Posts Tagged: Life Skills

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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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Words With Friends
January 15, 2015
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Integral to the Wildwood Way is a thoughtful, intentional shared language. At the elementary campus, Life Skills provides a lexicon, which The Habits of Mind and Heart build on at our middle and upper campus. The words we use to communicate our ideas and inform instruction at Wildwood include patience, curiosity, and collaboration. Most importantly, the words […]
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Come out and play!
February 16, 2012
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At Wildwood, play is important, encouraged, and often, inspired. At the Wildwood speedway pod students teamed up with partners: one sits on a colored, platform scooter and the other stands behind with hands on partner’s shoulders, ready to “drive” around the figure-8 Wildwood Speedway track. Fun, right? It’s also about the art of negotiation. Wildwood […]
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Acting out
January 19, 2012
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Nothing puts Life Skills to the test like an elementary class performance. Kids have to practice responsibility, flexibility, problem-solving, and integrity – all within 30 minutes. And they have to do it in front of an audience. On Wednesday, 2nd graders demonstrated their mastery of these Life Skills with a presentation of Aesop’s Fables, which […]