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AP US History Course Changes

I will admit that motivated students who get a chance to engage in historical discussions in my classes are fortunate. My students discuss slavery in the textbook, as well as the historiographical arguments and debates that shapes textbooks. 73 more words


Ana J. Garcia

Title: Educator (Retired)
Company:  St. Peter’s Preparatory School
Location: Plantation, FL United States
Distinguished Member 218 more words


School Start-Up Stress

Wednesday was my first day back in my classroom for the 2015-16 school year.  I’m not being paid to be here, but I’m here because I’m redoing a lot of my classroom, and want to put it back together before we are required to be here next week.   1,458 more words

Get a Head Start on College While Still in High School With These Tips

The days of finishing a college career in four years is as modern as a CD Walkman. For the Spotify Generation, six years is increasingly the average time to complete a bachelor’s degree. 249 more words

College And Career Planning

Expanding Access to Advanced Placement

As president of the board of education for Illinois’ JS Morton High School District 201, Jeff Pesek effectively expanded access to advanced placement (AP) courses. Using the open-enrollment model, Jeff Pesek facilitated the introduction of pre-AP seminars and expanded course offerings that have made Morton 201 a statewide leader in Latino success in AP courses. 165 more words

Jeff Pesek

Have You Registered for 2015-2016 IOAPA?

We still have a month to go before IOAPA classes kick off for Fall 2015, but our registration deadline is quickly approaching! As a reminder, registration for full-year and fall semester IOAPA classes closes on… 48 more words

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5 Tips for Completing AP Summer Homework

Across the United States and abroad, thousands of high school students are enrolling in and preparing for Advanced Placement (or AP) courses. The AP curriculum is rigorous, and as a result, many AP programs assign homework during the summer. 828 more words