AVID - Advancement VIA Individual Determination
This year students will be exposed to:
SMART Goals - Students will learn how to set goals that are Specific, Measureable, Action Oriented, Realistic, and have Time limits for academic/personal goals.
Organization - Students will continue to demonstrate the benefits of using their organizational tools for success. This includes using their binders, agendas/planners, dividers, pencil pouches, etc. In addition, students will use self-monitoring strategies such as keeping track of assignment and their learning objectives.
Note Taking - Students will become proficient in taking 2- and 3-column notes in all subject areas.
College Awareness - Students will learn the importance of a college education, career readiness, and the military.
Collaboration - Students will use various collaborative structures, including the use of scholarly langauge when working in groups.
Fostering a Growth Mindset
Mindset is very important when it comes to a student's approach to learning. A person with a growth mindset believes that success is a product. Success does not come only to those with talent and inherent ability. Hard work and perserverance are key factors in achievement.