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Intercultural Comedy with Jesse Appell“Intercultural comedian” Jesse Appell of Laughbeijing and the US-China Comedy Center guides Avenues students through an improv class – entirely in Chinese – and discusses why comedy is an act of cultural exchange: bit.ly/2lrYGWC ... See MoreSee Less
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The goal of Tinybop's Me app is to help kids build skills like self-awareness, social awareness and emotional literacy.
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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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Kidjo is a subscription-based video streaming app, aimed squarely at kids ages two to seven. Every video that the app streams has been hand selected to ensure it meets quality and educational standards.
Thinkrolls: Kings and Queens is filled with puzzles that challenge kids’ abilities to think logically using their knowledge of physics and mechanics.
Updated daily, the app will tell you which vendors are at the market and what produce is available.
Swift Playgrounds introduces the Swift language, a programming language used by professionals to create iOS apps.
Thinkrolls is a logic puzzle app that enhances problem solving abilities, memory and spatial cognition skills.
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.
The Kids A-Z app allows interactive access to the Raz-Kids Reading A-Z literacy platform.
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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.
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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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