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    Upper grades students attended several plays this year and had the opportunity to speak with cast members of two Broadway productions: bit.ly/2tktYlC
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    These middle grades students received a crash course in wit during the “LOL: Making Comedy Gold” Minimester: bit.ly/2uAhlqI
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During a talk at Avenues, bestselling author and futurist David Bodanis describes the life and work of one of history’s most fascinating scientists.   More...

Jessica Lahey, teacher and author of The Gift of Failure, encourages parents and teachers to nurture resiliency in children. “We want confidence paired with experience – experience actually getting stuff done, actually doing stuff, trying, failing, trying again,” she explains.   More...

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During a recent visit, Paralympian and author Bonnie St. John shared her inspiring story and gave a powerful speech on bias, informed empathy and how to be an ally.  More...

Clinical psychologist Catherine Steiner-Adair has spent years studying the effects of digital technology on our families. In a culture where kids have the option to text—and half of them say they prefer it to talking—what is being lost?  More...

Avenues parent Nancy Lublin discusses how to design kid-friendly volunteer campaigns and how one shocking text message sparked a reimagined approach to the crisis hotline.  More...

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.  More...

“Spoiled kids aren’t born; they’re made,” points out Ron Lieber—author of The Opposite of Spoiled—in this three-part video series. Lieber, who writes the popular “Your Money” column for the New York Times, has made a career out of teaching his readers how to become “unprofitable customers,” as he describes it. But becoming a parent, and fielding frank questions about money from his young daughter, made Lieber realize that children were being left out of the conversation.  More...

Illustrator, writer and designer Maira Kalman finds inspiration in ticket stubs, long walks and countless other places. In this lecture, Kalman shares stories from her career and discusses the spark of creativity.   More...

Author and parenting educator Rosalind Wiseman addresses some of the tough issues facing parents and kids, from bullying to unhealthy relationships to combating the dreaded fake apology.  More...

Author Tom Reiss discusses his Pulitzer Prize–winning biography of General Alex Dumas, a former slave who rose through the ranks to command more than 50,000 troops in revolutionary France.  More...