Posts Tagged: systems thinking

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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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The Wildwood Way To Public School Partnership
December 17, 2015
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“What the best and wisest parent wants for his child, that must we want for all the children of the community. Anything less is unlovely, and left unchecked, destroys our democracy.” – John Dewey   Progressive educator John Dewey’s century-old sentiments are as timely as ever—and alive and well in the Wildwood Way.   Dewey’s […]
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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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Wildwood Launches Partnership with Palms Elementary School
October 9, 2014
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Our new partnership with Palms Elementary is off the ground, and designed to introduce our public school neighbors to Wildwood’s curricular approach of systems thinking. Over the past academic year systems thinking has been incorporated into Wildwood’s Pods and Grade 2 classrooms. It’s a way of thinking and learning that tracks with Wildwood’s philosophy, by […]