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Schoolhouse Architecture Gets Hip

Wall Street Journal - September 22nd, 2013

Avenues – l’université des enfants

Milk - April 6th, 2013

Escola de Nova York usa tecnologia avançada para educar alunos

Jornal da Globo - March 30th, 2013

Schools shift from textbooks to tablets

Associated Press - March 6th, 2013

World Class: A Super School for the Global Age

The Telegraph - February 4th, 2013

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Recent Articles from OPEN, our news and discussion blog

October 17, 2017

Students Examine Identity in Class on Gender, Sexuality and Race

by Stephanie Shore, 11th and 12th Grade World Course Teacher


During the first few weeks of Gender, Sexuality, and Race, 11th and 12th grade students examined their own identity and how it may affect the way the learn, think, and speak about gender, sexuality, race and socioeconomic class 

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.  

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