The AVID Curriculum
Developed and refined by middle and high school teachers for three decades, the AVID instructional program focuses on methodologies that will help students prepare for - and participate in - a rigorous college-preparatory curriculum. These methodologies are referred to as WICOR:
� W - Writing. Students clarify and communicate their thoughts and understanding of material.
� I - Inquiry. Students ask questions which allow them to clarify, analyze, and synthesize material.
� C - Collaboration. Students challenge, help, and learn from one another.
� O - Organization. Students learn how to organize, retrieve and maintain their materials and data.
� R - Reading. Students analyze, question, critique, clarify, and comprehend material.