This interactive session is designed to support both new and experienced teachers of Advanced Placement® European History. The course will cover both the content and pedagogy of teaching AP® European History. The session will include conversations on improving student engagement, student performance on the AP® exam, and the content outlined in the key concepts and themes of the Course and Exam Description
Participants can expect to explore and evaluate best practices as well as content. Historical content will include the most recently added theme of technology as well as other topics. Teaching strategies will include how to scaffold and develop historical thinking skills as well as document analysis. We will also focus on essay writing as well as take a look an in-depth look at the different elements of AP® exam; specific emphasis will be placed on the DBQ, the long essay, and the short answer questions. Participants will also explore classroom and online resources to support their practice.