Teaching AP® Economics

EDUC X 394.15

This online course includes intensive sessions for teachers who are designing an AP® Economics course for their high school or planning to take over an existing program.

Starting at $775.00
As few as 6 weeks

What you can learn.

  • Understand the benefits and challenges of an AP® Economics course
  • Learn about the AP® program, timing, and scheduling decisions that must be made when offering the course
  • Get tips on establishing a classroom experience that inspires students to do their best work
  • Learn strategies for teaching and testing AP®-quality, multiple-choice questions, and free-response essays
  • Create your own syllabus for a two-semester AP® Economics course
  • Get recommendations on curriculum and book selection, source books, audiovisuals, and web-based learning opportunities

About this course:

This 45-hour equivalent course includes intensive sessions for teachers who are just beginning their experience in teaching an AP® economics course as well as those with experience who are looking for more innovative ways to teach the different concepts associated with AP® economics. Participants are introduced to the AP® economics course requirements and the format of the AP® economics exam through The College Board materials. Modules on different economic topics are covered, and participants develop lesson plans on these topics. Problems and questions from previously released AP® exams are used to relate both micro- and macroeconomics content to the concepts and principles addressed by the exams. The heart of the course focuses on the development of a course syllabus that meets the College Board requirements for recommended AP® economics curriculum.

Summer 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Patricia Brazill
69 days left. Enroll by Jun 8, 2020
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College Board workbook to be mailed prior to class start date. If a student requested a refund  $70 would be withheld.  This would cover the cost of workbook.  This amount would be withheld  in addition to the standard $30.00 nonrefundable amount.

When enrolling please provide a valid street address where a Federal Express shipment can be accepted as well as telephone number; P.O. box addresses cannot be used when a domestic address is invovled.  When a military address is invovled P.O. box addresses are acceptalbe such APO or FPO, etc.

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Enrollment limited.   $100.00 nonrefundable 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 26, 2020

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.
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