The WICOR is the the basis for the AVID curriculum. WICOR- stands for Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization and Reading. Rigorous Curriculum is used to challenge students in order to prepare them for success and the road to higher education. In this picture you see avid inquiry at work. Inquiry based instruction is used to teach students to ask higher level questions and check for understanding, so that the students can take charge of their own learning.