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Sixth grade students examined the mathematical concepts in a book they were reading for English class.
'Tags: '6th Grade, English, Math, Middle Grades Program, STEM, Upper Division
In addition to our new faculty joining us in the fall, a number of our returning teachers are taking on new responsibilities.
'Tags: 'Art, Early Learning Center, English, Faculty, Lower Division, Mandarin Chinese, Math, Middle Grades Program, New Faculty 2016 Spanish, Science, Spanish, Teacher Bio, Upper Division, Upper Grades Program
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.
'Tags: '6th Grade, 8th Grade, Faculty, HIP Math, Math, Teacher Bio, Upper Division
In fall 2016, Avenues welcomes Katherine Zelenka as a math teacher in the Upper Division, working with grades nine and 10. With a background in actuarial science, Katherine brings experience working with both practical and strategic applications of math.
'Tags: '10th Grade, 9th Grade, Faculty, Math, Teacher Bio, Upper Division, Upper Grades Program
Dozens of colorful kites rose into the clear, sunny skies over Liberty State Park on April 15 as the fifth grade spring STEAM project took wing. As 75 students watched their kites soar—and sometimes crash to the ground—they worked together in pairs to assess the direction of the wind and put their new knowledge of aerodynamics to work through experimentation and trial and error.
'Tags: '5th Grade, Art, Arts, Design, Engineering, Interdisciplinary, Lower Division, Math, Project-Based Learning, Science, STEAM, Technology
Marlene Patricia first joined Avenues in fall 2015 as a math teaching assistant in the upper grades program. In fall 2016, she will become a member of the High Intensity Practice (HIP) math faculty in the Upper Division.
'Tags: 'Faculty, Math, Teacher Bio, Upper Division, Upper Grades Program
Jessica Curley joins Avenues in fall 2016 as a math teacher in the Upper Division. She comes to Avenues from the Fusion Academy and Learning Center (New York, NY), where she was the head of the math department.
'Tags: '10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade, Math, Middle Grades Program, Teacher Bio, Upper Division, Upper Grades Program
This winter, the installation of a work of art at Avenues became a source of inspiration for our teachers and students. In response to the addition of Sol LeWitt’s Wall Drawing 528B to the school’s art collection, our 11th and 12th grade STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art and math) teaching team designed an interdisciplinary project for their students.
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'Tags: '11th Grade, 12th Grade, Art, Arts, Engineering, Math, Music, Science, STEAM, STEM, Technology, Upper Division, Upper Grades Program, Video
During an April visit to the National Museum of Mathematics—also known as MoMath—fourth graders were able to immerse themselves in the fascinating world of mathematics.
'Tags: '4th Grade, Lower Division, Math, STEM
In the Middle School, it has been a tradition to celebrate Pi Day in our math classes since our first celebration, on March 14, 2013. This year, the seventh and eighth grade enjoyed student-led presentations, followed by our own Pi competition.
'Tags: '7th Grade, 8th Grade, Curriculum, Math, Middle Grades Program, Upper Division
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Angela Ji Xu first joined Avenues in fall 2012 as the head teacher in a Chinese section of kindergarten (in the immersion classes, nursery through grade three, children... More...
Nelsa Cotte will join Avenues as a head teacher in the Spanish immersion program for pre-kindergarten. In the immersion classes, nursery through grade one, children... More...
Rosalyn McCaine is a dedicated artist who has served as an art teacher in the Lower Division Spanish immersion classes since she first joined Avenues in 2012. She brings... More...
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