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AP Summer Institute

Advanced Placement* Summer Institute for High School AP* Teachers


2020 Registration will open April 13.

Northwestern University is pleased to offer teachers an Advanced Placement* Summer Institute that focuses on fifteen subject areas. This course-specific training is designed to support new and experienced AP* teachers in all aspects of AP* course content, organization, and methodology. Institute leaders are recognized members of the AP* teaching community who are dedicated to improving student achievement through effective support of AP* professionals.

Key elements of these AP* training sessions are:

  • Structuring AP* courses
  • Responding to student feedback
  • Utilizing a variety of proven teaching methods
  • Preparing students for the AP* test while keeping the subject matter engaging
  • Developing AP* exam-taking strategies
  • Reviewing released AP* exams
  • Diagnosing scores: what constitutes a 3, 4, or 5?
  • Potential graduate credit (extra work required for this credit)

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