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Cardboard Challenge
October 22, 2015
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Wildwood prides itself on this simple, yet profound educational philosophy: Brave thinkers, learners, and doers.  This week, students in the Seal Pod were able to apply these important skills during explorations time.  Explorations is a time for students to investigate their classroom. They may build, paint, play games, partake in dramatic play, or sew.   […]
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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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On Food and Thanks
November 22, 2011
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If I had to choose between eating pumpkin pie and attending the elementary students’ Thanksgiving All School Meeting, the All School Meeting would win hands-down. Today was my lucky day. I went to the meeting, then 3rd grade teacher Melanie Benefiel shared her pie. Double happiness. All School meetings at the elementary campus bring every […]
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The Tables Turn
October 27, 2011
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In my role as communication director for Wildwood School, I’m used to being the one asking the questions. I’m a former newspaper reporter, so I’m well-versed in the who-what-where-when-why-how line of inquiry. Therefore, it was with some reluctance today that I laid down my pen and pad and went from interviewer to interviewee. Sara Lev, […]