AVID's mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society. AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a college readiness system designed to increase the number of students who enroll in four-year colleges.

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Tutorial For AVID

Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, Reading (WICOR)

Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, Reading for AVID

AVID Binders

In order to help AVID students improve their organizational skills, they are required to maintain a binder that contains the following:

Required Binder Contents:

  • Good quality 3-ring binder
  • Five to six colored tab subject dividers to separate each academic class, including AVID
  • Zipper pouch with holes to store supplies
  • Two or more pens
  • Two or more pencils
  • One or more colored highlighter pens
  • Notebook paper
  • Assignment notebook
  • Tutorial logs
  • Learning logs
  • Tips on notetaking and test-taking skills, tutorial guidelines, or other AVID strategy sheets

Your Binder Should be Organized in the Following Manner:

  • Binder front cover
  • Plastic supply holder
  • Binder grade sheet

Each Subsequent Section in Your Binder Should Have These Parts in This Order:

  • Divider for each class
  • Calendar/assignment log
  • Notes
  • Tutorial/learning logs
  • Handouts
  • Tests
  • Blank paper