Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Nov 13, 2017 5:19:00 PM
On November 11, the Turning Point School "Green Team" took the top spot out of 24 teams from around the Los Angeles area who were competing for the chance to advance to the regional competition in the FIRST LEGO League Hydro-Dynamics Global Challenge.
Will Segar | Elementary Division Head - Posted Monday, Nov 6, 2017 1:50:00 PM
So many of the elders in our collective lives are innovators and change-makers. Their experiences and values transcend our passing interests, and influence how we manage the dynamics of making positive contributions to the world.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Oct 30, 2017 2:16:00 PM
First grade teacher and Service Learning Coordinator Tessa Short was selected by the Buck Institute of Education as one of seven teachers nationwide to create a project based learning unit on peace.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Oct 23, 2017 2:34:00 PM
As parents and educators, we want to raise confident, empathic children who are not afraid to go against the grain and challenge oversimplified depictions of masculinity and femininity.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Oct 16, 2017 2:53:17 PM
Interpreting literature helps our students to become "amiable skeptics," by requiring them to develop a point of view supported by evidence and to reject arguments that lack persuasive proof.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Oct 9, 2017 3:37:00 PM
Opportunities to develop relationships, and to participate in activities like reading, singing, building, and freeform play actually wire the brain development of young children.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Oct 2, 2017 1:02:00 PM
The challenges of parenting engage us daily as we help our children navigate their lives. How lucky we were to receive the timely wisdom of Dr. Tina Payne Bryson at last week's Parent Speaker event.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Sep 25, 2017 5:19:00 PM
From academics to service learning, the Turning Point School experience enables students to whole-heartedly understand their place in the world and connect with others spanning a rich diversity of experience, background, and narrative.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Sep 18, 2017 4:16:05 PM
As both parents and educators, it is our joy and our responsibility to provide students with valuable opportunities to develop independence, bravery, connection, and the conviction that they can affect positive change for the common good.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Sep 11, 2017 2:38:00 PM
At Turning Point School, we have in common the desire to serve each student and to honor the common good. There is a public spirit and sharing at the heart of community, and I feel lucky to be among a group of generous families and educators.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Tuesday, Aug 29, 2017 5:42:04 PM
The energy today was electric, with smiling children and teachers thrilled to embark on a new year of deep and meaningful learning.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Tuesday, Jun 6, 2017 2:00:00 PM
As I greeted our arriving students and parents at carpool this morning, it seemed almost impossible to believe an entire school year has passed.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, May 15, 2017 2:12:26 PM
People ask me why I chose Turning Point, knowing what a momentous decision it was for me and for my family. My reasons boil down to this: it is a school that has made its major decisions about its mission inspired by and rooted firmly in research-based evidence.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, May 8, 2017 2:14:00 PM
Take a few minutes to close your eyes and imagine your child as a graduating high school senior. What are the qualities that you most desire for them to have developed?