The University of Washington presents:
Demystifying AP World Languages and Cultures & Building a Program that Leads to Success in AP
Marcia Arndt & David Jahner
Directors Curriculum and Content Development, AP World Languages and Cultures The College Board 8/22/2015 Thomson 101University of Washington, Seattle
REGISTRATION CLOSES ON AUGUST 17th
The University of Washington will offer a one-day AP World Languages Workshop on Saturday, August 22, 2015. The speakers are the directors of the AP WL from the College Board, Marcia Arndt and David Jahner. Educators involve in administrating and/or teaching Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish are welcome to attend. Workshop program and online registration will become available soon. People interested can contact Kristi Roundtree if they have questions. This FREE workshop is open to the public, and high school teachers will receive six clock hours if they attend the workshop in its entirety.
To ensure attendance, there is a $10 registration fee that will be returned to each participant on the day of the workshop. Registration includes six Washington State clock hours and a box lunch. To receive clock hours you need to sign in, attend the entire workshop, and fill our the workshop evaluation form. There will be no partial clock-hours given.
- Understand a brief history of the Advance Placement (AP) Program in general and the AP World Languages and Cultures program specifically
- Understand how AP World Languages and Cultures exams are designed, created, administered, and scored
- Learn how to access many free and new resources from AP Central and the Online Teacher Communities
- Learn how to become involved in AP World Languages and Cultures
- Learn how to develop a strong world language department that will lead to success in AP World Languages and Cultures
- Build a toolbox of effective strategies and resources
- Discuss and share specific strategies and resources to develop student performance in the three modes of communication