To register for the AP Summer Institute visit our website at www.esc16.net. or contact Gloria Mendoza, 806-677-5067 email@example.com For more information , you can contact: Susan Poteet Region 16 ESC Education Specialist Secondary Language Arts/Writing 806-677-5182 or firstname.lastname@example.org 5800 Bell Street, Amarillo, TX. 79109 This AP Summer Institute has been endorsed by: * College Board, AP, Advanced Placement Program, AP Vertical Terms, Pre-AP, and the acorn logo are registered trademarks of the College Board. Used with permission. AP* Calculus AP* Chemistry Date: June 20-23, 2011 Date: June 27-30, 2011 Session: #256652 Session: #256659 Time: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Time: 8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Location: High Plains Room Location: Coronado Lab Fee: $450 for contracting districts Fee: $450 for contracting districts $1,000 for non-contracting districts $1,000 for non-contracting districts AP* Calculus AP* Chemistry Course Description Course Description This session is specifically designed to assist interested teachers in building a The Chemistry Institute will focus on exam construction and grading, teach- successful AP* Calculus AB course. The week will include: ing strategies and teaching content/review of material in Chemistry. Included Analysis of the current curriculum in the institute will be: Examination and discussion of various teaching strategies that reflect the What and how much content, laboratory and assessment is needed for a current philosophy and goals of the course quality program An overview of the AP* program Student test taking skills to improve achievement Suggestions for pacing and sequencing of concepts Demonstrations A study of numerous AP* level problems Laboratory (a minimum of 3 laboratory periods) Activities with graphing calculators (T1-84+, T1-89) Encouragement of post-institute networking among participants Review of the AP* Exam including format, scoring standards, and student Special topic material on equilibrium responses Discussion of the grading process from the perspective of an AP* Reader An overview of resources and materials available to AP* teachers Teachers should bring a graphing calculator and a USB memory Richard Schwenz stick with them. Richard Schwenz is a professor of general chemistry and physical chemistry at the University of Northern Colorado. He has read the AP* Chemistry Free James Howell Response questions for the last ten years and been a table leader at the read- ing. He is a College Board endorsed consultant for the Western Region in James Howell is currently employed by the Dallas Public School District as an chemistry. At UNC, he has worked with pre-service and in-service high AP* Honors Mathematics teacher. He has received the Dallas Foundation Out- school teachers in developing their content knowledge skills. standing Teacher Award for the past two years. Mr. Howell has been a College Board Consultant for the past nine years and an AP* Reader for both the AB and BC Calculus exams for the past six years.
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