Wednesday
Mar162016

AVID Applauds National Superintendent of the Year Finalists

The AVID World is full of exceptional educators, and we want to take a moment to spotlight the efforts of two who were recently honored as finalists for the National Superintendent of the Year Award. These superintendents are making a positive difference in the lives of their students, and we are honored that AVID is a part of their work.

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Wednesday
Feb242016

Resistance Is Futile

By Jennifer Hatcher, AVID Elective Teacher/Coordinator, W.E. Greiner Middle School

I never could have imagined the future that we live in, and I’m both terrified and intrigued by the world that my son will grow up in.

I have a confession to make: I’m somewhat of a Trekkie. …Not the Klingon-speaking-kind, mind you, but the kind who knows that Picard prefers Earl Grey tea, hot. …The kind who uses a Borg quote as the title of a blog, expecting everyone to get my sense of humor and feeling disappointed and a little embarrassed when the reference is unknown. I’m also the one always lamenting, “Why don’t we have a transporter machine yet?!” as I sit in five-o’clock traffic on the drive home, and inquiring, “Where’s a replicator when you need it?!” after I burnt the pizza at six o’clock. If only we had what marvelous inventions the crew of the Enterprise has access to—how different our world would be!

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Thursday
Jan072016

2016: The Year of…

By Craig McKinney, AVID Staff Developer

Did I ever tell you about the time I thought I was cooking quinoa, but instead mixed up a big batch of boiled chia seeds?

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Thursday
Dec312015

7 Steps to Filling Out the FAFSA

This piece is from Home Room, the official blog of the U.S. Department of Education.

Need to fill out the FAFSA® but don’t know where to start? I’m here to help. You’ve already done the hard part and gathered all of the necessary information, so now it’s time to complete the FAFSA. Let me walk you through it step by step:

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Tuesday
Dec292015

Top 10 Blogs of 2015

As we prepare to ring in the New Year, we want to be sure that you don’t miss these great blog posts from 2015. The bright ideas in these blogs will help you start your 2016 off right! Happy New Year and happy reading!

 

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