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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

January 5, 2018

Using Rekenreks to Enhance Math Learning in Kindergarten

by Natalie Gootkin, Kindergarten Associate Teacher


This year we are introducing a new math tool to be used in our kindergarten and 1st grade curriculum—rekenreks. Rekenreks are used for students to understand numbers in a multi-sensory way.  

January 3, 2018

Gongfu and Self-Cultivation

by Spencer Baron, Upper Division Chinese Teacher


At the end of the school day, I change from my work clothes into stretchy pants and a t-shirt, and make the transformation from Chinese teacher back to the fire-and-brimstone martial arts instructor I once was. Students come into my class with varied motivation; some come to become physically fit, some to learn to defend themselves and some to connect themselves to an unbroken line of an old tradition 

December 21, 2017

The Value of Routine in Child Development

by Roberto Baldeschi-Balleani, Pre-kindergarten Head Teacher


During a child’s development it is essential to build and maintain routines. Having consistent routines and knowing what to expect creates a predictable and safe environment for children. One of the first goals for children when starting pre-school is to internalize the daily routine.  

December 20, 2017

Avenues Is Deepening its Footprint in Math Competitions

by Cem Inaltong, Global Academic Dean, Mathematics


This year, our middle grades students set a new record in our young history. Seventy-four students from grades 6 through 8 participated in one of the most prestigious math contests in the world, American Mathematics Competition 8.  

December 18, 2017

Expedition: Black Rock Forest

by Rachel Kreibich, 5th Grade Head Teacher


This fall, 5th graders from Avenues traveled about two hours out of the city to Black Rock Forest for an educational and recreational day trip. The Black Rock Forest Consortium is a “living laboratory for field-based research and education, encompassing native terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems that are increasingly rare in the region.” 

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