• Our 4th graders put on a great variety show yesterday!hellip
    • From handmade banjos and electric skateboards to grant writing upperhellip
    • These students are all wonderful! avenuesnyc

    Avenues: The World School added 4 new photos.

    These middle grades students learned the ins and outs of the theater world and got to know some of the people behind the scenes of Broadway productions: bit.ly/2tplOJe
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    Avenues: The World School added 3 new photos.

    How can teachers prevent a student from thinking he or she is “just not a math person”? One math teacher discusses her efforts to reduce math anxiety in the classroom: bit.ly/2twKPSb
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Archive for ‘artist-in-residence’

Art historian Meredith Mowder kicked off the 9th grade students’ return from spring break with the first of a series of four mini art history lectures on modern art.  More...

Over the course of this entire school year, the Silver Cats and Rabbits pre-kindergarten classes took a journey into the world of art, in which they practiced looking at (and making) sculptures, paintings, collages and assemblages. By learning about some of the different ways visual artists express themselves, the children were able to experiment meaningfully with self-expression themselves and take their own creativity more seriously.  More...

Independent learning is encouraged with even our youngest students, and this spring the kindergarten classes participated in an independent study on self-expression through the arts.  More...

Avenues seventh graders have been busy learning about the Industrial Revolution in their World Course class, and were lucky enough early in January to have a visit from one of our Artists-in-Residence to help immerse them in the themes of industrialization in a more kinesthetic manner.  More...

When Avenues’ fifth grade students began learning the “Ode to Joy” theme from Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony, their teachers collaborated to make the experience truly interdisciplinary.  More...

When I heard that violinist Gil Morgenstern was named artist-in-residence at Avenues, I emailed him to see if he would collaborate with my fifth grade students. The timing was perfect, because he had just met with music teacher Brendan Dolan to discuss the same thing.   More...