By using a monthly theme approach the children at Wildwood School in Aspen Colorado are being continuously challenged by specific learning goals, within the frame work of each child’s individual interests and developmental stage.
Our environmental arts curriculum coupled with our wondrous mountain setting amidst beaver ponds, nature trails and forests of pine and willows, beg the children to explore and experience nature and animals at their doorstep.
In order to begin to read and perform other academic tasks, the children must first gather meaning from the world and develop an awareness of concepts.
In order to gather meaning from the world, children must have many satisfying sensory and interactive experiences-they must touch, feel, smell, hear and see. Perceptual development follows. As children interpret their sensory experiences, Their minds continue to develop and expand.
With a daily pupil – teacher ratio of 7 to1 we accomplish these goals by focusing on five basic developmental areas:
• Readiness Skills (Academic)
The program we pursue is geared toward helping children develop habits of observation and discovery, questioning, listening and problem solving. Enveloped in an environment of fun where they feel loved and respected they develop an awareness of the uniqueness of who they are and how to express their feelings. They learn that they are free to make choices and that as long as they stay within the limits of consideration for people and things, they do not always have to conform. An open-ended program like ours prepares children to utilize their intellectual and creative abilities in future learning tasks and in successfully relating to the world and their fellow individuals around them.
Relocation Assistance from Susan Melville Warren, an Aspen Native
Susan Melville Warren was born and raised in Aspen and has chosen to return and raise her daughter in this magical valley.
Growing up in The Mountain Chalet where her parents were the innkeepers, Susan shared a bedroom with six siblings just two blocks from the gondola in what is now the Mountain Chalet’s office.
She brings unique “locals only” knowledge to her clients—and helps them make informed real estate decisions in this unique and complex market. Susan can help with any type of property in Aspen and the Roaring Fork Valley—from a simple but cozy condo to a magnificent mountain retreat. She represents sellers and buyers.
Having grown up in one of Colorado’s top hospitality destinations, Susan provides a superior level of customer service and attention to detail.
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