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Kindergartners participate in an independent study on self-expression through art bit.ly/2auid4I #artsed pic.twitter.com/uWl0yXuThK
How students can #designthinking to create a classroom without desks: edut.to/2aisD5L via @edutopia
Educators: Join our head of recruitment tomorrow morning for a presentation on finding the perfect position bit.ly/2abZ3Uy #k12
Kids can build everything from model cities to custom skateboards with the ConstructionKids team at Avenues! Find more information and sign up here: bit.ly/2ag9kc3 ... See MoreSee Less
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Robert De Niro Speaks at Avenues’ First Graduation“Know what’s going on in the world. You may not want to change the world, but you can’t make that decision if you’re not an informed observer.” Robert De Niro offers advice to Avenues first graduating class in his commencement speech, which you can view in full here: bit.ly/29yCSGF ... See MoreSee Less
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Tags: Augmented Reality, Technology, Video
Making use of current technology as a means to enhance learning is an important part of an Avenues education. Recently we have been looking into different ways of implementing augmented reality – the process of layering digital content on top of the real world through the use of a smartphone, tablet or similar device – in the school. This video takes a look at some of those projects and shows how both educators and students at the school are learning to make use of this technology.
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Toward the end of last year, something really important happened in the Upper School at Avenues. A group of 14 bold students and two talented teachers pushed the very... More...
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