Community MEET-UP: Thurs Jul 30 – Alta Vista Park
Welcome to The Knowing Garden! Please join us for a Summer pot luck on Thursday, July 30th @ 6:30pm,… [more]
TKG LEARN: Can Perseverance Be Taught?
Can Perseverance Be Taught? This was featured as a Parent Teacher resource in Weekly Newsletter Week… [more]
WEEK 19 “From Under Our Big Tree” NEWSLETTER: 5 to 7 Class (Spotlight on Supporting Self-Discovery)
“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” ― May… [more]
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… [more]
WEEK 18 NEWSLETTER “From Under Our Big Tree” (Focus on multi-age classrooms)
“Happiness, not in another place but this place...not for another hour, but this hour.” ― Walt… [more]
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Welcome to The Knowing Garden! Please join us for a Summer pot luck on Thursday, July 30th @ 6:30pm, Alta Vista Park. Come meet some of our teachers, students and families. Bring your own snacks or something to share, or just stop by for a quick visit. Our vision is to cultivate a community environment where […]
Can Perseverance Be Taught? This was featured as a Parent Teacher resource in Weekly Newsletter Week 19. Each newsletter offers a tip, tool or research to help parents who work in the classroom feel more grounded in their classroom experience. “This question is motivated by two everyday intuitions, both of which have been confirmed in […]
“We have to dare to be ourselves, however frightening or strange that self may prove to be.” ― May Sarton By now, you’ve heard us talk about growth edges. In our context, it is the space just outside what a student can do autonomously, with help from a teacher or parent – the Zone of Proximal […]
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 right before our eyes, yet […]
“Happiness, not in another place but this place…not for another hour, but this hour.” ― Walt Whitman Thank you to everyone who helped us to get ready for our first information night of the year! Every minute that you spent cleaning, measuring, vacuuming, planting, painting, buying, hauling and hanging is so appreciated! Our environments look more […]
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.