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Question Everything: The Rise of AVID as America's Largest College Readiness Program #2020

Question Everything The Rise of AVID as America s Largest College Readiness Program How AVID levels the playing field helping underserved students come out ahead In Question Everything award winning education writer Jay Mathews presents the stories and winning strategies behind the

  • Title: Question Everything: The Rise of AVID as America's Largest College Readiness Program
  • Author: Jay Mathews
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  • Page: 186
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  • Question Everything: The Rise of AVID as America's Largest College Readiness Program By Jay Mathews, How AVID levels the playing field, helping underserved students come out ahead In Question Everything, award winning education writer Jay Mathews presents the stories and winning strategies behind the Advancement Via Individual Determination program AVID With the goal of preparing students for the future whether that future includes college or not AVID teaches studeHow AVID levels the playing field, helping underserved students come out ahead In Question Everything, award winning education writer Jay Mathews presents the stories and winning strategies behind the Advancement Via Individual Determination program AVID With the goal of preparing students for the future whether that future includes college or not AVID teaches students the personal management skills that will help them survive and thrive Focused on time management, presentation, and cooperation, the AVID program leads not only to impressive educational outcomes, but also to young adults prepared for life after school This book tells the stories of AVID educators, students, and families to illustrate how and why the program works, and demonstrates how teachers can employ AVID s strategies with their own students Over the past thirty years, AVID has grown from a single teacher s practice to an organization serving 400,000 middle and high school students in 47 states and 16 countries Question Everything describes the ideas and strategies behind the upward trajectory of both the program and the students who take part Learn which foundational skills are emphasized for future success Discover how AVID teaches personal management skills in the academic context Contrast AVID student outcomes with national averages Consider implementing AVID concepts and techniques into current curricula As college readiness becomes a top priority for the Federal Government, the Gates Foundation, and other influential organizations, AVID s track record stands out as one of success By leveling the playing field and introducing real world realities early on, the program teaches students skills that help them in the workplace and beyond.

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    1. Question Everything, the new book by Jay Mathews, at 254 pages, minus Appendix, traces the development and rise of the AVID program Advancement Via Individual Determination a program developed by teacher Mary Catherine Swanson in 1980 in her San Diego 9th grade classroom The topic of AVID really works for Jay Mathews He has written others on the development of the AP program of the College Board, the rise of the IB program from Switzerland, and the tenacity and heart of famed math teacher Jaime [...]

    2. I m convinced that education is now where medicine was a hundred years ago on the verge of providing evidence based treatment as the standard of care AVID seems to be one of the most promising treatments.Components of AVID 1 teach and enforce orderly learning well organized binders, making time for homework, cooperating with other students2 use of Cornell notes to embed learning through repetition and self testing see How We Learn 3 all kids should be in the most challenging courses4 students mu [...]

    3. I ve heard about the program off and on over the twenty years of my career, but I ve only been an AVID teacher for just a year What I find remarkable about AVID in general is how inspiring and invigorating the program is After a training, after a successful Socratic Seminar with my class, and now after reading this book, I find myself chomping at the bit, ready to get into my classroom and put these systems to work This book won t teach you how to run an AVID classroom or how to WICORize your le [...]

    4. MsW I started this one sort of blind, but think it might resonate now that I ve attended an AVID conference this summer, looking forward to working closely with this program.

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