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    Avenues: The World School added 4 new photos.

    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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    Avenues: The World School added 4 new photos.

    These middle grades students received a crash course in wit during the “LOL: Making Comedy Gold” Minimester: bit.ly/2uAhlqI
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Archive for ‘project-based-learning’

On April 17, middle grades students kicked off Minimester, a week of elective courses in which students explore various areas of interests. The goal of Minimester is to expose students to topics and experiences the ordinary schedule doesn’t allow. These elective courses run for half or full days and offer opportunities to use the city as an extension of the classroom.  More...

Avenues upper grade students designed and built a “tiny house”—literally a house that cannot exceed 100 square feet—for the science nonprofit Black Rock Forest Consortium.   More...

Are there any well-researched examples of rigorous project-based learning that tell us if this methodology adequately prepares students for advanced placement–type tests?   More...

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.   More...

In March, the Avenues arts and Spanish departments presented a bilingual production of Miguel de Cervantes’ novel Don Quixote, adapted for the stage by Middle School art teacher Erik Zambrano and performed by Middle and Upper School students.   More...

Inspired by the vertical garden of Lincoln Center and other places, Upper School science teacher Steven Carpenter decided to offer a fifth-term elective in which students created such a wall at Avenues.   More...

This past April – June, The Babel Project collaborated with Avenues to teach a documentary filmmaking class as part of the Upper School’s first fifth term elective program.   More...