You want to generate life-long impact. We blend teaching experience, learning science, and expert recommendations to meet the most rigorous classroom demands.
1Developed with Leading Experts
AMSCO® Advanced Placement® coursebooks exemplify our approach to developing solutions. Our authors, consultants, and reviewers serve as College Board Consultants, APSI Instructors, Table Leaders, Exam Readers, and AP® test-item writers. Their teaching experience, in-depth content knowledge, and experience with College Board curriculum and exams are the reason our coursebooks are the number one choice of AP® teachers across the country.
AP® U.S. Government and Politics Reader, James Madison Fellow, College Board National Consultant and Test Item Writer
Charles D. Schallhorn
30 year teacher, AP® Psychology Reader, College Board Presenter, Curriculum Developer on Educator.com
College Board Table Leader, AP® Reader, APSI Instructor, IB Psychology Examiner, Teacher of the Year Finalist
1989 National Christa McAuliffe Fellow, College Board Consultant, APSI Instructor
College Board Test Developer and Consultant, NCGE Distinguished Geography Teacher 2007
College Board National Consultant and Test Item Writer, NCGE Distinguished Geography Teacher 2012
2Built on Learning Science
RETRIEVAL and SPACED PRACTICE enhances recall and consolidates understanding.
FREQUENT FEEDBACK develops students' metacognitive abilities and helps them become self-directed learners.
INTERLEAVING increases content mastery.
EMBRACING DIFFICULTIES builds perseverance.
What happens once we publish materials? We listen and learn!
We are constantly looking for ways to improve your classroom experience. As a result, we change and adapt based on what you need so the materials we publish today are based on countless hours of real classroom use.
"The more I used the text [Literature & Thought] with the students, the more impressed I became. I enjoyed this more than any other text in my years of teaching."
—English/Drama Teacher Shenandoah Valley Academy New Market, Virginia
"I've used the AMSCO® book in AP® U.S. History for over a decade. It is written by classroom teachers which makes it particularly practical and useful for relevant review."
—Social Studies Department Chair Lincoln Northeast High School Lincoln, Nebraska
"I really liked the digital text because it was interactive. The animations helped me see what the problem would look like in physical reality and made the material more interesting."