This Summer Institute is designed for teachers of AP Statistics, those new to the course, or experienced, but desiring new strategies and methods to improve their teaching.
You will learn to:
- Understand and manage the scope of the AP course
- Become familiar with the AP exam
- Become familiar with the reading process
- Use the TI-84, Fathom, and Minitab in the presentation of course materials
The role of the College Board and ETS in the administration of the AP program will be presented and there will be an overview of the AP syllabus content with emphasis on topics of concern to participants. A complete review of the scoring of the 2012 AP examination will be given. The focus is on bringing the best teaching techniques and strategies to the classroom. You are encouraged to bring a laptop.
Instructor: Dr. Joseph Oechsle has taught at the Malvern Preparatory School for 35 years - AP Calculus AB and BC, AP Statistics, AP Latin, AP German, Comparative Religions, Logic, Introduction to Philosophy, and all levels of mathematics. He serves as an adjunct in mathematics at St. Joseph's University, Villanova University, and Montgomery County Community College. He also serves as a faculty consultant to the College Board, the Kentucky Science and Technology Corporation, and Project Reach in New York. He has read the AP Calculus and AP Statistics examination and now is an AP Table Leader in Statistics.
Course Number: EDU 524 section: TBA
(3 graduate credits or 2 in-service credits)
June 29 - July 2; 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Suffolk Center, 7180 Republic Airport, Farmingdale
Tuition and Fees: Graduate: $900 or In-Service: $795
Application & Registration Instructions
The AP* Summer Institutes may either be taken for 3 graduate credits for $900 (no additional fees) or on a non-credit basis for in-service credits for $795 (no additional fees). You tuition includes: complimentary continental breakfast and lunch each day, approved College Board materials, complimentary textbooks (depending upon the institute) and a binder of handouts from the instructor.
You must attend each day to receive in-service credit. If you are taking the course for graduate credit, in addition to attending the institute each day, there is a project that is due within 2 weeks of the conclusion of the institute.
The registration deadline is three weeks prior to the start date of each institute. Late registration may be possible if space and materials are still available.
The application and registration process differs depending upon the type of credit that you would like to receive. Please click here for either graduate or non-credit (in-service) application and registration procedures.
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