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    "We took a 6th grade project from New York (building a weather station), and the 6th grade students in Uganda showed us they could do it, too—no problem. That’s when I thought, heck, this might really work,” says Julia Higdon, research scientist at Avenues: The World School. So Project Hello World teamed up with Avenues to learn from children in remote places, and how to bring high-quality education to children who have no or only limited access to traditional schooling. Want to find out more? We are talking about it at SXSWedu on March 9: bit.ly/2dqSrx9 ... See MoreSee Less

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For the past five years, Rita Truong has been the head teacher in the Yellow room of the Avenues Early Learning Center. She is a proud member of the Avenues founding faculty.   More...

In this brief video interview, head teacher of a Spanish section of fourth grade, Joseph D’Annibale, touches upon some of the many advantages of multilingualism in schools.  More...

Brendan Dolan is the instrumental music instructor for the Upper Division. Previously, he'd worked as a private and group instructor for children ages five through 18 in classical, pop and Irish music on piano, flute, tin whistle, drums and guitar.  More...

When planning an “exploration” for their students, Line Kristensen, head teacher of an English section of nursery, and her fellow educators find inspiration everywhere.   More...

Ivan Cestero has been with Avenues from early days of 2011. He now teaches 11th and 12th grade electives in entrepreneurship and innovation in the World Course while overseeing the school's first student-run startup, Design4Impact, as part of the Mastery Program.  More...

In this video, pre-K teacher Elaine Lee discusses her classroom culture and the engaging projects—such as creating a post office—through which her students make critical discoveries about the world around them.  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 a warmth and a wide range of experience to the students she teaches in kindergarten through grade five.  More...

Sally Kent first joined Avenues in 2012 as the science curriculum specialist for the middle grades program and Lower Division while teaching middle grades science. In addition, in fall 2015 she became the STEAM cohort leader for the middle grades program. This fall, we are glad to welcome her back as an associate head of administration for grades six through 12.  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...

A physical education teacher and coach, Stuart Fern understands how critical it is for students to get moving.   More...