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    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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Negative feelings about math can actually change a person’s math performance. Teachers and parents can help students be successful in math by changing students’ attitudes toward math.  More...

Since first joining Avenues in 2013, Bridget Sabala has served as a middle grades math teacher in the Upper Division, in addition to spending one year overseeing the middle grades Minimester program and another as the STEAM cohort leader for grades five and six.  More...

KenKen is an exciting math and logic game app created by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.   More...

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Every Tuesday since October, a small group of 6th and 7th graders have met to debate and discuss the best strategies to solve a wide range of math problems. Topics include probability, geometry, algebra and number sense and make use of analytical thinking and math creativity. All of this is part of their preparation for monthly math competitions.  More...

In many households there is an imbalance between fostering reading and fostering math. The most important or successful way of fostering quantitative thinking at home is to permeate it in students’ daily lives.   More...

Writing math problems encourages meaningful communication of mathematics, promotes problem-solving skills, allows for differentiation in the classroom and slows down the thinking process. With this in mind, I showed recently the girls in the Girls Who Math club some examples of the type of problems Ms. Scully’s class of fourth graders were solving in math and we decided to write similar problems with a Valentine’s theme.   More...

What do you get when you have 16 middle grades girls in the same room? If you guessed gossip, meanness or superficial conversations you haven’t been in my classroom during the Girls Who Math after-school club! I established the club out of my concern regarding teenage girls’ attitudes towards math. Many girls in middle grades […]  More...

Sixth grade students examined the mathematical concepts in a book they were reading for English class.   More...

In addition to our new faculty joining us in the fall, a number of our returning teachers are taking on new responsibilities.  More...

Fanny Sosenke joins Avenues in fall 2016 as a math teacher in the Upper Division, teaching sixth and eighth grade math and sixth grade HIP math.   More...