Calling All AP Educators! Get Ready for APSI and PBL 2022.

July 11-14

We're excited to announce that our Advanced Placement Summer Institute will be offered in-person! You're invited to learn the latest instructional strategies for AP classes, collaborate with fellow teachers, and find new ways to challenge and inspire your students.

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.

We'll be accepting registrations starting in January 2022.

This program is endorsed by the College Board.

Tuition

  • Non-Credit
    • Early Bird: $795 (Register by July 1)
    • Regular Rate: $845
  • For Credit
    • Early Bird: $945 (Register by July 1)
    • Regular Rate: $995
  • Biology Only
    • Early Bird (non-credit): $825 (Register by July 1)
    • Regular Rate (non-credit): $875
    • Early Bird (credit): $975 (Register by July 1)
    • Regular Rate (credit): $1,025

Note

We are also hosting two of College Board's new AP Project-Based Learning Series. The AP Project-Based Learning Series helps teachers adopt a project-based instructional approach that anchors their AP course into five projects, which collectively address all of the content and skills required for college credit.

Subjects being offered June 13-16 and July 11-14:
Project-Based Learning for AP Environmental Science
Project-Based Learning for AP U.S. Government and Politics

Choose Your Course

ENGLISH

English Language and Composition for Beginning 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.

English Language and Composition for Advanced Instructors

Help students deal with pre-20th century prose; rhetorical analysis; argumentation writing; and hands-on curriculum development. Designed for teachers who have taught AP for more than two years.

English Literature and Composition 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.

HISTORY AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

US History

Methods for teaching AP US history through both a chronological and thematic approach from colonial America to the present.

World History

Discussion includes appropriate instructional practices and methods for integrating technology into the curriculum, grading rubrics, and methods for building a successful AP program.

Macroeconomics

Methods to improve students’ performance on the AP exam, ways to develop or update a course syllabus and examination of currently available resources for teaching AP Macroeconomics.

Human Geography

Learn to guide your AP students to become more geoliterate, more engaged in contemporary global issues, and more multicultural in their viewpoints.

MATH AND COMPUTER SCIENCE

Calculus AB

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.

Computer Science Principles

The major areas of study organized around creativity, abstraction, data, and information, algorithms, programming, the internet, and global impact. Discuss learning objects which will be the targets of assessment for the AP course.

SCIENCES

Biology

Covers curriculum content, strategies, criteria, materials, the required labs and methods for using biotechnology, probeware and computers when teaching AP Biology.

Physics I

Particular attention will be paid to developing new material for Physics I. A non-calculus approach will be used, but AP Physics C teachers will also benefit from these discussions, as this has been an area of weakness.

Environmental Science

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.

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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