:: 2014 AP* Summer Institutes at UT Austin

Pre-AP Middle School Math for New Pre-AP Teachers

Institute Code AP14005
June 16-19, 2014, 8:00AM to 4:45PM
UT Thompson Conference Center
Registration is closed.

This Pre-AP Middle School Math for New Pre-AP Teachers session will focus on creating a learning environment anchored in the skills, concepts, and habits of mind needed for success in Advanced Placement math courses. This session is designed for middle school classes up to Algebra I (not including Algebra I).

The goals of the four-day session are to assist participants with:

  • Identifying the skills and concepts necessary for success in AP Math courses
  • Focusing on specific topics including problem solving, numerical fluency, inquiry based learning, calculator skills, algebraic functions, and graphical concepts.
  • Developing realistic and practical Pre-AP strategies, and a plan for implementation, to prepare their students for long-term academic success
  • Strategies to support all students

Participants should bring the following:

  • Curriculum requirements and/or standards (new math TEKS for Texas)
  • A successful lesson
  • Sticky notes
  • TI Graphing calculator (loaners will be available)

Lead Consultant: Rebecca Embry

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