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The First, First Week at Avenues São Paulo
Avenues São Paulo Creative Team

Starting a new school is a life-changing experience. We created this short video to document the joy and exuberance of the first, first week at Avenues São Paulo!

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Avenues Faculty Embarks
Avenues São Paulo

Before welcoming students, 150 talented and inspired Avenues São Paulo educators immersed themselves in a transformative professional learning program—Embark 1.2. See the spark that was created as they came together to build a New School of Thought.

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Os Primeiros Design | Final Design Challenge
Avenues São Paulo Creative Team

At Avenues, students are challenged to solve real-life problems through design thinking. This year, 10th grade students developed sustainable solutions to make Avenues São Paulo a zero-waste campus. Watch our video to see high-impact learning in action

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Cognition, Language Immersion and Literacy
Cristine Conforti, Head of Brazilian Program and Anne Baldisseri, Head of Primary Division

At Avenues, all children learn a second language through immersion. In this article, Cristine Conforti, head of the Brazilian Program and Anne Baldisseri, head of Primary Division, explain how language immersion for young children can drive remarkable cognitive leaps in literacy.

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Avenues New York: Music Connects Small World and Upper Division Students
Rita Truong, Small World Co-Director

Avenues New York's Small World program for 2-year-olds enjoys regular visits from Upper Division music students. These visits are special because of the way they connect students both big and little in an engaging and memorable way that incorporates music, dance and sensory experiences.

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Os Primeiros Visit the Pantanal
Avenues São Paulo Creative Team

In March, Os Primeiros and Avenues New York students traveled to one of the world's most biodiverse regions: the Brazilian Pantanal. During their trip, they built on their sustainability studies in São Paulo by immersing themselves in the ecology, biodiversity, and impact of ecotourism on the breathtaking wetland region.

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Meet Aaron Van Borek
Avenues São Paulo Creative Team

Aaron Van Borek will join Avenues São Paulo in August as an instructional coach for the Primary Division. In this role, he will inspire and empower teachers with professional development to improve student learning. Aaron is known for his deep understanding of curriculum design, project­-based learning, assessment development, as well as skillful facilitation of collaborative teamwork among teachers. ​​​​​​

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Meet Viviane Alves
Avenues São Paulo Creative Team

Viviane Alves will join Avenues São Paulo as a mathematics teacher for the Secondary Division. Viviane joins us from the Escola Suíço-Brasileira de São Paulo, where she has held several faculty roles in mathematics, science and technology education. She has also consulted leadership on educational technology, head of the natural sciences department and has provided extensive teacher training on science and science education. 

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Meet Kristin Damberger
Avenues São Paulo Creative Team

Kristin Damberger will join Avenues São Paulo as an associate head for the Secondary Division. In her role, Kristin will develop a passionate community of educators who create powerful, meaningful and personalized learning experiences that challenge the status quo.

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Andy Williams on Curriculum Design
Avenues São Paulo Creative Team

As director of teaching and learning at Avenues São Paulo, Andy Williams oversees curriculum development from nursery through 12th grade. In this brief interview, he describes how Avenues' curriculum design will graduate students with skills that intersect the disciplines and transcend four walls of the classroom.

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