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DTL Foundations: Secondary

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AVID Schoolwide, Literacy
Participants should have attended at least one Summer Institute strand or Path to Schoolwide training, DigitalXP or ElevateXP training equivalent ; be familiar with WICOR instructional practices so they can discern the enhancements and challenges of transitioning to a digital learning environment; currently work with students who have daily in-class access to technology; understand device classroom management; have experimented with lessons using technology with AVID instructional practices and be interested in further enhancing WICOR with digital strategies; be able to navigate multiple browser windows/tabs and save and locate files on their device; have access to a district-preferred cloud platform and be able to log in and create and share documents; have a device with the capacity to connect to a Wi-Fi network outside their school.
AVID Elective, AVID Excel®, Digital Teaching and Learning, ELA, Elective Educator, History/Social Science, Math, Reading, Science, STEM, Writing
AVID Site Coordinator, Counselor, Instructional Coach, Site-Based Administrator, Teacher

This strand brings educators together to experience and explore digital strategies and resources in a blended learning environment, using collaboration, communication, and choice to engage students in their learning and knowledge creation. Connect with colleagues in building a technology-rich classroom culture and infusing AVID methodologies both digitally and face to face. This strand is designed for secondary educators experienced in AVID methodologies in all content areas as well as the AVID Elective. This strand blends WICOR® (Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, and Reading) strategies with technology tools to prepare students with the skills that they need to be college- and career-ready. Participants are supported during the process with best-practice pedagogy, resources, and guidance on how to use technology to facilitate student learning and engagement.

This strand 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 strand. 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 web browser 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.

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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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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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