Presentation on theme: "Welcome to AVID Mrs. Dyke Please sign in and feel free to look around or have a seat."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to AVID Mrs. Dyke Please sign in and feel free to look around or have a seat
Mrs. Heather Dyke 19 th year teaching 15 th year at Chandler High School Taught dance at Willis Jr. High for 4 years Taught beginning and intermediate dance at CHS for 6 years Taught PE at CHS for 2 years Sixth year teaching health First year teaching AVID
Mrs. Heather Dyke Graduated from NAU in 1996 with a bachelors degree in Physical Education Earned by Master’s degree in Secondary Curriculum and Instruction in 2000 Married for 13 years Two beautiful boys, Shane is 8 and Cody is 5
We love the Chandler Wolves!
The Dyke Family
Mrs. Heather Dyke Schedule 1 – Girls PE 2 - Comprehensive Health 3 – Girls PE 4 - Comprehensive Health 5 - Comprehensive Health 6 - AVID Office Hours Tuesdays and Thursdays 2:15 – 3:15 In Rm. 1001
How can I help my child be successful in AVID Class?
half Ask if they have any homework: I will rarely give homework, but when I do, it needs to be turned in on time – late work is only worth half credit
How can I help my child be successful in AVID Class? Check their grades on Infinite Campus on a regular basis – I make every effort to enter grades promptly and keep their posted grades up to date
How can I help my child be successful in AVID Class? If you have any questions about your child’s grade, please at any time
How can I help my child be successful in AVID Class? If they are ever absent from class, remind your child to get their make-up work. They must ask me for it, I will not hand it to them.
How can I help my child be successful in AVID Class? Remind them to keep a good AVID binder. They have binder checks every week. Binder checks are 30% of their semester grade.
How can I help my child be successful in AVID Class? Visit and subscribe to my page on the Chandler High School website: Dyke, Heather / Mrs. Dyke's Homepage
AVID Graduates 97% plan to attend college – 66% will enroll in a four-year university – 31% will enroll in a two-year college 78% of AVID students are accepted to four-year universities 83% of their parents have less than a four-year degree
Completion of Four-Year College Entrance Requirements 76% of all graduating seniors DO NOT meet university requirements 89% of AVID students meet university requirements! Only 34% of students in the United States complete university requirements
Nationwide Nationwide 76% of students from affluent backgrounds attend college. Only 4% of community college students transfer to a four-year college or university AVID seniors graduate with an average G.P.A. of 3.1
What is my child going to learn in AVID ?
AVID Standards Character Development Communication Writing Inquiry Collaboration Organization Reading College Preparedness
Character Development Self-awareness Goals Community and School Involvement Ownership of Learning
Communication Speaking Listening
Writing The Writing Process Writing Skills Writing Applications Writing to Learn
Inquiry Costa’s Levels of Thinking Tutorials Socratic Seminar and Philosophical Chairs
Collaboration Types of Interactions Tutorials
Organization Organization and Time Management Note-Taking Research and Technology Test Preparation-Test Taking
Reading Vocabulary Textual Analysis
College Preparedness Guest Speakers Field Trips College and Career Knowledge College Entrance Testing College Admissions/Financial Aid
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