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The Head’s Perspective: Welcome to the Revolution?
June 27, 2018
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“Welcome to the revolution!” That’s how a Wildwood parent framed an email providing me with the link to a Washington Post article in which eight prominent Washington, DC area independent schools announced their decision to eliminate their Advanced Placement (AP) programs. The “revolution” comment was, of course, a nod to the fact that Wildwood School […]
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Come On In. We’re Awesome!
March 1, 2018
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By Steve Barrett, Director of Outreach Educators are always welcome to visit and learn from us at Wildwood School. And folks take me up on that every week. Already in 2018, among our guests, I’ve had the opportunity to host: A team of charter school leaders from the Accelerated Schools in South L.A. looking to […]
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Something To Talk About
September 9, 2015
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By Steve Barrett, Director of Outreach   On the first day of school this year on our elementary campus, over one hundred 4th and 5th graders gathered in the Commons to find peers with whom they have something in common. Human Bingo. Literally. The students walked around, each with a sheet paper in his or […]
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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 […]