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  1. AP® World History: How to DBQ
    21
    Apr

    AP® World History: How to DBQ

    As the AP® World History Exam draws closer, students will begin to stress about the required essays they will write as part of the exam. The Document-Based Question essay can be particularly challenging for students. Download Senior Reviewer Phil Cox's walkthrough of the DBQ helping both teachers and students to understand the DBQ writing process better.

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  2. Acing the AP® Gov Exam: FRQ #3
    21
    Apr

    Acing the AP® Gov Exam: FRQ #3

    Follow along with author David Wolfford as he walks through key strategies and tips for students as they think through their approach to FRQ #3. Sample FRQ #3 and rubric included! 

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  3. AP® European History Review: Key Concepts & Dates
    21
    Apr

    AP® European History Review: Key Concepts & Dates

    Do you need some ideas or extra support helping students review for the AP® European History Exam? Join Lou Gallo as he shares content review resources and explains strategies that he has used successfully with his students.

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  4. AP® World Lesson Plan: Gender, Women, and the Plow
    16
    Apr

    AP® World Lesson Plan: Gender, Women, and the Plow

    Gender and power are key themes in our world: both past and present. Women, especially, have been fighting for equality and power for generations. But where did this gender and power separation begin?    

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  5. Acing the AP® United States Government & Politics Exam with David Wolfford
    02
    Apr

    Acing the AP® United States Government & Politics Exam with David Wolfford

    David Wolfford, author of AP® U.S. Government & Politics by AMSCO® gives a sneak peak of what to expect at his upcoming webinar on April 8th at 7:30pm EST. Register for free at the link inside!

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  6. #APLangTop5 Session 5: A Focus on Line of Reasoning
    11
    Mar

    #APLangTop5 Session 5: A Focus on Line of Reasoning

    In the final session of our #APLangTop5 series, we cover Line of Reasoning. During the session we offer concrete definitions, reading activities, and writing exercises that assist students in building their understanding of how to not only comprehend a line of reasoning, but also produce their own.

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  7. #APLangTop5 Session 4: Providing & Explaining Commentary
    25
    Feb

    #APLangTop5 Session 4: Providing & Explaining Commentary

    In this session of our #APLangTop5 Most Difficult Concept Series, we focus on concretely explaining what commentary is, why it matters in the context of each essay format, and how to scaffold instruction so that students understand how to create analysis and logical coherence within their responses.

     

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  8. Getting to Know an Editor: Joseph Bianchi, AP® Social Studies
    18
    Feb

    Getting to Know an Editor: Joseph Bianchi, AP® Social Studies

    Get to know one of our editors, Joseph Bianchi, who specializes in AP® Social Studies. Joe answers our questions about how he carries over his 25 years of teaching experience to editing, what his favorite decade is, and reveals one of his hidden talents!

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  9. #APLangTop5 Session 3: Generating Evidence & Effective Quote Integrations
    11
    Feb

    #APLangTop5 Session 3: Generating Evidence & Effective Quote Integrations

    In the two sessions of the third installment of our series, “The Top 5 Most Difficult Concepts to Teach in an AP® Language Course...and how to conquer!", we focus on generating evidence for the argument essay and integrating source material in paragraphs for the synthesis essay question.

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  10. Getting to Know David Wolfford, Author of AP® United States Government & Politics
    04
    Feb

    Getting to Know David Wolfford, Author of AP® United States Government & Politics

    Get to know the author of our AP® United States Government & Politics textbook. David Wolfford answers our questions about how he maintains his love of teaching AP® Government, his tricks for memorizing student names, and his #1 classroom rule! 

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  11. #APLangTop5 Session 2: Writing for Sophistication
    28
    Jan

    #APLangTop5 Session 2: Writing for Sophistication

    Over the course of three sessions, Lauren and I use the language from the College Board released exam rubrics to inspire strategies that will enhance sophistication in students’ analysis and argument writing. Each video provides instruction on how to not only potentially earn the sophistication point, but also explains how to provide specific, concrete scaffolds to encourage student growth.

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  12. #APLangTop5 Session 1: Teaching the Rhetorical Situation & Identifying Rhetorical Choices
    15
    Jan

    #APLangTop5 Session 1: Teaching the Rhetorical Situation & Identifying Rhetorical Choices

    Need extra support teaching AP® English Language and Composition? We’ve got you covered! Join our co-authors, Timm Freitas and Lauren Peterson—current AP® teacher leaders and nationally known consultants—as they break down the most difficult concepts and offer step-by-step tips and skill-building resources.

     

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