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Title: AVID at a Glance Decades of College Dreams


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AVID at a GlanceDecades of College Dreams
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The Mission of AVID
  • The mission of AVID is to ensure that ALL
    students, and most especially the least served
    students who are in the middle
  • Will succeed in rigorous curriculum
  • Will complete a rigorous college preparatory
    path
  • Will enter mainstream activities of the school
  • Will increase their enrollment in four-year
    colleges and
  • Will become educated and responsible participants
    and leaders in a democratic society.
  • AVIDs systemic approach is designed to support
    students and educators as they increase
    schoolwide/districtwide learning and performance.

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What is AVID?
  • A structured, college preparatory program working
    directly with schools and districts
  • A direct support structure for first-generation
    college goers, grades 4 12
  • A schoolwide approach to curriculum and rigor
    working in over 2,700 middle schools and high
    schools in 39 states and 15 countries.
  • A professional development program providing
    training throughout the U.S.

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The AVID Student Profile
  • Students With Academic Potential
  • Average to high test scores
  • 2.0 3.5 GPA
  • College potential with support
  • Desire and determination
  • Meets One or More of the Following Criteria
  • First to attend college
  • Historically underserved in four-year colleges
  • Low income
  • Special circumstances

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The AVID Curriculum
  • The AVID curriculum, based on rigorous standards,
    was developed by middle and senior high school
    teachers in collaboration with college
    professors.
  • AVID curriculum is used in AVID elective classes,
    in content-area classes in AVID schools, and even
    in schools where the AVID elective is not
    offered.
  • It is driven by the WICR method, which stands for
    writing, inquiry, collaboration, and reading.

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WICR
  • Writing
  • Writing Process Pre-write through Final Draft
  • Respond Revise
  • Edit Final Draft
  • Class and Textbook Cornell Notes
  • Quickwrites
  • Learning Logs Journals

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WICR
  • Inquiry
  • Skilled Questioning
  • Socratic Seminars
  • Quickwrite/Discussion
  • Critical Thinking Activities
  • Writing Questions
  • Open-Minded Activities

8
WICR
  • Collaboration
  • Group Projects
  • Study Groups
  • Jigsaw Activities
  • Read-Arounds
  • Response/Edit/Revision Groups
  • Collaborative Activities
  • Tutorial

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WICR
  • Reading
  • SQ3Rs (Survey, Questions, Read, Recite, Review)
  • KWL (What I Know Want to Learn Learned)
  • Reciprocal Teaching
  • Think-alouds
  • Text Structure

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A Sample Week in AVID Electives
  • Monday AVID Curriculum
  • Tuesday Tutorials
  • Combination for Block Schedule
  • Wednesday AVID Curriculum
  • Thursday Tutorials
  • Combination for Block Schedule
  • Friday Binder Evaluation, Field Trips, Media
    Center, Speakers, Motivational Speakers

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AVID Curriculum Includes
  • Writing Curriculum
  • College and Careers
  • Strategies for Success

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AVID Tutorials Include
  • Collaborative Study Groups
  • Writing Groups
  • Socratic Seminars

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AVID Graduates
  • 96 plan to enroll in a college or university
  • 68 plan to enroll in a four-year university
  • 28 plan to enroll in a two-year college
  • 83 of parents have less than a four-year college
    degree
  • Source AVID Center Data Collection System,
    2003-2004
  • Percentages have been rounded to the nearest
    whole percent

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Paloma Valley High SchoolsAVID Faculty
  • AVID Coordinator Beatrice Chumacero
  • AVID Elective Teachers Beatrice Chumacero,
    Marjorie Sotero
  • AVID Counselors A-F/Megan Roberts, F-L/Linda
    VanKirk, M-O/Kimberly Montiel, P-Z/Pete
    Lopez
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