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Our Reputation Precedes Us
May 9, 2017
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By Steve Barrett, Director of Outreach   Wildwood School directly serves about 750 students each year. However, Wildwood’s influence extends far beyond our walls through the Wildwood Outreach Center—shaping teaching, learning, and school reform here in California, across the United States, and around the world.   Wildwood’s reputation as an institution at the leading edge […]
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Advisory Is Essential­—Every Day
December 1, 2016
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By Steve Barrett, Director of Outreach   Every student in Wildwood’s middle school begins each day with advisory.   Advisory is a time and place intentionally positioned to provide a bridge between the school day and students’ lives outside of school. That sounds simple, even obvious, and Wildwood’s middle and upper schools were founded with […]
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Pass The Wildwood Advisory Program: Top International Schools Reaching For Our Secret Sauce
March 18, 2015
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By Steve Barrett, Director of Outreach At the most prestigious international college prep schools in the world, academics are extremely important. Kids work hard and there are uniformly high expectations for performance and college matriculation. And, increasingly, these schools are borrowing from the Wildwood Way. This month I spent some time at Singapore American School […]
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The Wildwood Way: At Home and Abroad
February 19, 2015
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By Steve Barrett, Director of Outreach The Wildwood Way finds fertile ground in all kinds of schools, public and private, here at home and around the globe. Last week The Wildwood Outreach Center held an advisory workshop where we trained half of the faculty from LA’s Para Los Niños (PLN) Charter Middle School. They were […]
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Planting Seeds Across the Atlantic– Wildwood Goes to London
March 22, 2012
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I traveled alone, but I took Wildwood with me. Last week I had the opportunity to take the best of Wildwood and its advisory program to coach the middle school faculty at The American School in London (ASL). For years, Wildwood School has been nationally recognized for defining educational best practices with our advisory programs […]
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Wildwood goes to Mexico
January 26, 2012
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This week, I found myself in some very unfamiliar classrooms. I took Wildwood’s Outreach Center on the road to the American School Foundation in Mexico City, where they had requested a tune-up for their upper school advisory program. The American School Foundation (ASF) is a K-12 school in the heart of the city, and I […]