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1 Joseph Noel Strength of Character and College Ready HOWARD MIDDLE SCHOOLAdvancement Via Individual DeterminationJoseph Noel
2 Check out the AVID information Contact InformationContactCheck out the AVID informationon Mrs. Goshorn’sHoward Webpage!Dana M. GoshornAVID Coordinator and Elective TeacherHoward Middle School6600 Forsyth RoadMacon, GA 31210(478)Eric Carlyle, Ph.D. Principal
3 MissionAVID's mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.Bibb County and Howard Middle Mission: Each student demonstrates strength of character and is college ready.
4 Why AVID?A structured college preparatory system working directly with schools and districtsA direct support structure for first- generation college goers, grades 4-12A school wide approach to curriculum and rigorTHIS SEEMS TO FALL INTO THE CATEGORY OF WHAT WE DO ((vs. what we ARE): A professional development program providing training throughout the world
5 Why AVID? A non-profit, college readiness system A support structure for typically underserved, low- income students or students in the academic middle who want to go to collegeFor elementary through postsecondary grade levelsA schoolwide approach to rigorous curriculumProfessional development for educatorsAdopted by approximately 4,800 schools in 48 states and 16 countries/territories, reaching more than 425,000 studentsMore than 30 years, AVID has become one of the most successful college-preparatory programs for low- income, underserved studentsA direct support structure for first- generation college goers, grades 4-12A schoolwide approach to curriculum and rigor adopted by approximatelyA professional development program providing training throughout the U.S.
6 AVID Student Profile Academic potential Average to high CRCT (Criterion Reference Competency Test scoresGPACollege potential with supportDesire and determination
7 AVID Student Profile Meets one or more of the following criteria: First in immediate family to attend collegeHistorically underserved in four-year collegesLow incomeSpecial circumstancesHoward AVID program reflects the demographics of the school. While all criteria are considered for acceptance, no single criteria will necessarily eliminate a student from consideration.Meets one or more of the following criteria:
8 The 11 Essentials AVID student selection Voluntary participation AVID elective class offered during the school dayRigorous course of studyStrong, relevant writing and reading curriculumWhat is necessary for successful implementation?
9 The 11 Essentials Inquiry to promote critical thinking Collaboration as a basis of instructionTrained tutorsData collection and analysisDistrict and school commitmentActive, interdisciplinary site team
10 More Than 30 Years of Success In just over 30 years, AVID has become one of the most successful college- preparatory programs for low-income, underserved students, and today reaches more than 425,000 students in approximately 4,800 schools in 48 states and 16 other countries/territories.AVID also has students in 24 postsecondary institutions.Since 1990, more than 110,000 AVID students have graduated from high school and planned to attend college.
11 AVID Works Because!Places AVID students in rigorous curriculum and gives them the support to achieveProvides the explicit “hidden curriculum” of schoolsProvides a team of students for positive peer identificationRedefines the teacher’s role as that of student advocate
12 AVID Graduates 91.3 percent plan to enroll in a college or university 58.3 percent plan to enroll in a four-year university33.0 percent to enroll in a two-year collegeSource: AVID Center Senior Data Collection System,Percentages have been rounded to the nearest whole percent
13 Completing College-Entrance RequirementsAVID students complete four-year college entrance requirements at a rate at least two times higher thanthe national rate.AVID Senior Data Collection , AVID CA n = 15522; AVID TX n = 3923; AVID NC n = 709; AVID IL n = 1307; AVID FL n = 1117COMPARATOR: U.S. Overall: The Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, Center for Civic Innovation, Education Working Paper No. 8 February 2005, Jay P. Greene and Marcus A. Winters
14 AVID Closes the Achievement Gap All racial groups complete four-year college entrance requirements at a rate of 84% or higherAVID Center. AVID Senior Data Collection. Study of 27,891 AVID Seniors, [Electronic Database]. ( ).Manhattan Institute, Education Working Paper Greene, J.P., Forster, G. "Public High School Graduation and College Readiness Rates in the U.S.”*(Filipino and Other not classified in Manhattan Institute study.)National data represents the most current comprehensive data available
15 Almost 3 out of 4 AVID graduates were accepted to a four-year college. Getting Accepted to 4-year CollegesAlmost 3 out of 4 AVID graduateswere accepted to a four-year college.One of the most impressive and consistent indicators of AVID's success is the rate at which it sends students to four-year colleges. Seventy-four percent of AVID graduates were accepted to a four-year college.AVID Senior Data Collection, All Seniors , n = 27,783
16 WICOR Writing Writing process (pre-write to final draft) Respond, reviseEdit, final draftCornell notesQuick-writesLearning logs, journalsCornell Notes for class lectures and for textbook
18 WICOR Collaboration Group projects Response/edit/revision groups Collaboration activitiesTutorialsStudy groupsJigsaw activitiesRead-arounds
19 WICOR Organization Tools Methods Binders Calendars, planners, agendas Graphic organizersMethodsFocused note-taking systemTutorials, study groupsProject planning, SMART goalsOrganization is:Managing materials and practicing methodical study habitsPlanning and prioritizing school, work, and social tasksEngaging in mental preparation and goal-settingStrategically and intentionally taking responsibility for one’s own learningStudents who organize:1. Develop and use processes, procedures and tools to study effectively.2. Manage their time through prioritizing and goal-setting3. Are prepared for courses, participate during instruction and interact with instructors4. Self-direct, self-evaluate, self-monitor, self-advocate
20 WICORReadingSQ5R (Survey, Question, Read, Record, Recite, Review, Reflect)KWL (What I Know; What to Learn; Learned)Reciprocal teaching“Think-alouds”Text structureCritical reading
21 AVID Binder Requirements 3” Binder ALL classes in the same binder Pencil PouchPlannerChecked WeeklyWhy?AVID students are able to come into classes confident and prepared when they have AVID Binders.Students have all homework and study materials with them as needed
22 Cornell NotesAssist students in retention of knowledge by blending inquiry with frequent review.4 StagesNote TakingNote MakingNote InteractingNote Reflecting22
27 Cornell Notes Note Reflecting How can I take better notes? How can I better study my notes?27
28 Study Expectations 2 Hours Per Night Complete Note Making and Note Interacting for Cornell Notes for ALL ClassesTutorial Request Forms28
29 Tutorials NOT “Tutoring” AVID Tutorial is an inquiry process College Tutor facilitates group members in questioning a student to help him/her discover their solutionMuch more meaningful than giving a student the answerStudents MUST come prepared with a complete TRF to Tutorials29
30 Extra Credit-College Corner For Extra CreditGo to Mrs. Goshorn’s website for the templateCreate a College Corner for a Georgia College or University30
31 Field TripsWe plan to take a field trip in the fall and another in the spring.Right now, we are looking at taking a trip to Mercer University.We will poll students about our Spring Trip.31
32 T-Shirts AVID T-Shirts may be ordered for $5. Working with a T-shirt vendor on design.T-Shirts will be worn for guest speaker days, field trips, and any day at school.32
33 How You Can Help Your AVID Student See Back of AgendaIf at any time you’d like to set up a conference, please call or Mrs. Goshorn.33