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A few weeks ago, Projects For All and partner Avenues: The World School presented at the SXSWedu Conference in Austin, Texas. They teamed up to examine ways in which high quality education can be brought to children who have limited or no access to traditional schooling.
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AnaMaria is responsible for supporting the practice, protocol and intentionality in community engagement as well as facilitating and informing practices and awareness around access, equity, race and diversity.
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In addition to our new faculty joining us in the fall, a number of our returning teachers are taking on new responsibilities.
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Ivan Cestero has been with Avenues from early days of 2011. He now teaches 11th and 12th grade electives in entrepreneurship and innovation in the World Course while overseeing the school's first student-run startup, Design4Impact, as part of the Mastery Program.
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We're excited to introduce several new teachers who will be joining us in the fall. In addition, we're highlighting returning teachers who will be occupying new positions at Avenues come autumn.
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In his first grade class, head teacher Dan Wallace understands that sometimes the key to making his students feel appreciated is as simple as allowing them to make their voices heard.
'Tags: '1st Grade, Faculty, Lower Division, Teacher Video, Video
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.
'Tags: 'Early Learning Center, Faculty, Immersion, Mandarin Chinese, Nursery, Teacher Video, Video
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.
'Tags: '7th Grade, 8th Grade, Community, Curriculum, HIP Writing, Middle Grades Program, Upper Division, Writing
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.
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For the past five years, Rita Truong has been the head teacher in the Yellow room of the Avenues Early Learning Center. She is a proud member of the Avenues founding... More...
Ivan Cestero has been with Avenues from early days of 2011. He now teaches 11th and 12th grade electives in entrepreneurship and innovation in the World Course while... More...
Angela Ji Xu first joined Avenues in fall 2012 as the head teacher in a Chinese section of kindergarten (in the immersion classes, nursery through grade three, children... More...
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