Posts Tagged: project based learning

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The Both/And of Content and Skills in Project-Based Learning
November 4, 2015
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  A few weeks ago there were two articles in the New York Times that provided an interesting juxtaposition, although I’m not sure that was intentional. Claire Cain Miller’s article, “How the Modern Workplace Has Become Like Preschool,” underscores the pragmatic value of teaching children how to be in relationship with one another, to self-regulate, […]
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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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Project + Purpose + Presentation = The Wildwood Way
December 18, 2014
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Wildwood students know their learning often attracts an authentic audience. Whether it’s a student-led conference, a Gateway presentation, or an artistic performance, our students learn in a culture that partially defines success as the ability to stand and deliver: articulately presenting and letting the work stand on its merits. We know these opportunities are great […]
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A-STEM To Grow On
September 24, 2014
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There’s some serious innovation happening at Wildwood’s Upper School with the launch of the Applied STEM Institute. The goal is to get students involved in a range of scientific research projects that draw on various disciplines. But first, the students themselves are being tasked with designing and creating this center for applied, integrated research in […]