AP® World History

This course is designed for new and veteran Advance Placement World History teachers. It will cover the requirements of an AP class, tips for organizing the course, and strategies to positively impact student achievement. We will take an in-depth look at the changes to the course (including the new scope of the AP test, resources in AP Classroom, and changes to test registration)  and discuss how it will impact our classrooms and pacing for the school year.

Participants should bring the following:

All participants will need to bring a lap top.  Most participant materials will be digital. 

Course Outline (Subject to Change):

Day 1: 

  • Introductions
  • Understanding the thematic learning objectives and key concepts
  • Overview of the AP exam
  • Syllabus requirements
  • Tour of AP Audit and AP Central 

Day 2:

  • Chronological reasoning
  • Comparison and contextualization
  • Crafting an historical argument

Day 3:

  • Primary and secondary source analyzation
  • Document-based question essays

Day 4:

  • AP Exam information
  • Multiple-choice questions
  • Short-answer questions
  • Long essay questions
  • AP Classroom
  • Changes in AP test registration

Instructor

Mason Logerot Mason Logerot has been teaching middle-school and high-school history courses in the Central Texas area for 16 years and has been teaching AP history for the last 11 years. Since 2015, he has traveled around the country as a World History consultant for the College Board and as a trainer and curriculum developer for AP Insight.  When he is not in the classroom or on the road, you will find Mason running, biking, or playing soccer in the backyard with his wife, two boys, and black lab.