Small World is Avenues’ innovative learning program for 2-year-olds. As a joyful and enriching first school experience, Small World provides:
Immersion in English
Healthy separation from caregivers
An emphasis on self-help skills
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Learning through play
A balance of structured activities and free play encourage children to learn while having fun, making discoveries for themselves and developing their fine motor skills.
The program is based on the five core learning experiences of early childhood, as defined by Nancy Schulman, head of the Early Learning Center at Avenues New York, in her book Practical Wisdom for Parents:
- Being part of a group
- Initiation of socialization
- Basic communication skills
- Establishing and following routines
A Global Curriculum for a World School
What do Avenues students learn? The Avenues World Elements table is our answer to that question. Designed by our research and development team, the Avenues World Elements is a global curricular system that defines the learning outcomes of Avenues students at all grade levels, at all our campuses.
Find the combination that suits your family
Small World is a half-day program offered from 8:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m., Monday through Friday.
Students entering Small World in February 2020 must have turned two years old by August 31, 2019. Admissions priority is given to families with a child currently attending Avenues, as well as to Avenues employees.
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