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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...

Drafting the LEQ from the Inside Out with Eric Beckman

Choosing which long-essay question to write will be one of the last major decisions that students make for AP history this year. If a student understands all of the prompts, they should choose the topic for which they can think of the most  evidence. The reason for...

Best AP® World History Prep Books From a Former AP® World Student

Preparing to take the AP World test, and looking for methods to prepare? Definitely purchase a review book early on in the course (but it’s never too late)! Remember that these books are intended to support your learning in the classroom, and should be used alongside...

AP® World History: Major Changes Happening in 2019-2020

Considering taking AP World during the 2019-20 school year, and want to know what’s up? Be warned: there are some BIG (and controversial) changes to AP World, such as its split into two classes/new name to AP World: Modern, and cutting more than 9,000 years of world...