Understanding Early Modern World History as Global History

Understanding Early Modern World History as Global History

On the recommendations of many skilled world history teachers I recently read the fourth edition of Robert Marks’s The Origins of the Modern World. My review on Goodreads is succinct and reflects this context: “believe the hype.” The book emphasizes...
Study Exchange Networks in AP World History: Modern This Week

Study Exchange Networks in AP World History: Modern This Week

This week’s live reviews of AP World History: Modern on Fiveable will cover key skills and content for exchange networks between  c. 1200 CE and c. 1450 CE. The College Board refers to these topics as Unit 2: Networks of Exchange, but some classes might be...

AP World History – All Past Prompts by Topic

We’ve compiled a sortable list of all the AP World past prompts! The AP World History essays (or all written portions) are 60% of the exam including short-answer questions (SAQs), long-essay questions (LEQs), and document-based questions (DBQs). It’s...
How to Move on When Your Students’ AP Scores were Low

How to Move on When Your Students’ AP Scores were Low

Your students’ AP scores were low.  What do you do now?  Presumably, you’re pretty upset.  But, keep in mind that these are your students’ scores, not yours.  You didn’t take the test, they did.  Their scores are not a reflection of your value. However,...
AP World History Podcasts

AP World History Podcasts

Podcasts are a great way for students and teachers to build knowledge. As a World History teacher I always have more to learn, especially as I work to decolonize the curriculum while encouraging critical thinking. I want my students to think complexly; therefore,he I...
Advice for New AP World History Teachers

Advice for New AP World History Teachers

AP World History is going through a huge change this summer as teachers prepare for the new AP World History: Modern course. But, the people most anxious about teaching the course in fall may be the teachers least affected by these changes: those teaching AP World...