The 7th grade Mandarin Chinese class moved on to complete a new project, called “给校长的建议信,” or ”writing persuasive letters about school issues to the head of school.”
What do you do with a classroom full of kindergarteners when it snows?
The 11th grade U.S. history classes were tasked with breaking into small groups and designing a memorial for Andrew Jackson that somehow took into account the complex nature of his presidency.
At Avenues, we use three forms of assessment: summative, formative and standardized. Together, this assessment system allows us to evaluate multiple aspects of school and curriculum quality, and student growth. The International Schools’ Assessment (ISA) is the standardized test Avenues has chosen to assist in evaluating school quality across multiple campuses over time.
For seven days, Avenues Secondary Division students went off schedule and immersed themselves in the city of São Paulo for project-based learning. Some visited banks, others explored the Mercadão, while others headed out to neighboring communities. Their learnings culminated in a powerful showcase and an exciting start to the new semester.
Last semester, Avenues São Paulo adopted three nearby green spaces for caretaking and community-building. “It has a lot to do with building agency in children… so children actually feel they can change the world around them.
Essential and Enduring Learning Outcomes
Avenues World Elements (AWE) was developed to showcase the unique global perspective of Avenues and define the global intended curriculum for graduating students across the globe. AWE captures the essential and enduring outcomes for graduates of Avenues.
On Tuesday, June 5, the class of 2018 graduated from Avenues New York. They're moving on to great things, and we couldn't be happier for them.
Over spring break 2018, upper grades students explored cultural diversity, biodiversity and climate change in Chile.
Middle grades students traveled to Guilin, China to advance their Chinese language abilities and deepen their understanding of Chinese culture.
Avenues: The World School is pleased to announce that for the second consecutive term, it has been recognized as an Apple Distinguished School for innovation, leadership and educational excellence.
Avenues New York has received accreditation from the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)—a globally recognized standard of a school’s high quality, excellence and integrity.