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Pre-AP Strategies: AP Vertical Teams for Mathematics

In this workshop for middle and high school teachers, you will learn how to strengthen an AP® Vertical Team and create a curriculum that emphasizes key concepts of mathematics at all levels of instruction. Through the implementation and vertical articulation of concrete strategies, you will gain a deeper understanding of the skills and knowledge students need in college-level courses.

Length: 1 or 2 days

Learning Outcomes

After attending this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Align a curriculum across grade levels by organizing instruction around the key concepts of mathematics.
  • Identify, develop, and use mathematical problems and activities that formatively assess students’ understanding of key concepts, problem-solving methods, and reasoning skills.
  • Adapt AP Exam free-response questions as a vertical alignment strategy.
  • Create an action plan for sustaining the AP Vertical Team.

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