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5-6 Tynker

Two years ago, Code.org organized an Hour of Code event to celebrate CS Ed week with the goal to encourage as many students as possible to participate in at least one hour of a coding activity during the week. At Avenues, every student in pre-K through 10th grade participated in a coding activity from December 7‑18.  More...

Type Drawing

At Avenues we believe technology can be a great aid in education. As a school, we investigate and test many apps to find those that fit the specific needs of our community and share our discoveries via a weekly app recommendation. This week’s featured app is TypeDrawing, a unique program that allows you to create works of typographic art by drawing with lines of text. More...

Losmeiya Huang

As a co-head teacher in a Mandarin Chinese section of the nursery class, Losmeiya Huang takes pleasure in sharing the Mandarin Chinese language with our youngest students. In this brief interview, Losmeiya describes her cultural background, how it shaped the person she is today and formed the values she teaches.  More...

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One of the founding goals of the HIP writing program is creating a community where strong writing is shared and celebrated. In the week leading up to the winter break, 7–8 grade students were able to take their thoughts about audience out of the conceptual and face a real audience of their peers at an “open mic” reading. More...

Belia thanks Oren for taking the time to listen.

9th and 10th grade students interviewed Spanish-speaking members of Hudson Guild's Fulton Senior Center about their perspectives on community, then transformed the interviews into monologues in the seniors' own voices. Students then went on to perform their monologues at Hudson Guild. More...

Bugs and Buttons

At Avenues we believe technology can be a great aid in education. As a school, we investigate and test many apps to find ones that fit the specific needs of our community and share our discoveries via a weekly app recommendation. This week’s app: Bugs and Buttons More...

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Neil Blumenthal is co-founder and co-CEO of eyeglass-maker Warby Parker. In this video lecture, he details the process behind the company's establishment while addressing topics such as industry innovation, consumer awareness and, most importantly, social responsibility. More...

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Families of first graders were able to get a glimpse of what their students have been working on when they gathered in the fifth floor commons for a capstone performance on the theme of friendship. Students demonstrated their new language skills as well with several songs in their target language. More...

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After three months of journalistic inquiry, collaboration and research, Upper School students released the fall 2015 issue of The Highliner on December 11. More...

Notability

At Avenues we believe technology can be a great aid in education. As a school, we investigate and test many apps, trying to find ones that fit the specific needs of our community, and share our discoveries via a weekly app recommendation. More...