While design of Avenues’ initial curriculum began in 2010, we believe in an iterative process. However, the overviews below provide a high-level introduction to the themes and content in each grade.
To view the curriculum overview for a particular division, please click on the links below.
Click on the links below to visit the article archive for each school subject.
July 20, 2016 - As part of their yearlong cumulative capstone, second grade students spent months creating model habitats. What was so impressive was that these models were the product of a collaboration formerly unseen in these children’s lives. More...
July 12, 2016 - As part of the health and wellness unit last winter, the Cheng Se pre-K class embarked on a vegetable study that was brought to life through Jon J. Muth’s version of the popular fable Stone Soup. More...
July 6, 2016 - Dozens of colorful kites rose into the clear, sunny skies over Liberty State Park on April 15 as the fifth grade spring STEAM project took wing. As 75 students watched their kites soar—and sometimes crash to the ground—they worked together in pairs to assess the direction of the wind and put their new knowledge of aerodynamics to work through experimentation and trial and error. More...
June 22, 2016 - In the Iron Chef Avenues minimester course, students had the opportunity to not only hone their cooking skills but also to think outside of the box, grocery shop on a budget, learn about different cultures, prepare food properly (and clean up!), practice public speaking, work collaboratively and engage in friendly competition. More...