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Sunday, February 23 • 8:00am - 8:45am
Using AVID Strategies to Support & Accelerate Learning for Gifted Students

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AVID's proven learning support structure known as WICOR, incorporates teaching and learning methodologies in the critical areas of Writing to Learn, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, and Reading to Learn. How does WICOR support our gifted and talented students? How do we provide differentiated strategies to support GATE students with organization? In this session we will take a deeper dive into using collaborative structures to engage gifted students in inquiry-based discussions to challenge and motivate their learning.


Paul LaPorte

AVID District Director, Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District
Paul La Porte is the AVID District Director for the Placentia-Yorba Linda Unified School District. Paul is masterful at supporting sites with the integration of GATE and AVID. He has seen first hand how AVID strategies, have supported the needs of the gifted and talented populations... Read More →
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Traci Grove

AVID Associate Area Director, AVID
Traci Grove, an educator for over 30 years, serves as a California Division, AVID Program Manager. Traci supports over 248 K-12 AVID sites in Orange County. Facilitator for a variety of AVID Professional Learning strands, Traci is strategic at helping educators use AVID core strategies... Read More →

Sunday February 23, 2020 8:00am - 8:45am PST