Advanced Via Individual Determination (AVID)

AVID Elementary

 

The AVID Elementary Philosophy has vision, purpose, and objectives

 

Vision

Establish an enriching, motivating environment in which all students develop a growth mindset toward learning

Purpose

Provide all students with fundamental skills to promote academic success, self-efficacy and self –advocacy as they begin their educational journey

Objectives

  • Experience WICOR Lesson
  • Develop student success skills, partnerships, and a college-going mentality in all students
  • Provide tools for all student to effectively navigate the culture of school systems and
  • And academic transitions throughout their educational careers
  • Strengthen transitions across entire feeder patterns
  • Develop a common language of articulation, calibration, assessment and accountability to promote equity and access for all students within the AVID College Readiness System

WICOR

In the AVID Elementary Classroom

 

Writing to Learn

    Ø Reflections tools including

Ø Journals

Ø Learning log

Ø Summary Reflections

Ø Content Connections

Ø Steps of the Writing Process

Inquiry

Ø Levels of Questions/Answers

Ø  Critical Thinking Skills

Ø Socratic Method Activities

Ø Cross-Curricular Connections

Collaboration

Ø Purposeful Group projects

Ø Study Buddies

Ø Study Buddies

Ø Focus Groups

Organization

Ø Agenda/planner

Ø Organizational tool

Ø STAR Strategy, including

o   2-Column

o   3-Column Notes

o   Cornell Notes

Reading to Learn

Ø Effective Reading Methods

Ø Learning Logs

Ø Think-Alouds

Ø Graphic Organizers