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    Avenues: The World School added 4 new photos.

    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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    Avenues: The World School added 3 new photos.

    How can teachers prevent a student from thinking he or she is “just not a math person”? One math teacher discusses her efforts to reduce math anxiety in the classroom: bit.ly/2twKPSb
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Archive for ‘science’

The science and World Course teachers for two 6th grade sections have teamed up for an exciting project that combines increased knowledge about the New York water system with community engagement and design thinking!   More...

During the third week of April, 5th graders from Avenues traveled about two hours out of the city to Black Rock Forest for an overnight educational and recreational trip.   More...

During Med School 101 Minimester, 7th and 8th grade Avenues students were engaged in learning about the field of medicine, opening up their eyes, brains and hearts to all the possibilities the field has to offer.  More...

Imagine if your typically peaceful day at Avenues was suddenly interrupted by the discovery that a horrible crime had been committed. Much to your surprise, the chief of the newly formed Avenues Department of Investigation then tells you that it would be up to you and your team of forensic scientists to collect the proper evidence and make sure the correct suspect could be brought to justice. This is exactly the scenario that the Avenues 5th graders encountered in science class this fall.  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...

For more than a month, the eighth graders worked in their World Course, English, science and art classes to form political parties and research and develop party platforms on issues of their choosing.   More...

Through their art and science curriculums, one group of pre-kindergartners has been exploring old technologies: light projectors, synthesizers and record players.  More...

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

Michael Maccarone first joined Avenues in 2012 as a science teacher and curriculum specialist for the upper grades program, a role in which he has remained since.  More...

Shabari Banerji joined Avenues in fall 2013 as a science teacher in the middle grades. In fall 2016, she will continue on as a science teacher within the middle grades program while taking on the role of cohort leader.  More...