Wall Street Journal
September 22nd, 2013 - In New York more than a dozen new public and private schools either recently opened or will open in the next few years, showing off designs that radically rethink the traditional school building.
April 6th, 2013 - Une nouvelle école privée à Manhattan promet de donner des ailes au futur des conquérants du monde. À coups de millions.
Jornal da Globo
March 30th, 2013 - Inaugurada em setembro, uma escola de Nova York, apostou em tecnologia avançada de comunicação para educar os alunos, com bons resultados. A instituição fornece um computador para cada aluno para que eles um recebam as tarefas on-line, diretamente do laptop do professor. A ideia é exportar o modelo da escola pelo mundo. No Brasil, a unidade de São Paulo deve ser inaugurada em 2016. Continue reading
March 6th, 2013 - Well before the cleanup from Superstorm Sandy was in full swing, students could read about the weather system that slammed the East Coast in their textbooks. Continue reading
February 4th, 2013 - Inside the atrium of a lavishly converted warehouse in Manhattan, a group of American five-year-olds are singing a nursery rhyme – in Mandarin Chinese. Through the 10ft glass wall behind them, a shaft of winter sunlight descends like a celestial staircase, completing this beatific scene. Continue reading
January 15th, 2013 - Paving the Way: A private school with plans for global expansion develops a flagship campus on the High Line. Continue reading
January 3rd, 2013 - In a building designed by Cass Gilbert (a former grocery wholesale warehouse) overlooking the High Line in New York, a magnificent experiment in education is taking place. It is here that a few weeks ago “Avenues: The World School” opened[...] More...
November 28th, 2012 - Ninth grade from the Avenues School in Chelsea, led by their teacher Ivan Cestero, volunteered in Brooklyn's Red Hook Houses - affixing temporary, solar powered bulbs so residents could navigate the stairwells at night. Continue reading
Wall Street Journal
November 20th, 2012 - Educators have experimented with technology for decades, starting with dusty computer carts shoved into corners in the 1970s, but perhaps no school in the nation has integrated digital tools into the classroom on the scale of Avenues, which opened in September. Continue reading
November 10th, 2012 - On the sidewalk outside the Red Hook Houses in Brooklyn, a group of 9th grade students from Avenues: The World School, a well-appointed private high school in Manhattan’s Chelsea neighborhood, is being corralled into teams to deliver solar-powered lamps donated by the non-profit TED to light the hallways in the gloomy projects. Continue reading
December 15, 2017
As the Blue Lan Se Whales and Peacocks—Mandarin-immersion nursery classes—began to feel comfortable in their new classroom with their teachers and peers, they found out that they would be meeting a new friend in Lan Se.
December 13, 2017
Our final project for the "Dating and Meeting People" unit was to recreate a Chinese dating show in a comedic and non-gendered way. Each student had to create several videos describing varying facets of themselves and interview before the panel of possible matches—the other students.
December 8, 2017
Yayoi Kusama Festival of Life show was such a special experience for our pre-K students as they wandered through her “infinity rooms.” The first room in the show is an immersive experience for everyone who visits, and our 4 and 5-year-olds really seemed to connect with it.
December 5, 2017
Last week, having almost completed all high school math curriculum, a group of 12th graders set foot to find beauty outside the classroom. This time, they looked for patterns not in a sequence of math problems, but ones hidden in the works of artists. As a prelude to their yearlong math-art project, students visited galleries in Chelsea. One of the stops was home to works by artist Ruth Asawa.
December 1, 2017
In 5th grade, students take a weekly one-hour class called Fab Five. The Fab Five classes consist of Drama, Journalism, Public Speaking, Creative Computing and Wellness. In the Creative Computation class, students learned to build a computer from scratch.