:: 2014 AP* Summer Institutes at UT Austin
AP US History for Experienced AP Teachers
Institute Code AP14011
The AP United States History Institute will include:
• A focus on the NEW AP US History Curriculum Framework and
how to modify what teachers have been doing in the past.
• Preparing students for the NEW APUSH EXAM.
Participants should bring:
• Their current APUSH textbook
• Successful lessons used in the past
• School calendars
• Flash drives
• Notebooks ready to prepare NEW lesson plans.
Although the above is the overall focus, there will also be content lectures and field trips.
Lead Consultant: Marsha Gray-Scholze
Marsha Gray-Scholze taught AP United States History at Carroll Senior High School in Southlake, TX. She had 30 years in education, including 13 in Advanced Placement. Ms. Gray-Scholze has been an AP Exam Reader for the last 11 years, five years serving as a Table Leader and is now an Exam Leader. Ms. Gray-Scholze additionally serves as a consultant for Vertical Teaming for Social Studies as well as Pre-AP Strategies for History and the Social Sciences, and several other College Board workshops. She is a graduate of North Texas State University (BA) and Southern Methodist University (MLA). She has been honored in Who’s Who Among American Teachers and spent a summer of study in India as a Fulbright-Hays scholar.
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• Overview of changes
• Focus on the Historical Thinking Skills driving the Social Sciences.
• Preparing students for writing the Historical Argument.
• Crafting lesson plans that can be shared by all.