• 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 continued to demonstrate the benefits of using their organizational tools for success. Binders, agendas, dividers, pencil pouches, etc. They also used the self-monitoring strategies like keeping track of their assignments. And learning objectives.
    • Note Taking – Students will become proficient in taking 2- and 3-column notes in all subject areas .
    • College Awareness – Students learned the importance of a college education. A college visit will be schedule to promote pursuit of higher education.
    • Collaboration – Students used various collaborative structures, including the use of scholarly language 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 perseverance are key factors in achieving success.

    Our Focus for the 2019-2020 School Year

    • Organizational Tools Binder and Agendas(Continued)
    • 2– and 3– Column Note Taking
    • Reflection (D.L.I.Q.)
    • SMART Goals
    • Inquiry – Costa’s Level of Thinking and Questioning
    • Critical Reading Strategies


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