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Schoolhouse Architecture Gets Hip

Wall Street Journal - September 22nd, 2013

Avenues – l’université des enfants

Milk - April 6th, 2013

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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

November 17, 2017

2017 Global Journeys Instructor Retreat

by Meredith Nuber, Global Journeys Upper Division Intern


For the second year in a row, Global Journeys returned to YMCA Camp Greenkill in Huguenot, New York, to host our weekend-long instructor training retreat. In addition to a number of pre-program preparations and extensive planning throughout the year, Global Journeys encourages instructors to take part in this weekend-long training. This fall, the Global Journeys team, along with 21 faculty/staff participated in the intensive two-day retreat.  

November 15, 2017

Visit to the Whitney Museum: Where We Are

by Karin Shim, Upper Division English Teacher


Our 11th grade American Studies students began the year with a personal narrative assignment that prompted them to think about their views of their immediate surroundings and society. Students responded to one of the following prompts: Have you ever had to voice an unpopular opinion? Was there a time when you were a minority in a situation? Have you ever made a mistake that affected the people or the situation around you? ​​​​​​​ 

November 14, 2017

Inbound Exchange Program with Santiago’s Liceo 7

by Meredith Nuber, Global Journeys Upper Division Intern


During the week of October 10, 2017, Avenues hosted 24 exchange students from Liceo 7 de Niñas de Providencia high school in Santiago, Chile.  

November 13, 2017

The Fab Five: A Program for 5th Graders

by Rachel Kreibich, 5th Grade Head Teacher


In order to ease into the new freedoms 5th grade students will gain in the years to come, they participate in the Fab Five. The Fab Five is an opportunity in which, for one hour a week, students transition between five different elective classes. All 5th grade classes are mixed together and assigned to one elective for six to eight weeks.  

November 9, 2017

Learning about Integers in a Meaningful Way

by Fanny Sosenke, Middle Grades Math Teacher


The first unit of the year in 6th grade math is “Integers.” In this unit, students expand their knowledge of whole numbers to include negative numbers. For meaningful and lasting learning to take place, it is crucial for students to make connections to what they are learning.  

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