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A presentation for the faculty at Carnegie Middle School at the beginning of the year to introduce AVID strategies that could be used in any content class.

A presentation for the faculty at Carnegie Middle School at the beginning of the year to introduce AVID strategies that could be used in any content class.

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  • 1. Carnegie Middle School Professional Development September 7, 2010
  • 2. AVID Booklet or pdf file All information is from booklet Strategies For Success . You can make copies or save a pdf file onto your flashdrive. Just ask me! 
  • 3. Booklet has 18 Units of AVID Strategies We are going to focus only on Units 1 – 5
  • 4. Unit 1 – AVID Contract
    • AVID Middle School Contract
    • pg. 2 (12)
    How is a contract a useful strategy for success? How can this strategy be used in YOUR class?
  • 5. Unit 2 – AVID Binder
    • Binder Contents
    • Check-off Sheet
    • pgs. 11 – 16 (21 - 26)
    • This is the the check off sheet for the beginning
    • of the year.
  • 6. Unit 2 – AVID Binder
    • Binder Contents
    • Check-off Sheet
    • 11 – 16 (21 - 26)
    • This is the the
    • GRADING Sheet for the first 2 weeks
    Being organized is an important skill for success in middle and high school for ALL content classes.
  • 7. Unit 2 – AVID Binder
    • Binder Contents
    • Check-off Sheet
    • 11 – 16 (21 - 26)
    • This is the the
    • grading sheet for the ongoing review
    • Note – it is worth
    • 100 points!!
  • 8. Unit 2 – AVID Binder
    • General Binder Requirements pg. 8 (18 )
    6th/7th Grade Two-three pages of notes per week for each academic classes. Agenda/calendar completed each day with daily assignments recorded for all classes (parent signature may be required). Handouts and returned work/tests are in appropriate sections. Minimum supplies include pencils,pens,and extra paper. Binder checked weekly. 8th Grade One page of notes or a learning log per day for each academic class Agenda/calendar completed each day with daily assignments recorded for all classes, plus extracurricular activities (different colors of highlighters may be used) Handouts and returned work/tests are in appropriate sections. Minimum supplies include pencils,pens,highlighters,colored pencils,ruler,and extra paper. Binder checked weekly.
  • 9. Unit 2 – AVID Binder
    • Binder Alert!!!
    • pg. 18 (28)
    • This is the form used if
    • a student is not
    • staying organized with
    • notes and supplies.
    What are some strategies you use to keep students organized in your class?
  • 10. Unit 3 Cornell Notes
    • Cornell Notes Unit Plan
    • 22 – 25 (32 - 35)
    It is a 13 day Unit Plan!!
  • 11. Unit 3 Cornell Notes
    • Taking Notes:
    • Some Tips
    • 26 (36)
    • Need to teach and
    • reteach this skill
  • 12. Unit 3 Cornell Notes
    • Cornell Notetaking System 29-30 (39-40)
  • 13. Unit 3 Cornell Notes
    • Cornell Notes Examples
    • Algebra
  • 14. Unit 3 Cornell Notes
    • Cornell Notes Examples
    • U.S. History
  • 15. Unit 3 Cornell Notes
    • Cornell Notes Examples
    • Physical Education
  • 16. Unit 3 Cornell Notes
    • Cornell Notes Rubric pg. 32 (42)
  • 17. Unit 4 Learning Logs
    • Learning Log Questions 42 – 43 (52 – 53)
    • The goals of the learning log include the following:
    • • to increase students’ awareness of their own learning processes.
    • • to identify gaps in students’ learning.
    • • to explore relationships between prior knowledge and present learning.
    • • to promote student writing.
    • • to provide a way for students to reflect on their own learning.
  • 18. Unit 4 Learning Logs Examples of Learning Logs 48-49 (58-59)
  • 19. Unit 4 Learning Logs
    • Learning Log Questions (cont.)
    • A learning log entry is different from a journal entry in
    • that it is related to the subject being studied. In a
    • learning log, students are asked either to take what
    • they have been learning in class and reflect on it or
    • relate something out of class to what they have been
    • learning in class.
    How can learning logs help students to understand concepts in your class?
  • 20. Unit 4 Learning Logs
    • In AVID we use the Learning log found on pg 55-56 (65-66) to summarize what they have learned in their core classes for the whole week
  • 21. Unit 5 – Successful Class Interaction
    • Two good strategies to
    • use at the beginning of
    • the year to get your
    • class to interact more
    • successfully and
    • cooperatively
    • People Bingo
    • pg. 68 (78)
    • Partner Interview 72-73(82-83)
  • 22. Unit 5 – Successful Class Interaction
    •   SLANT! 60 (70)
    • S it in the front (if you can)
    • L ean Forward
    • A sk Questions
    • N od your Head
    • T alk to the Teacher
    • Students learn how body
    • language and behaviors
    • affect their success in class.
    Role play Good SLANT and Bad SLANT
  • 23. Unit 5 – Successful Class Interaction
    •  
    Good SLANT and Bad SLANT
  • 24. Unit 7 Time Management
    • - Time Management Unit Plan pg. 81(91)
    • - Time Log pg. 82(92)
    • - Time Log Reflection 83 - 84(93 - 94)
    • - Samples Calendars 87-93(97-103)
    • We will be using the school agendas
    • in AVID  
  • 25. Units 8 and 9
    • Unit 8 Tutorials
    • - Outline and Description of the AVID Tutorial Process/ Principles of Tutoring 95- 96 (115- 116)
    • Unit 9 Goal-Setting
    • - Goal Setting Outline 130 (140)
    • - Examples of Academic Goals 135-136 (145-146)
  • 26. Units 10, 11, and 12
    • Unit 10 Learning Styles
    • - Learning Styles Survey 140 (150)
    •   Unit 11 – Philosophical Chairs
    • - Philosophical Chairs Unit 147 – 154 (157 – 164)
    • Unit 12 Socratic Seminars
    • -Socratic Seminars 155 – 172 (165 – 182)
  • 27. Thank you to those of you who participated and interacted. Collaboration makes better teachers and better students!

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