• INSTAGRAM

    • Students participating in an activity borrowed from naissdlc awarenessday avenuesnyc
    • Awareness is power and you are part of that movementhellip
    • Equipped with maracas the children sang Alegre vengo Saludos saludoshellip
  • FACEBOOK

    Avenues: The World School shared Hudson Guild's post.

    The fifth graders had a wonderful time visiting Fulton Senior Center for Avenues and Hudson Guild's Community Day!
    ... See MoreSee Less

    4 days ago

    The group of Avenues students attending the Geraldine R. Dodge Poetry Festival grows every year: bit.ly/2jAN4To ... See MoreSee Less

    5 days ago

News and Discussion from Avenues
EXPLORE our educational philosophy and curriculum. Engage with us as we discuss the future of education.
MEET the people of Avenues—faculty, administrators and staff.
VISIT the campus and learn about our Chelsea school, life in our neighborhood, and surrounding New York City.
VIEW stories that illustrate life at Avenues, including videos on our curriculum, faculty and visiting experts.

Archive for ‘hip-writing’

HIP, or High Intensity Practice, is in its second year at Avenues, and our HIP Stories gathering marked the first time parents joined their children to celebrate the work they’ve been doing in HIP Writing.   More...

One of the great things about being in a school like Avenues is the chance to use New York City itself as a classroom. On Wednesday, September 21, a group of Avenues faculty, led by the High Intensity Practice (HIP) writing team, and 35 students did just that, attending a Roundabout Theatre production of Anton Chekhov’s play The Cherry Orchard.  More...

Matthew Mercier joins Avenues in fall 2016 as a High Intensity Practice (HIP) writing teacher in the Upper Division.   More...

This fall, we welcome Erin Finn-Welch back as a program coordinator for the High Intensity Practice (HIP) writing in the middle grades program.  More...

In fall 2016, Avenues welcomes Carlene Bauer as a High Intensity Practice (HIP) writing teacher in the Upper Division. The HIP writing program, now in its second year at Avenues, is based on the belief that the best strategy for cultivating lasting skill in a discipline is to pair sustained effort with appropriate coaching. Students are asked to spend focused time throughout the week writing on a variety of prompts and questions designed to promote cognitive flexibility and build fluency and confidence in writing.  More...

Molly Rose Ávila joins Avenues in fall 2016 as a High Intensity Practice (HIP) writing teacher in the Upper Division. The HIP writing program, now in its second year at Avenues, is based on the belief that the best strategy for cultivating lasting skill in a discipline is to pair sustained effort with appropriate coaching.   More...

One of the founding goals of the HIP writing program is creating a community where strong writing is shared and celebrated. In the week leading up to the winter break, 7–8 grade students were able to take their thoughts about audience out of the conceptual and face a real audience of their peers at an “open mic” reading.  More...

Through a new program we call HIP (High Intensity Practice), Middle and Upper School students at Avenues write with quiet purpose on a variety of prompts and questions.  More...

Todd Shy joined Avenues in 2012 as the curriculum specialist for Middle School humanities and as a humanities teacher with a focus on history. In 2014, he became the director of the mastery program, an integral part of the Upper School curriculum. In 2015, he assumes a new role, as curriculum specialist for high intensity practice (HIP) writing in the Middle and Upper Schools.  More...