Meet Dina Gray

Dina Gray

Dina Gray will join Avenues this fall as a dance and movement teacher in the Early Learning Center (nursery and pre-kindergarten) and first grade. Parents may remember her from last winter, when she started working at Avenues as the maternity-leave dance and movement teacher. More...

Reintroducing Todd Shy

Todd Shy

Todd Shy joined Avenues in 2012 as will serve as the curriculum specialist for Middle School humanities and as a humanities teacher with a focus on history. While he will continue as the Middle School humanities curriculum specialist for the 2014-2015 academic year, he will also become the director of the mastery program, an integral part of the Upper School curriculum. More...

Meet Jaime Mezon

Jaime Mezon

Jaime Mezon joins Avenues this fall as an associate teacher in a Spanish section of kindergarten. (In the immersion classes, nursery through grade three, children spend half of their days in a class conducted in English and half in a class conducted in either Spanish or Mandarin Chinese.) More...

The Magic of Teaching Mandarin to Nursery Students

Cooking in the nursery

Two years ago, after I accepted the job as a head teacher of a nursery immersion classroom at Avenues: The World School, I was asked to conduct a short video interview so my future students and their families could get to know me before the school year started. The awkward feeling of not knowing what to expect was daunting. More...

Reintroducing Roberto Baldeschi-Balleani

Roberto Baldeschi-Balleani

Roberto Baldeschi-Balleani joined Avenues in fall 2013 as an associate teacher in an English section of pre-kindergarten. (In the immersion classes, nursery through grade three, children spend half their day in a class conducted in English and half in a class conducted in either Spanish or Mandarin Chinese). In fall 2014, he will become the head teacher in an English section of pre-kindergarten. More...