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What is AVID at Trexler Middle?
The AVID Elective: A Team Approach AVID Elective Teachers at each grade level. Coordinator available to plan and work with teachers and students as needed. Site Team takes on responsibilities. Students take ownership of their learning.
Building a Family… a team approach Field Trips Community Service Fundraising Parent Involvement
Transforming a School Staff Staff Buy – In Staff Development / School wide 100% of staff trained each year locally. Cornell Notes One Binder System Costa’s Learning Logs Socratic Seminars Philosophical Chairs
Transforming Students Binder Incentive Program Locker Magnet Focus Expectations of higher rigorous curriculum College theme has been infused in ALL classes in all areas Algebra – increased sections 95% of AVID students take Algebra
Transforming the School Environment Bulletin Boards College Pennants Street Signs throughout school Murals Teacher Door Signs / Staff College Shirts Grade Level / Class College Names
Transformation of School
Transforming the Culture through Enrichment Curriculum Enrichment Class Period What is the enrichment or A.A. period and how does it support AVID school-wide?
Enrichment Schedule Monday- Reading /Writing Intramurals once a week Tues. - 6 th Grade Wed. - 7 th Grade Thurs.- 8 th Grade Two days a week Character Education/AVID Friday- Math Transforming the Culture through Enrichment Curriculum
School-wide Team Building through Intramurals Numbers represent team-building activities such as Dodge ball, Capture the Flag, Kickball, Four Square, Table Tennis, other unique team fitness.
Transforming the Culture through Enrichment Curriculum What’s in your AVID Tool Box? How to Guide for AVID! Socratic Seminar Rules and Procedures Philosophical Chairs Costas Levels Binder Checks AVID Weekly samples WICOR Cornell Notes Learning Logs
Transforming the Culture through Enrichment Curriculum Enrichment Log and Accountability
Data Folders Supports District and School level strategic planning Process to involve students in understanding and tracking their data, to set goals Perfect for Student-Led Conferences Items included but are not limited to: Report Cards, Progress Reports, Attendance Records, EVAAS Reports, STAR Reading Reports, ACC Math Reports, ClassScape Reports, and student goal setting sheets. Enrichment days are designated for teachers to aid students in understanding documents, setting goals for improvement, and organizing data. Transforming the Culture through Enrichment Curriculum
Data Folders cont… Student Accountability Transforming the Culture through Enrichment Curriculum
Benchmark and Formative Assessment Transforming the Culture through Enrichment Curriculum
Transforming the Classroom through WICOR Vocabulary (Self Awareness / Flocabulary / Songs) Flocabulary.com Reading Lessons (CTM) Science (Interactive Notebook)
Transforming the Classroom through WICOR
Mrs. Hardy’s 5 Reading Strategies (Get into CTM! : Critical Thinking Mode) # Paragraphs Read the ?’s first and highlight key words Scan the text from bottom to top for 10 key words or phrases (dates, names, bold-face/italicized/unknown words, or anything of importance) Read and mark the text Prove it!
Science (Interactive Notebooks) What is it? How does it fit in the binder? How do you use and interactive notebook without a notebook? Transforming the Classroom through WICOR
Math and Language Arts Integrations (Fairy Tales) Math (Budget Unit) Social Studies (Trading Cards)
Transforming the Classroom through WICOR Math and Language Arts Integrations (Fairy Tales)