Head of School Landis Green
Head of School Blog
The Head's Perspective: Mastery Transcript Consortium
Wildwood is a founding member of the Mastery Transcript Consortium of independent schools around the country. Landis reflects on Wildwood's role in the Consortium as an early-adopter of "competency-based transcripts."
The Head's Perspective: The Sound of Music, WWII, and Depth Over Breadth
Landis Green reflects on how Wildwood’s core principle of depth over breadth in the middle and upper school is manifest through a Holocaust survivor’s visit the week before The Sound of Music opens.
The Head's Perspective: Focus on Diversity at Wildwood
As we launch the AIM (Assessment of Inclusivity and Multiculturalism) Survey on Jan. 13, Landis Green reflects on diversity work at Wildwood.
The Head's Perspective: Global Citizenship and World Languages: Our Mission in Action
Landis explains how research and review led naturally to a proposal for an integrated, transdisciplinary K-12 Global Citizenship and World Languages program.
The Head's Perspective: Ben, Becca, and the Extra Space After a Period.
As another academic year comes to an end and we prepare for a well-earned summer break, I’m reflecting happily on the year about to close. One of my proudest moments involved this spring’s State of School when Ben Salk ’09, one of our alumni panelists, called out to Becca Hedgepath, or "Mrs. H.," to note that she was the first person who helped him to understand that rules are rules and rules don’t change. And it got me thinking.
The Head's Perspective: Black Mountain College
All roads seem to have led to Black Mountain College recently, or at least to the wonderful exhibition of work at the Hammer Museum. Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957, is terrific, and it’s closing in just a few weeks. There’s much that will remind you of all that we treasure about Wildwood School and our work with students and families here, even sixty years later.
The Head's Perspective: The Wildwood Board of Trustees Demystified
Head of School Landis Green explains the role that Wildwood’s Board of Trustees plays to ensure that the school thrives now and well into the future.
The Head's Perspective: Living Up to Our Highest Ideals
Head of School Landis Green reflects on Harvard Graduate School of Education’s new report, Turning the Tide: Inspiring Concern for Others and the Common Good through College Admissions.
The Head's Perspective: The Both/And of Content and Skills in Project-Based Learning
Head of School Landis Green reflects on two recent New York Times articles.
The Head's Perspective: Inspiring Kids
How many of us have been involved in conversations about teachers who stuck with us? They may have asked the right question, pushed us a bit further than we’d have thought we could go, said something that made us see the world differently, or simply given us the perfect praise just when we needed it.
The Head's Perspective: Rethinking How Students Succeed
At Wildwood, social and emotional competencies are central to our education of the whole child. In this blog, Head of School Landis Green recommends an article in the Stanford Social Innovation Review that supports our approach.