Explore the most important topics in global education today.
Hosted by Avenues and featuring thought leaders and educators from around the world, Open.Ed is a public forum that provides a platform for meaningful conversations that advance education and bring the community together. Through Open.Ed, we honor our mission statement to “make available our discoveries, large and small, to colleagues in the cause of education.”
Open.Ed events are hosted both virtually and in-person across Avenues’ global network of campuses, including New York, São Paulo, Shenzhen and Silicon Valley. We welcome you to join upcoming conversations, review previous topics, and share your feedback to help us shape future events.
The Role of Math in Advancing Education: the Impact of Creativity, Collaboration & Communication on Learning
Join Avenues Silicon Valley's Lower Division Head, Sarina Fierro, and Global Academic Dean for Mathematics, Dr. Carmel Schettino, in conversation with Dr. Dan Meyer, Director of Research at Desmos, about the importance of discourse in math classes.
The war on information: misinformation, disinformation and what we can do about it
As students, families, and the world at-large grapple with the implications of this war on information, our conversation will also shed light on how we can adapt our thinking and counteract the impact of misinformation in the field of education and beyond.
COVID-19’s Impact on Schools: What Lies Ahead?
The first Open.Ed event hosted from Silicon Valley features three incredible leaders across the Bay Area. Witness an engaging conversation on the impact of COVID-19 from their perspective and what the next steps are for schools, and what does the future look like now that we're coming out of the pandemic.
What Makes a Society? Understanding Systemic Challenges to Human Rights
In this much-needed OPEN.ed session, our series returns to discuss the complexities associated with building a cosmopolitan community intent on improving education and health, reducing poverty and the myriad deprivations associated with it, and, perhaps most importantly, eliminating inequality and injustice for all.
Living in Close Quarters: Understanding the Adolescent You Have at Home
Adolescence can be hard enough to negotiate under normal circumstances–how about in quarantine? Renowned parenting educator Rosalind Wiseman discusses how parents can respect teen boundaries while maintaining a loving relationship they can rely upon.