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Wildwood Defines Educational Best Practice…Worldwide. Seriously.
November 6, 2014
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That sounds really grandiose, I know. But I have every reason to believe it’s true. I just got back from a five day engagement working with faculty at Singapore American School, one the largest and most prestigious American schools overseas. They selected The Wildwood Outreach Center after three visits to Wildwood’s campuses over the past […]
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Living in the Future
February 26, 2014
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With a mechanical whirr, the robot lurches across an unfamiliar landscape, its treads digging in to provide traction as it follows its programmed course. The robot’s operator, checking its progress against the numbers on her screen, tsks in frustration: the robot has veered off the fairway and into a sand trap. She reaches down to […]
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We Should All Be Feminists
January 14, 2014
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Happy new year, Wildwood Middle School! I hope that you all had restful and restorative breaks. During our holiday, I found myself reflecting a great deal on what it means to raise daughters (in fairness, it’s a topic that I think about a lot anyway—I have a book of poems coming out this year titled […]
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Being Ourselves
December 4, 2013
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In the tumult of November, we missed a month here at Centered in the Middle. My apologies! This blog post stayed in a state of becoming, never quite arriving (which, I must say, felt true of the last month). That said, I have spent the past weeks enjoying many a middle-school moment, from breathless tours […]
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Meaningful Assessment
October 2, 2013
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Last week our dryer broke. It was one of those guaranteed-to-happen-at-the-worst-possible-time things—right when we had a backlog of laundry and visitors coming in from out of town. So we called a fluff-and-fold place here in our neighborhood, and sent out our piles. They came back in tidy squares the next night, and when they did […]
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How We Start
September 3, 2013
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Welcome to Centered in the Middle, a blog I’ll be writing monthly to share with our parent community some musings from and about Wildwood middle school. The idea for this blog came about in part from parents, who over and over again during the summer requested that we create a medium through which to share […]
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Games. Songs. Stories. Could learning Spanish really be this much fun?
October 6, 2011
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Its 10 a.m. on Tuesday morning, and the Whale Pod—one of Wildwood’s four multi-age kindergarten/1st grade classes, is ramping up. “¡Hola!” greets Catalina Hernandez, one of the elementary school Spanish teachers. “¿Comó estas?” As she speaks, Catalina’s whole body seems to say hello: her facial expression is exaggerated, she waves excitedly, and she practically sweeps […]