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Pre-AP Strategies: AP Vertical Teams in World Languages and Culture

This one- or two-day workshop is intended for middle and high school teachers who will be building or strengthening an AP® Vertical Team. You will acquire the tools and standards-based instructional strategies needed for engaging students, aligning a curriculum, and creating an action plan for your AP World Languages Vertical Team.

Learning outcomes

After attending this workshop, you will be able to:

  • Implement a thematic approach to instruction using standards-based strategies for curriculum development.
  • Align a world language and culture curriculum vertically across grade levels.
  • Build an AP Vertical Team or strengthen an existing one.
  • Create an action plan for your AP Vertical Team.
  • Understand and incorporate the National Standards for Foreign Language Learning in the 21st Century within a thematic curricular alignment.
  • Transfer new strategies to classroom practice.

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