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    "We took a 6th grade project from New York (building a weather station), and the 6th grade students in Uganda showed us they could do it, too—no problem. That’s when I thought, heck, this might really work,” says Julia Higdon, research scientist at Avenues: The World School. So Project Hello World teamed up with Avenues to learn from children in remote places, and how to bring high-quality education to children who have no or only limited access to traditional schooling. Want to find out more? We are talking about it at SXSWedu on March 9: bit.ly/2dqSrx9 ... See MoreSee Less

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Head Teacher of a Mandarin Chinese Section of Grade One, Lower Division, Avenues: The World School

Because first graders had been studying friendship as part of their World Course curriculum, we thought a wonderful way of combining this study with the writing skills they were working to learn would be to engage in a “Book on Friendship” project, in which students could become authors of their very own books.  More...

A glimpse of how students benefit from an environment in which they use the language they are learning in real life situations. Students in nursery through fourth grade at Avenues learn one of the two world languages—Spanish or Mandarin Chinese—in an immersion classroom setting. Older students have intensive classes in one of the same two languages. In line with the school mission statement, they make use of these skills in acts of community engagement and outreach.  More...