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Archive for ‘cooking’

A growing interest in Chinese food led teachers to implement Chinese cooking into the Yellow/Huang Se nursery weekly schedule, and children were excited to cook and try these cultural dishes.   More...

To help children better understand the origins of their food, the Yellow nursery classroom has been engaging in a food study curriculum.  More...

We celebrate opportunities to teach students basic cooking skills and talk with them about making healthy eating choices. Therefore, one of our camp themes this year was “Culinary Adventures,” offering children in the Starfish nursery class an opportunity to explore food through cooking.  More...

As part of the health and wellness unit last winter, the Cheng Se pre-K class embarked on a vegetable study that was brought to life through Jon J. Muth’s version of the popular fable Stone Soup.   More...

In the Iron Chef Avenues Minimester course, students had the opportunity to not only hone their cooking skills but also to think outside of the box, grocery shop on a budget, learn about different cultures, prepare food properly (and clean up!), practice public speaking, work collaboratively and engage in friendly competition.  More...

On Monday, June 30, Avenues Chinese immersion teachers arrived by 8 a.m. to make the last touches to the classrooms, double check their first aid bags and ensure a smooth welcoming first day of the first cycle of Chinese immersion camp. All 24 Chinese immersion campers ranging in age from 3—12 years old showed up on time by 9 a.m. It went so smoothly that by 9:10 a.m. you didn’t even notice it was a day of summer camp, let alone in Mandarin Chinese.  More...

In the next entry in our Avenues Interview Series, Nancy Schulman, head of the Early Learning Center, talks about cooking with children. The final episode of this three-part interview looks at cooking as experiential learning, as a communal experience and as a link to culture.  More...

In the next entry in our Avenues Interview Series, Nancy Schulman, head of the Early Learning Center, talks about cooking with children. The second episode of this three-part interview looks at the social and cultural benefits of cooking with children. Take a look, and check back next week for part three.   More...

In the next entry in our Avenues Interview Series, Nancy Schulman, head of the Early Learning Center, talks about cooking with children. The first episode of this three-part interview focuses on the many opportunities to learn provided by cooking and how student cooking at Avenues will be handled. Take a look, and check back next week for part two.  More...