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What's Changing in AP

Learn more about new courses and courses undergoing changes over the next few years.

Submission Window Ends Feb. 28

This year's contest invites high school students to write an essay analyzing and interpreting a work of art.

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Join more than 13,000 college faculty members and AP teachers at the 2016 AP Reading.

2016 APSI Scholarships: Deadline Extended
Qualifying educators interested in teaching AP Computer Science Principles this fall can apply for two types of 2016 AP Summer Institute scholarships. The deadline is Feb. 29.

Download Practice Exams by January 31
Practice exams in your AP Course Audit account will be unavailable in February due to annual site maintenance. If you think you'll need them before March 1, remember to download them by January 31.

New Online Resources
AP European History and AP U.S. History teachers can access new online resources that provide sample free-response questions to use with their students, video modeling of key instructional strategies, and resources to help implement these strategies in their classrooms.

AP U.S. History Updates
The 2015 edition of the AP U.S. History Course and Exam Description and updated rubrics for the AP history document-based questions and long essays are now available.

Davidson Next Offers Free Online AP Professional Development Modules
AP professional development materials that target challenging course topics are currently available in Calculus, Macroeconomics, and Physics 1 & 2.

2015-16 Redesigned Courses
Information about the AP Art History and AP European History redesigns is now available on the course home pages on this site.

Updated and revised courses taking effect in 2016-17
Learn more about upcoming changes to AP World History and AP Calculus.

Nine Teachers Leading the Technology Revolution
This report, in partnership with Phi Delta Kappa International and the National Writing Project, profiles the work of nine dedicated teachers using technology to enhance student engagement across diverse subject and content areas.

Teachers Are the Center of Education: Profiles of Eight Teachers
This new report, created in partnership with Phi Delta Kappa International, documents a day in the life of eight teachers.  Each of their stories highlights the critical importance of teachers and salutes their great work.


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