AVID Elective:
Implementing the Foundations of Instruction
(Level 1)


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The AVID Elective: Implementing the Foundations of Instruction Community of Practice is designed to engage middle and high school educators serving as new AVID Elective teachers and AVID Site Coordinators. This Community of Practice will learn the foundational elements of implementation of the AVID Elective: AVID Elective Standards, the Coaching and Certification Instrument, and the AVID College and Career Readiness Framework. Participants will learn how to use AVID Elective resources, such as the Weeks at a Glance curriculum and AVID tutorial unit plans, to teach college and career readiness skills through embedded Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, and Reading (WICOR®) strategies. All strategies, digital activities, and digital tools introduced in this Community of Practice can be leveraged in face-to-face or virtual learning environments.

This Community of Practice requires all participants to have their own device or laptop that can connect to the internet. Participants must bring an acceptable device, power cord, and earbuds/headphones with them to the session. If a district-issued device is being used, be sure to log in to the device on the district network before attending. Device software and preferred web browsers (Chrome or Firefox) need to be up to date.

  • Acceptable devices include laptops, Chromebooks, Surface devices, iPads, and iPad Pros.
  • Unacceptable devices include mini iPads, Kindle or Galaxy tablets, and smartphones.

Prerequisites

This learning experience is for new contracted AVID Elective member sites for the upcoming school year and new AVID Elective educators/Site Coordinators at existing sites.

Content Areas
AVID Elective
Best For
AVID Site Coordinator, Site-Based Administrator, Teacher

This session is available as a part of:

AVID DigitalXP

Three-day professional learning through a virtual platform using videoconferencing provides a high-paced, interactive, dynamic learning experience while modeling engaging and rigorous instruction. There will also be an opportunity to engage with colleagues throughout the school year to deepen and broaden learning through Extended Learning Pathways, On-Demand Learning modules, One-to-One Collaborative Coaching, and professional discourse.

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Summer Institute

Three-day professional learning hosted at 10 face-to-face locations across the United States during June and July that provides high-paced, interactive, dynamic professional learning while modeling engaging and rigorous instruction.

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AVID ElevateXP

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Path

Two-day professional learning hosted at a face-to-face location across the United States yearlong provides an excellent way to broaden or deepen the ongoing improvement of instruction and comprehensive culture of student success within your school setting.

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