Posts Tagged: habits of mind and heart

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Wildwood Eighth Grader Brandon J. Speaks to FDA On Behalf of EB Community
April 30, 2018
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By Andrea Joseph, Wildwood Parent   On Friday, April 6, 8th grade student Brandon J. flew to Maryland to speak at a patient-focused drug development panel with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), advocating for treatments for Epidermolysis Bullosa, a rare genetic disorder that Brandon was born with. The drawback to previous research has been a […]
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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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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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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 […]