Mission

“We will provide our faculty and staff members a special place to pursue the science and art of teaching … and be a place where careers, in and out of the classroom, can flourish.”
—Avenues: The World School mission statement

Imagine your career flourishing at Avenues.

"We want to align the rewards of teaching more closely with the value it brings to society."

- Avenues’ mission statement

Recent Articles from OPEN, our news and discussion blog

October 12, 2017

Buildling a Math Mindset

by Stacy Rezos, 4th Grade Head Teacher


“I can’t do this...yet!” and “My math brain just grew!” were just a few comments made during our math mindset activities in 4th grade. All students in the Lower Division spent the first two weeks of school building and strengthening their math mindsets. The purpose behind this important work was to establish a supportive math community that encourages all learners and to build upon the belief that everyone can do math at a high level.  

October 10, 2017

Empathy for Happier Children (and Adults)

by Roberto Baldeschi-Balleani, Pre-kindergarten Head Teacher


Empathy—putting oneself in the shoes of another—is the ability that allows us to really get in touch with other people. The good news is that this important ability can be developed from an early age. In the Early Learning Center at Avenues, nursery and pre-K teachers are working with children to help them get in touch with their feelings and the feelings of others.  

October 6, 2017

Students as Inventors: The Culmination of a Statistics Unit

by Fanny Sosenke, Middle Grades Math Teacher


A temperature-changing jacket? A backpack that transforms into a hammock? These are just a couple of the inventions that 6th graders created as part of a math unit on statistics.  

October 3, 2017

Global Journeys Taiwan: Making New Friends (and Discovering New Doritos Flavors) at a Taiwanese High School

by Grace Jackson, China Content and Marketing Manager


This past year's Global Journeys Taiwan program was focused on culture and climate change.  

October 2, 2017

Breaking the Mold and Transforming through Dance

by Dina Gray, Dance and Movement Teacher


This past year I had the opportunity to work with 7th and 8th graders in an elective dance composition class through our Wellness and Movement program. While most of the 16 students had little to no formal dance training, and the few that did had no experience with dance-making and choreography, we were able to develop a creative and collaborative environment that felt like a professional dance company. It was an exciting challenge to figure out a way to bridge the gaps and come together as a cohesive class in only 12 weeks. ​​​​​​​ 


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