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Avenues: The World School shared Hudson Guild's post.The fifth graders had a wonderful time visiting Fulton Senior Center for Avenues and Hudson Guild's Community Day! ... See MoreSee Less
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Thinkrolls: Kings and Queens is filled with puzzles that challenge kids’ abilities to think logically using their knowledge of physics and mechanics.
'Tags: 'App of the Week, Technology
For the past several weeks, Avenues Upper Division Spanish 5 classes have been communicating with students from Liceo 7, an all-girls school in Santiago, Chile. The idea of the project is to have students converse in both English and Spanish to practice their second language outside of the classroom, while acting as a sort of linguistic mentor to their pen pals to teach their native language.
'Tags: '10th Grade, 11th Grade, Global, Language, Spanish, Technology, Upper Division, Upper Grades Program
Updated daily, the app will tell you which vendors are at the market and what produce is available.
Swift Playgrounds introduces the Swift language, a programming language used by professionals to create iOS apps.
Thinkrolls is a logic puzzle app that enhances problem solving abilities, memory and spatial cognition skills.
The Infinite Arcade is a video-game-design app. Kids can create, play and modify their own arcade-style games such as adventure games, pinball games, ball and paddle games, text puzzlers and mazes.
Students throughout the school will be building a “stripped-down” version of a Hello Hub, learning about community-led projects and gaining insight into what it’s like to build something for real-world use that is truly life changing for people in remote and marginalized communities.
'Tags: 'Global, Technology, Upper Division, Upper Grades Program
Can Internet kiosks facilitate meaningful learning in remote places? The existing research, though preliminary, suggests it can.
'Tags: 'Global, Gray Matters, Technology
The Kids A-Z app allows interactive access to the Raz-Kids Reading A-Z literacy platform.
'Tags: 'App of the Week, Literacy, Technology
The iBiome-Wetland app allows users to explore three wetland habitats—freshwater marsh, saltwater marsh and mangrove swamp—and to create four unique bio domes.
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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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