes into an oak!”  ― George Bernard Shaw Growing Ideas Hello, hello, hello, I’ve made a point to use as little (modern) technology as possible this weekend so I’m …