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THREE WEEKS OF COURSES: July 15-18 · July 22-25 · July 29-August 1Note: courses will be Tuesday-Friday each of the three weeks.
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AP* AND PRE-AP* COURSES FOR NEW AND EXPERIENCED TEACHERS
AP* training equips high school teachers with the ability to teach college-level, subject-specific courses developed by the College Board and assessed by nationally standardized examinations for college credit or placement. Emphasis is placed on the course structure, pedagogy to cover the breadth of content, and assessment techniques, including grading and analyzing responses to AP* exams.
Pre-AP* training equips middle and high school teachers with strategies and tools they need to engage their students in learning that encourages critical thinking so that students develop habits of the mind necessary for success in AP* and college courses.
AP Vertical Teams* Guides from the College Board will be provided for all Pre-AP* participants.
Courses for NEW teachers are designed for teachers with less than two years of experience teaching the AP* or Pre-AP* course or those newly assigned to teach the course. These courses typically cover effective structuring of the course and teaching strategies, the breadth of the content, and appropriate assessment techniques.
Courses for EXPERIENCED teachers are for those who have taught the AP* or Pre-AP* course for two or more years. Discussions focus on teaching difficult concepts. Teachers typically exchange best practices and learn how to improve assessment.
ACADEMIES FOR HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS OF ADVANCED COURSESADVANCED TOPICS IN AP*Academies provide teachers with the opportunity to delve deeply into specific course content. Academy courses are for experienced AP teachers who have already attended a traditional AP Summer Institute. For more information on the Academies, please see our Academies page.
*College Board®, AP*, Advanced Placement Program* and Pre-AP* are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission.
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