Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, May 15, 2017
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
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?
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, May 1, 2017
Top schools embrace our students because we foster strong critical thinkers who are flexible in thought and opinion—able to reframe and redefine their views to develop deep understanding of themselves, their community, and their world.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Apr 24, 2017
What if I told you that during the summer months your child will not simply maintain, but expand their curiosity, creative expression, and thirst for innovation?
Amy Philpott, Library and Research Specialist - Posted Monday, Apr 17, 2017
In a digital age, how do we help students tease out facts and find a cohesive narrative amid the many voices online?
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Apr 10, 2017
Driving to Berkeley over Spring Break, my family could not stop marveling at the lush landscape and bursts of color that accompanied us along the way.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Mar 20, 2017
Perhaps you have noticed that the campus seems rather quiet. Our middle school students have scattered far afield, excitedly engaged in exploration, learning, and bonding during their middle school spring trips.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Mar 13, 2017
At Turning Point, we are proud of the joy our students express daily in their learning, creativity, accomplishments, and community.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Mar 6, 2017
This year has provided several occasions for the Turning Point community to reflect upon our history and our future, and to set goals to chart our progress in the years ahead.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Feb 13, 2017
At Turning Point, we know that there are fascinating connections between our minds and our bodies. The ability to express ourselves through movement and performance can make us happier, instill pride, and even improve learning.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Monday, Feb 6, 2017
You may know that last Monday was Fred Korematsu Day of Civil Liberties and the Constitution, a day which honors the legacy of Fred Korematsu, who fought for racial equality, social justice, and human rights.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Wednesday, Jan 25, 2017
If you are like me, you have a stack of books next to your bed that threatens to topple like a game of Jenga. As I work my way through the stack, I thought I would share just a few recent selections that have made an impression.
Dr. Laura Konigsberg - Posted Wednesday, Jan 18, 2017
Democracy is about managing differences, not about universal chorus, and now more than ever our children must grow up with the tools to successfully navigate these dissimilarities.