Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Writing to Learn in AVID (notes from Family Workshop)

How do you know what you think till you see what you write?

Writing promotes
  • Clear thinking
  • Effective and long-term learning
  • Individuals and groups with voice and record
Those who attain mastery of high school level writing quality themselves for college entry, college success, and post-college academic and career opportunities.
AVID teaches writing in these ways:
  • Cornell notetaking
  • Essays (writing process)
  • Reflections
  • Quickwrites
  • Summaries
  • Essay test responses
  • SAT/ACT Essay
  • AP Exams
  • College application essays

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