What Is AVID? AVID is a program designed to help underachieving middle and high school students prepare for and succeed in colleges and universities. Students in the program commit themselves to improvement and preparation for college. AVID offers a rigorous program of instruction in academic “survival skills” and college level entry skills. The AVID program teaches the student how to study, read for content, take notes, and manage time. Students participate in collaborative study groups or tutorials led by tutors who use skillful questioning to bring students to a higher level of understanding. succeed in the most rigorous curriculum; enter the mainstream activities of the school; increase their enrollment in four-year colleges, and become educated, responsible participants and leaders in a democratic society. AVID is designed to increase school wide learning and performance. The mission of AVID is to ensure that all students, and most especially the least served students in the middle capable of completing a college path.
AVID Scholarship Citizenship Leadership Problem Solving Collaboration Vision
Scholarship A scholarship is an award of financial aid for a student to further education. Scholarships are awarded on various criteria usually reflecting the values and purposes of the donor or founder of the award.
The status of a citizen with its attendant duties, rights, privileges, and membership in a community the quality of an individual's response to membership in a community.
Leadership A critical management skill, is the ability to motivate a group of people toward a common goal. These items will help you develop your skills as a leader.
A mental process and is part of the larger problem process that includes problem finding and problem shaping. Considered the most complex of all intellectual functions, problem solving has been defined as higher-order cognitive process that requires the modulation and control of more routine or fundamental skills. Problem solving occurs when an organism or an artificial intelligence system needs to move from a given state to a desired goal state.
Collaboration To work jointly with others or together especially in an intellectual endeavor.
An experience in which a personage, thing, or event appears vividly or credibly to the mind, although not actually present, often under the influence of a divine or other agency.