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Determination AVID is a college preparatory system designed to increase school- wide learning and performance. AVID classes prepare students for college by teaching them study and organizational skills.These students have the potential for honors and AP work in high school, but need academic and emotional support paired with the rigor. Student Selections Students apply to the AVID program. Binders/Organization! The AVID binder is an organizational tool to help students maintain notes and school work in one place. Students are expected to maintain a two inch binder (or larger) organized in "The AVID way". The use of Cornell Notes Cornell notes are a proven, focused, note-taking strategy. When used appropriately, students are guaranteed to increase knowledge and raise their grades in any giving class. Cornell Notes are taken during class lectures, power points, class readings and or movies. Grades, Behavior, and Expectations Grades/GPA:
3.0 (B) or higher in every class
A minimum of 1 advanced course per year
Students must maintain a 2.0 or higher GPA throughout the school year Acceptance is based on the following criteria:
-Average to high scores on FCAT (3 and above)
-A good path for attending college 22-25 Students are in each 7th and 8th grade class. Behavior:
Students should maintain satisfactory citizenship (behavior) and attendance in all classes
Students should set an example for the rest of their peers Expectations:
Students should be held to a higher expectation than other students
Students should be expected to be a leader among their peers
Students should be asked to provide support to other students and staff. EXAMPLES! AVID Students should agree to... Completion of homework and or studying for at least 2 hours a night
Finish ALL of assignments
Maintain the AVID binder with assignments, grade record sheets and daily notes in all classes
Participation in field trips, parent nights, and or extracurricular activities The S.T.A.R System:
S- Set up your paper
T- Take the notes
A- Apply your thinking to the notes
R- Reflect and revise your notes AVIDs' Mission To provide academic instruction and other support to students and to prepare them for eligibility to four-year colleges and or universities.
To give students college-level entry skills.
To motivate program students to seek college education.
To increase the participants' levels of awareness. What is NOT Considered AVID AVID is not an "at risk" program. It is a program designed to support students who would otherwise not attend a four-year university to attend and to graduate from a four-year school.
AVID is not for students who don't do any of their homework.
AVID is not for the consistently "D" or "F" student.
AVID is not a program for unmotivated students. They must have Individual Determination How to Succeed in AVID,
Top 10 Ways! Set Goals- Be driven by a compass not a clock. Think College- AVID students are college-bound Have a great binder- The AVID 3' ring binder goes everywhere with you.
"One World, One Binder". Take Cornell Notes- Complete learning system. Works for you in every class. Organize- Work smarter, Not harder. Write down ALL assignments 2 hours of Homework- This is a minimum requirment Ask Questions- The 3-story Intellect:
Information Use Tutorials to learn- "None of us is as smart as all of us"
Learn how to learn Please your teachers- S.L.A.N.T:
S- Sit up front
L- Lean forward
A- Ask questions
N- Nod your head
T- Talk to the teacher AVID Believes that you... Will be a success
Improve your grades
Go to college
Gain confedence in yourself as a student What is WICR? The AVID program is based on specific strategies that help students access rigorous high school and college curriculum.
These strategies are Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, and Reading. The W.I.C.R strategies are used every day in your content area classes. Writing: Writing activities that help students understand the content. Inquiry: Questioning strategies that help students understand the content. Collaboration: Working together with a partner or in a group of students to understand, to problem solve, or to complete a task/project. Reading: Any strategies in reading that help students understand the content. W Writing-to-learn summaries
developed answers to questions
journals Process writing rough draft
peer editing and revising
using rubric as evaluation On-demand/Timed writing riting writing that is completed in class within a set amount of time
grade is evaluated using a rubric Cornell Notes taking notes on the most important information on the right
writing higher level questions about the notes on the left
using the notes to study Reflective writing students write about what they have learned I Higher level questioning in classes nquiry Costa's Level 1: Students find the answers right there in the text Costa's Level 2: Students must figure out the answer from the information in the text Costa's Level 3: Students apply what they have learned or use what they have learned to evaluate or create Higher level questioning in tutorials in AVID elective classes Socratic Seminar Philosophical Chairs Fishbowl Discussions C ollaboration Think, Pair, Share Refining Cornell notes with a partner Sharing ideas with a partner or in a group Jigsaw Carousel/Gallery Walk Projects in groups R eading Reading to learn Before reading activities vocabulary activities
accessing to prior knowledge
previewing text futures
making predictions During reading activities marking the text
annotating the text
graphic organizers After reading activites summarizing
group projects Why Cornell Notes though? Good notes allow you to help each other problem solve Good notes help you organize and process data and information Helps you recall by getting you to process your notes 3 times Parts of a Cornell Paper 1. 1.Heading name
class 2. Topic/ Essential Question 3. 3. Body/ Details/ Information about the notes 2. 4. 5. 4. Questions, Main Ideas, Vocab, Key Points, 5. Summary of the info. in ALL of the notes Tutorial Request Forms Helps you on questions you don't quite understand Tutorials will mostly be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays Tutorial questions could be on any subject The front of a tutorial request form is worth 15 points/worth for a homework grade and the back is worth 25 points/worth for a quiz grade