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    Joseph D’Annibale and the Power of Language Immersion
    “In Spanish, in the target language, they have to use their skills to communicate.” Fourth grade teacher Joseph D’Annibale on the advantages of language immersion: bit.ly/2gvFoj5
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In this brief video interview, head teacher of a Spanish section of fourth grade, Joseph D’Annibale, touches upon some of the many advantages of multilingualism in schools. More...

Cleaning up a park in Flushing.

On Thursday, October 20, more than 200 students in grades six through eight participated in the middle grades Community Day—an example of Avenues’ mission to graduate students who are humble about their gifts and generous of spirit. Each grade participated in a different project: sixth grade cleaned up parks in Flushing, Queens; seventh grade participated […] More...

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Thinkrolls is a logic puzzle app that enhances problem solving abilities, memory and spatial cognition skills.  More...

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For more than a month, the eighth graders worked in their World Course, English, science and art classes to form political parties and research and develop party platforms on issues of their choosing.  More...

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The Infinite Arcade is a video-game-design app. Kids can create, play and modify their own arcade-style games such as adventure games, pinball games, ball and paddle games, text puzzlers and mazes.  More...

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The 27 Avenues faculty and staff members who will be traveling with students during this year's Global Journeys programs gathered for an intensive two-day training retreat. More...

Professional storyteller Omira Bellizio delighted students during her visit.

Students celebrated Hispanic Heritage Month in their Spanish-immersion classes. It is a time to celebrate the histories and cultures of Americans whose families came from Spanish-speaking countries and it is also a time to remember the many ways that Hispanic Americans help shape the United States. More...

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Recently, we welcomed celebrated author Grace Lin to join ELC and Lower Division students in the Black Box to read from her books, talk about what inspires her, how she creates her illustrations and how many of her stories are “true.” More...

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This October, seventh grade students continued an ongoing interdisciplinary unit on food by traveling to the Union Square Greenmarket, where they learned more about the process of how food is grown and the journey it takes from the farm to the table. More...

Connected in Kidubuli!

Students throughout the school will be building a “stripped-down” version of a Hello Hub, learning about community-led projects and gaining insight into what it’s like to build something for real-world use that is truly life changing for people in remote and marginalized communities.  More...