Commonwealth Avenue Mall 27 Commonwealth Ave, Boston, MA02116 Established in 1856, the 32-acre Commonwealth Avenue Mall stretches from the Public Garden to Olmsted Park. It provides…More a green link in Boston's Emerald Necklace -- an 1,100-acre chain of nine parks connected by parkways and waterways. The Neighborhood Association of Back Bay, Friends of the Public Garden and the Boston Parks and Recreation Department work together to mainstain the green strip that runs down the center of Commonwealth Avenue.
Back Bay Neighborhood Back Bay, Boston , MA02116 The general neighborhood that makes up the Back Bay - including the Boston Common to Berklee College and Symphony Hall,…More the Charles River Esplanade, Copley Square, the Commonwealth Avenue Mall, Newbury Street, and other Boston landmarks and open spaces.
Backed by a philosophy that teaches children to learn how to learn, teachers at Kingsley Montessori School use…More real-life experiences and hands-on programs to foster skills such as time management, conflict resolution and self-direction. Integrity, responsibility, respect and community leadership are also core values, and designed to prepare students to become independent, compassionate and engaged in their community.
Students come from many different backgrounds, ethnicities and neighborhoods around Boston, and teachers encourage individuality, self-esteem and imagination and achievements.
They learn from the community around them, including research at the Boston Public Library, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, MIT and the Museum of Science. They take gym classes at Boston University, and regularly step outside the classroom. Students may have an art class on the Commonwealth Avenue Mall, or walk through the historic Back Bay neighborhood and point out geometric shapes.
The curriculum includes language arts, literature, math, science and science labs, history and geography, technology, visual arts, physical education and Spanish.