A Day in First Grade STEAM: Mapping our Food Webs

A student identifies the foods in his breakfast.

As the science community moves toward STEAM thinking, we in Lower School science have been considering new ways to push our students by incorporating these ideas into our lessons. More...

App of the Week: Splash Math K–5

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Splash Math K–5 is a math practice program that contains more than 390 math concepts. It provides personalized learning for children in kindergarten through fifth grade.  More...

A Short Interview with Johanna Mendez

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In the well-structured environment of Johanna Mendez’s immersion classroom, students learn not just to read and write in Spanish, but to think, create, and solve problems in the language.  More...

Cultivating Generosity, Perseverance and Grit

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How do we raise our children to be responsible about money, and how do we nurture their inclinations toward generosity and industry? Author Ron Lieber came to Avenues to speak with parents about these issues, which he tackles in his new book, The Opposite of Spoiled. More...

App of the Week: Coach Jay’s Chess Academy

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Coach Jay's Chess Academy is a chess puzzle app for beginning to intermediate level players. The app works by introducing a new chess concept, which is followed up by a series of puzzles that increase in difficulty.  More...