2024 Dates and Session Offerings Coming January 2024!
Developed in collaboration with College Board, this summer program spotlights the latest instructional strategies for teaching AP classes. By keeping up-to-date with AP course content, learning the latest instructional strategies, and approaches to grading procedures, you will be able to provide students with an intellectual experience comparable to their freshman year at college.
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English Language and Composition Combined for Beginning & Advanced Teachers
Prepare students to take the AP Exam, concepts in rhetoric, and analyzing reasoning and expression of ideas in prose passages; expository, analytical and argumentative writing. Discuss writing for college and life success.
English Literature for Beginning Teachers
Examination of content, focus, and assessment of the AP Exam, and ways to use poetic devices and character analysis to analyze literary texts. Explore instructional strategies, and discuss challenges presented by our current culture of frequently distracted nonreaders.
HISTORY AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
Methods for teaching AP U.S. History through both a chronological and thematic approach from colonial America to the present, with particular focus on building the writing skills necessary for students to be successful.
Discussion includes appropriate instructional practices and methods for integrating technology into the curriculum, grading rubrics and methods for building a successful AP Program.
Government and Politics - U.S.
This redesigned AP U.S. Government and Politics course explores the new curriculum which combines disciplinary skills with a deep understanding of political concepts. The content is aligned with a one-semester introductory college course, prepares students for advanced political science coursework, and helps them become active, informed participants in our constitutional democracy. Learn how to introduce key political subjects that characterize the constitutional system and political culture of the U.S. today.
Learn to guide your AP students to become more geoliterate, more engaged in contemporary global issues, and more multicultural in their viewpoints. Understand the systematic study of patterns and processes that have shaped human understanding, use, and alteration of Earth's surface.
Micro and Macroeconomics
Instruction includes methods to improve students performance on the AP Exam, ways to develop or update a course syllabus and examination of current available resources for teaching AP Micro and Macroeconomics.
MATH AND COMPUTER SCIENCE
Explore topics of AP calculus AB including the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. The ability of technology to quickly compute an approximation to a definite integral has opened up easy solutions and new approaches to old problems.
Statistical procedures and concepts in exploratory data analysis; linear and nonlinear regressions; student projects; use of technology; assessment practices and design of studies using random selection and statistical inference. AP Exam preparation and grading, issues related to pacing, the World Wide Web, and implementing hands-on classroom activities are incorporated throughout the course.
The content of the AP Precalculus syllabus, curriculum framework, AP classroom, mathematical practices and instructional approaches will be analyzed. Strategies for presenting solutions on the Advanced Placement test will also be presented. This professional learning experience equips you with a deeper understanding of the course framework, exam, and instructional supports.
Covers curriculum content, strategies, criteria, materials, the required labs and methods for using biotechnology, probe-ware and computers when teaching AP Biology. Discuss content in three major topics: molecules and cells, heredity and evolution, and organisms and population.
Become familiar with AP Physics 1 course framework, learning objectives, scientific practices, and prepare for the AP audit. Develop effective instructional strategies and lessons to engage students in inquiry-based investigations, and use common lab equipment and digital probe-ware to collect accurate data.
Examines important features of the required curriculum including earth systems and resources, the living world, population, land and water use, energy resources and consumption, pollution and global change.
An introduction to the systematic and scientific study of human behavior and mental processes. Explore and apply psychological theories, key concepts, and phenomena associated with such topics as the biological bases of behavior, sensation and perception, learning and cognition, motivation, and more.
WORLD LANGUAGES AND CULTURE
Spanish Language and Culture
The AP exam, how it is scored and how to prepare students to take it are discussed through an analysis of student work. Many materials written in Spanish, including newspapers, magazines, and modern literature, are studied.
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