Writing allows students to support thinking about new content and demonstrate their understanding, therefore is a great tool to use across a range of content area classes. Checkout these examples below of writing across content areas.
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Geometry Students are using writing and real world connections to understand mathematical laws.
Amanda Vogel has been teaching since 2007. With a background in special education and literacy instruction, I have been teaching in AVID schools for my entire career. I have seen first hand the powerful impact that AVID can have both on student in the elective class but also in supporting school wide improvements that works for all students. I am by no means an expert, but I hope that by sharing the experiences at our school we can build a community together.