Advancement Via Individual Determination
AVID at Keone'ula
Vision: Establish an enriching, motivating, empowering environment in which all students develop a growth mindset toward learning.
Purpose: Provide all students with fundamental skills to promote academic success, self-efficacy, and self-advocacy as they begin their educational journey.
• Experience WICOR lessons
• Develop student success skills, partnerships, and a college-going mentality in all students
• Provide tools for all students to effectively navigate the culture of school systems and academic transitions throughout their education careers
• Strengthen transitions across entire feeder patterns
• Develop a common language of articulation, calibration, assessment, and accountability to promote equity and access for all students within the AVID College Readiness System
AVID is nationwide!
Here's a great video showing what AVID is all about and how it starts in elementary. It carries over to middle and high school. Students are motivated at a young age to be college ready.
Frequently Used Acronyms
What is WICOR?
What is SLANT?
S: Sit up
L: Lean forward
A: Ask questions
N: Nod your head
T: Track the speaker
What are STAR notes?
S: Set up notes
T: Take notes
A: Add to notes
R: Review notes