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On Sunday, February 26, Avenues held its first Ruckus Constructus, a school-wide family STEAM event created by Avenues faculty, parents and students. The turnout was overwhelming, with more than 1,200 people from the community in attendance and the building came to life with almost 50 hands-on sessions.
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At Avenues we believe technology can be a great aid in education, from our iLab, where we teach design, programming and engineering, to the 1+1 laptop and tablet program we use with our students. The devices our children use are powerful on their own; but what enhances their inherent value is the enormous range of […]
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Updated daily, the app will tell you which vendors are at the market and what produce is available.
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Swift Playgrounds introduces the Swift language, a programming language used by professionals to create iOS apps.
The Kids A-Z app allows interactive access to the Raz-Kids Reading A-Z literacy platform.
'Tags: 'App of the Week, Literacy, Technology
The iBiome-Wetland app allows users to explore three wetland habitats—freshwater marsh, saltwater marsh and mangrove swamp—and to create four unique bio domes.
With Memrise, users can explore and learn more than 100 languages for free.
'Tags: 'App of the Week, Language, Technology
Spreaker Studio, accompanying app to Spreaker Podcast Radio, allows users to record and create their own podcasts and publish to the Spreaker podcast community.
Students can use Spreaker Podcast Radio to access hundreds of podcasts, including live broadcasts.
“Build a Rube Goldberg Machine” was one of the new courses for Minimester this year. A Rube Goldberg machine is an overly complex contraption used to solve a simple task.
'Tags: '6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, Middle Grades Program, Minimester, STEM, Upper Division
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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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