AVID If parents and teachers work together, students are more likely to be successful in school. Family Workshop
AVID PROGRAM ADVANCEMENT VIA INDIVIDUAL DETERMINATION
<ul><li>“ What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us is nothing compared to what lies within us.” </li></ul><ul><li>Wal...
Goal: To provide parents with the information and skills needed to support their student’s success AVID Family Workshop
Friday A V I D C u r r i c u l u m T u t o r i a l s No Class T u t o r i a l s Binder Evaluation F i e l d T r i p s Medi...
<ul><li>95% are enrolled in a college or university </li></ul><ul><li>71% are attending a four-year university </li></ul><...
How does the AVID program contribute to the success of the students <ul><li>Teaches study and organizational skills </li><...
7 th  Grade AVID Requirements <ul><li>3-6 Cornell Notes (one per every academic core) </li></ul><ul><li>3 Hours of Homewor...
8 th  Grade Requirements <ul><li>4-8 Cornell Notes </li></ul><ul><li>5 Learning Log Entries (1 per academic core) </li></u...
Grading Policy <ul><ul><ul><li>Binder Check 50% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Classwork 15% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul>...
How can parents help? •  Discuss upcoming family events and dates and mark on student calendar. •  Discuss with students s...
How Can you Help? <ul><li>Use questions developed by students to help review for concepts and tests. </li></ul><ul><li>Sha...
Help Needed! <ul><li>Help out on Field Trips </li></ul><ul><li>Tutors needed for tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage you...
AVID Study Strategies Family Workshop Cornell Notes Learning Logs
What are the  A-G  requirements ? A .  4 years of English. B .  3 years of Math (Starting with Algebra 1) C .  2 years of ...
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    1. 1. AVID If parents and teachers work together, students are more likely to be successful in school. Family Workshop
    2. 2. AVID PROGRAM ADVANCEMENT VIA INDIVIDUAL DETERMINATION
    3. 3. <ul><li>“ What lies behind us and what lies ahead of us is nothing compared to what lies within us.” </li></ul><ul><li>Walt Whitman </li></ul>
    4. 4. Goal: To provide parents with the information and skills needed to support their student’s success AVID Family Workshop
    5. 5. Friday A V I D C u r r i c u l u m T u t o r i a l s No Class T u t o r i a l s Binder Evaluation F i e l d T r i p s Media Center Speakers Motivational A c t i v i t i e s *(within block) T u e s d a y Monday W e d n e s d a y Thursday *Combination for Block Schedule A S A M P L E W E E K I N T H E A V I D E L E C T I V E Daily or Block * Schedule A V I D C u r r i c u l u m i n c l u d e s : • W r i t i n g C u r r i c u l u m • College and Careers • Strategies for Success *Combination for Block Schedule
    6. 6. <ul><li>95% are enrolled in a college or university </li></ul><ul><li>71% are attending a four-year university </li></ul><ul><li>24% are attending a two-year college </li></ul><ul><li>75% of the graduates are working either full or part-time to send themselves through college </li></ul>California AVID Graduates CREATE, Center for Research and Evaluation in Education, 1999, Palo Alto, CA (AVID students in California schools)
    7. 7. How does the AVID program contribute to the success of the students <ul><li>Teaches study and organizational skills </li></ul><ul><li>Uses English as a writing tool for learning </li></ul><ul><li>Strengthens their writing skills </li></ul><ul><li>Gives tutorial help </li></ul><ul><li>Helps students explore careers through guest speakers </li></ul>
    8. 8. 7 th Grade AVID Requirements <ul><li>3-6 Cornell Notes (one per every academic core) </li></ul><ul><li>3 Hours of Homework Club </li></ul><ul><li>5 Learning log entries </li></ul><ul><li>Organized Binder </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in Tutorial 2 days/week </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain a C or higher in all core classes </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent behavior in ALL classes </li></ul>
    9. 9. 8 th Grade Requirements <ul><li>4-8 Cornell Notes </li></ul><ul><li>5 Learning Log Entries (1 per academic core) </li></ul><ul><li>3 Hours of Homework Club </li></ul><ul><li>Organized Binder </li></ul><ul><li>Participate in tutorial 2 days/week </li></ul><ul><li>Maintain a C or higher in all core classes </li></ul><ul><li>Excellent behavior in ALL classes </li></ul>
    10. 10. Grading Policy <ul><ul><ul><li>Binder Check 50% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Classwork 15% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Homework 10% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tutorial 25% </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Work accepted one day late for ½ credit. More than two day late student receives NO credit. </li></ul></ul></ul>
    11. 11. How can parents help? • Discuss upcoming family events and dates and mark on student calendar. • Discuss with students selection of tutoring group they will join on tutoring day. • Occasionally review a page of Cornell Notes/Learning Logs.
    12. 12. How Can you Help? <ul><li>Use questions developed by students to help review for concepts and tests. </li></ul><ul><li>Share your struggles to be organized and encourage students to take time to keep binder organized. </li></ul>
    13. 13. Help Needed! <ul><li>Help out on Field Trips </li></ul><ul><li>Tutors needed for tutorials </li></ul><ul><li>Encourage you child to get their homework done early every day. </li></ul><ul><li>First work then play </li></ul>
    14. 14. AVID Study Strategies Family Workshop Cornell Notes Learning Logs
    15. 15. What are the A-G requirements ? A . 4 years of English. B . 3 years of Math (Starting with Algebra 1) C . 2 years of History (1 year of American History/1 year World History) D . 2 years of Laboratory Science (Biology, Chemistry, Physics) E . 2 years of Foreign Language F . 1 year of Visual or Performing Arts G . 1 year of College Preparatory Elective For California State University and University of California
    16. 16. Questions?

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