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The Differences Between the AVID Excel, AVID, GATE, and Scholars Programs at TRMSAVID ExcelAVIDGATEJr. ScholarsWhat is the purpose of theprogram?The purpose of AVID Excel is to help long-termEnglish Learners exit the ELD program and starton the pathway to college. By high school, thegoal is for AVID Excel students to enter AVID andcollege-prep classes.The purpose of the AVID program is to takestudents in the academic-middle (C’s and B’s)and prepare them for the rigor of college prepclasses and college itself.Once AVID students arein high school, most are “A” and “B” students.The purpose of the GATE program is to offerenriched and accelerated learning opportunitiesto meet the particular abilities of the studentswho are identified as being academically gifted.The purpose of the Scholars program is to placeour most successful children in a cohort of theschool’s brightest and hardest working students.Most are GATE-identified, but this is not arequirement to join the program.Who is the typical student inthis program?(List based on work of J. Szabos)A student in AVID Excel usually:- Knows the answers some of the time- Is interested, but may need added inspiration- Has good ideas, but needs help expressing them- Listen with interest, but can miss information- Needs 5-6 repetitions for mastery- Completes assignments, with added support- Copies, but may have mistakes- Enjoys school, but can become discouraged- Absorbs some, but not all information- May or may not be pleased with own learningA student in AVID usually:- Knows the answers- Is interested- Has good ideas- Listens with interest- Needs 3-4 repetitions for mastery- Completes assignments- Copies accurately- Enjoys school- Absorbs information- Is pleased with own learningA student in GATE usually:- Asks the questions- Is highly curious- Has creative, imaginative ideas- Shows strong feelings & opinions- Needs 2-3 repetitions for mastery- Initiates projects- Creates a new design- Enjoys learning- Manipulates information- Can be highly self-criticalA student in Scholars usually:- Asks the questions- Is highly curious- Has creative, imaginative ideas- Shows strong feelings & opinions- Needs 1-2 repetitions for mastery- Initiates projects- Creates a new design- Enjoys learning- Manipulates information- Can be highly self-criticalHow do students enter theprogram?Recruitment based on entering 7thgrade as anEnglish Learner who has been in US schools for 5or more years. Students typically score in thebasic/middle range on grade-level tests and arelabeled as a “Level-3 Intermediate” EnglishLearner on the annual CELDT Test.
Last Updated: Fall 2016Created by Mr. S. Matthew Blomberg, Tomas Rivera Middle School (Contributions by J. Dantuono, G. McWhorter, C. Evans & L. Cervantez)1

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