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AVID

AVID’s mission is to  close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.

How do we build a culture of TRUST, RESPECT, AND RESPONSIBILITY in our classrooms and schoolwide so that we can bring our NTN & AVID goals to life: a culture that empowers, teaching that engages, technology that enables, and AVID instructional strategies that support ALL students?  

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AVID brings best practices and proven methodologies to students high schools. AVID’s goal is to prepare all students in a school for college, starting with the core elective class and expanding schoolwide. 

The AVID Elective class targets students in the academic middle, who have the desire to go to college and are capable of completing rigorous curriculum using the will to work hard. Typically, AVID Elective students will be the first in their families to attend college, and many are from low-income or minority families. In the AVID Elective, students are routinely required to enroll in their school’s toughest courses, such as honors or Advanced Placement®. 

Napa High is on a Path to AVID Schoolwide, AVID transforms the leadership, systems, instruction, and culture of a school, ensuring college readiness for all students. AVID impacts students throughout the school when trained teachers use AVID strategies to influence the academic and behavioral skills of their students.

*Adapted from: http://www.avid.org/secondary.ashx

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WICOR OVERVIEW


WRITING OVERVIEW

AVID NOTES OVERVIEW

FOCUSED NOTE TAKING


INQUIRY OVERVIEW

COLLABORATIVE STUDY GROUPS (CSG's)

SOCRATIC SEMINAR - OVERVIEW


COLLABORATION

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NOVEL IDEAS - 4 CORNERS

JIGSAW

DOMINO EFFECT


 

ORGANIZATION

READING

CRITICAL READING 

CHARTING THE TEXT

MARKING THE TEXT