New York Campus - STEAM

Design Thinking in 1st Grade
  • Learning
Anna Stevens, Lower Division Science Teacher

Using the design thinking process—a series of steps to solve a problem—our 1st graders built structures to satisfy the needs of Madagascar hissing cockroaches kept at the school.

  • 1st Grade
  • Design Thinking
  • Lower Division
  • science
  • STEAM
  • STEM
Read More about Design Thinking in 1st Grade
Lower Division students visit the 8th grade Newtonian Energy Window showcase
  • Learning
Marios Mantzoukis, Middle Grades Science Teacher

This winter, the grade 8 students hosted their Lower Division peers for the culmination of their science project. The project was titled “Newtonian Energy Windows” and focused on the principles of conservation of energy, conservation of momentum and Newton’s laws of motion.

  • 3rd Grade
  • 5th Grade
  • 8th Grade
  • Lower Division
  • Middle Grades Program
  • science
  • STEAM
  • Upper Division
Read More about Newtonian Energy Windows
digital citizenship
  • Learning
Yumi Nakanishi, Technology Integrator

Fourth grade is a big year for Avenues students, in the digital sphere. It’s the first year students start to use Google’s suite of tools, as well as their Avenues email account to communicate with teachers.

  • 4th Grade
  • creative computing
  • digital citizenship
  • Lower Division
  • STEM
  • Technology
Read More about Digital Citizenship in 4th Grade
Monsterpiece and monster face
  • Learning
Gillian Larson, Early Learning Center Teacher

The unique immersion program at Avenues features partner classrooms and teaching teams, who work closely together to develop complementary curricula in English and Mandarin Chinese or Spanish. The monster-themed curriculum in the Blue and LanSe nursery partner classrooms illustrates this effective educational practice.

  • Early Learning Center
  • Immersion
  • Nursery
  • Project-based Learning
  • STEAM
Read More about Monsters in the ELC: Part Two
A digital superhero
  • Learning
Jacob Goren, Technology Integrator

Teaching digital citizenship is arguably one of the most important jobs of a 21st-century teacher. As our students learn to navigate the technology-filled landscape of social media, screen time, digital information, misinformation and more, we need to ensure they know how to discern fact from fiction, appropriate from inappropriate and kind from unkind.

  • 3rd Grade
  • Coding
  • creative computing
  • digital citizenship
  • Lower Division
  • STEM
  • Technology
Read More about Digital Citizenship in 3rd Grade

Avenues Instagram