AVID Program Advancement Via  Individual Determination [L. avidus]: eager for knowledge
The Mission of AVID <ul><li>The mission of AVID is to ensure that ALL students, and most especially the least served stude...
AVID Program Essentials <ul><li>AVID student selection </li></ul><ul><li>Voluntary participation </li></ul><ul><li>AVID el...
AVID Program Essentials  (Continued) <ul><li>Collaboration  </li></ul><ul><li>Trained tutors </li></ul><ul><li>Data collec...
 
 
 
 
A Sample Week  in  AVID Elective Daily  or  Block* Schedule <ul><li>AVID Curriculum includes: </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Cu...
<ul><li>To help all students do rigorous work and meet or exceed high standards in each content area we must help students...
Why AVID Works <ul><li>Places AVID students in rigorous curriculum and gives them the support  to achieve; </li></ul><ul><...
www.avidcenter.org
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Student Avid Intro

  1. 1. AVID Program Advancement Via Individual Determination [L. avidus]: eager for knowledge
  2. 2. The Mission of AVID <ul><li>The mission of AVID is to ensure that ALL students, and most especially the least served students who are in the middle: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>will succeed in rigorous curriculum; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>will complete a rigorous college preparatory path; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>will enter mainstream activities of the school; </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>will increase their enrollment in four-year colleges; and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>will become educated and responsible participants and leaders in a democratic society. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>AVID’s systemic approach is designed to support students and educators as they increase schoolwide/districtwide learning and performance. </li></ul>
  3. 3. AVID Program Essentials <ul><li>AVID student selection </li></ul><ul><li>Voluntary participation </li></ul><ul><li>AVID elective class offered during the school day </li></ul><ul><li>Rigorous course and study </li></ul><ul><li>Writing and reading curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>Inquiry to promote critical reading </li></ul>
  4. 4. AVID Program Essentials (Continued) <ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul><ul><li>Trained tutors </li></ul><ul><li>Data collection and analysis </li></ul><ul><li>District and school commitment </li></ul><ul><li>Active and interdisciplinary site team </li></ul>
  5. 9. A Sample Week in AVID Elective Daily or Block* Schedule <ul><li>AVID Curriculum includes: </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Curriculum </li></ul><ul><li>College and Careers </li></ul><ul><li>Strategies for Success </li></ul><ul><li>AVID Tutorials Include: </li></ul><ul><li>Collaborative Study Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Writing Groups </li></ul><ul><li>Socratic Seminars </li></ul>
  6. 10. <ul><li>To help all students do rigorous work and meet or exceed high standards in each content area we must help students: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop as readers and writers. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop deep content knowledge. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Know content specific strategies for reading, writing, thinking and talking. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Develop habits, skills, and behaviors to use knowledge and skills. </li></ul></ul>Meeting the Challenge
  7. 11. Why AVID Works <ul><li>Places AVID students in rigorous curriculum and gives them the support to achieve; </li></ul><ul><li>Provides the explicit “hidden curriculum” of schools; </li></ul><ul><li>Provides a team of students for positive peer identification; and </li></ul><ul><li>Redefines teacher’s role as that of student advocate. </li></ul>
  8. 12. www.avidcenter.org

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