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As part of our pre-K health and wellness curriculum, we used the song "Chicken Soup with Rice" as inspiration to have an experience with food.
'Tags: 'Early Learning Center, Pre-kindergarten, Wellness
At Avenues we believe technology can be a great aid in education, from our iLab, where we teach design, programming and engineering, to the 1+1 laptop and tablet program we use with our students. The devices our children use are powerful on their own; but what enhances their inherent value is the enormous range of […]
'Tags: 'App of the Week, Technology, Wellness
We celebrate opportunities to teach students basic cooking skills and talk with them about making healthy eating choices. Therefore, one of our camp themes this year was “Culinary Adventures,” offering children in the Starfish nursery class an opportunity to explore food through cooking.
'Tags: 'Cooking, Early Learning Center, Food, Health, Nursery, Wellness
Recently, the developing field of cognitive science has deepened our understanding of the link between physical activity and cognitive ability. This research has revealed that time spent exercising complements time spent in academic classes, suggesting that both are necessary for optimal cognitive development.
'Tags: 'Early Learning Center, Gray Matters, Health, Lower Division, Middle Grades Program, Upper Division, Upper Grades Program, Wellness
As part of the health and wellness unit last winter, the Cheng Se pre-K class embarked on a vegetable study that was brought to life through Jon J. Muth’s version of the popular fable Stone Soup.
'Tags: 'Cooking, Early Learning Center, Food, Pre-kindergarten, Wellness
Dina Gray will join Avenues this fall as a dance and movement teacher in the Early Learning Center (nursery and pre-kindergarten) and first grade. Parents may remember her from last winter, when she started working at Avenues as the maternity-leave dance and movement teacher.
'Tags: '1st Grade, Dance, Early Learning Center, Faculty, Health, Kindergarten, Lower Division, Nursery, Pre-kindergarten, Teacher Bio, Wellness
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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... 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... More...
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...
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