AVID is a platform that teaches students organizational skills and instills a growth mindset in the students and teachers of a school. AVID teaches all students to take responsibility for their learning in a college going environment and equips them with the tools they need to be successful.
AVID Elementary incorporates:
- Student Success Skills – encompassing communication skills (e.g. listening, speaking, writing), self-advocacy skills, note-taking strategies, critical thinking, and study skills.
- Organizational Skills – both mental and physical; students learn to use organizational tools, as well as learn and practice skills around time management and goal-setting.
- WICOR Lessons – emphasize instruction on writing to learn, inquiry, collaboration, organization, and reading to learn in all content areas.
- Partnerships – among students, classrooms, grade levels, schools, feeder patterns, families, and communities.