Kate Kingsbury

Fall 2017 Webinar Recording Archive

Blog Post created by Kate Kingsbury on Nov 10, 2017

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AP® Language Q&A Panel with Renee Shea, Robin Aufses, and Megan Pankiewicz

Tuesday, November 2, 2017

Join the authors of The Language of Composition for an informative recap of the AP® Language Exam followed by a Question and Answer session where our amazing team of authors answers questions submitted by teachers.

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Building the Foundation: AP® English

Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 6:00 PM EST

Authors John Golden, Tracy Scholz, and Renee Shea will identify and describe the essential skills and knowledge that ninth grade students need to practice and develop in order to be prepared for and be successful in an AP® English class in the future.

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Results from the 2017 AP® Statistics Exam

Thursday, November 2, 2017 at 6:30 PM EST

Join Daren Starnes and Josh Tabor, authors of The Practice of Statistics and Question Leaders at the AP® Reading, as they review Questions #2 and #6 of the FRQs from the 2017 AP® Statistics Exam. Daren and Josh will also share a few reflections on the other four FRQs, highlighting what was interesting or revealing about those questions in terms of student performance.

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Electrifying Society: An Important APES Concept

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 6:00 PM EST

Electrifying Society: An Important APES Concept and a Link to Carbon Neutrality. The US has begun converting many devices to electricity including cars, home heaters and hot water heaters. There are many advantages to “fuel switching” from fossil fuels to electricity including increased efficiency, convenience and perhaps most importantly, a greater ability to utilize zero-carbon sources of energy. This “electrifying the grid" is often referred to as decarbonizing the economy. This webinar will explain these concepts in connection with the APES course and as a pathway to achieving carbon neutrality in our nation and the world.

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Sullivan's Calculus for the AP® Course: A Discussion

Tuesday, November 14, 2017 at 6:00 PM EST

Join award-winning mathematicians and authors, Michael Sullivan, Emeritus Professor of Mathematics at Chicago State University, and Kathleen MIranda, Emeritus Assoc. Professor at SUNY, in conjunction with their high school colleague, Owen Glennon, a 40+ year AP® teacher, as they talk with AP® Calculus teachers and answer questions about their cutting edge program, the AP® Calculus course and the exam.

Register here: https://bfwpub.webex.com/bfwpub/onstage/g.php?MTID=e9427f6ca71bd3d438e404c2586aae4ab

Password: calculus

Recording coming soon!

 

Scoring with Poetry

Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at 6:30 PM EST

In this webinar, Robin Aufses and Renee Shea, coauthors of Lit & Comp 2e will discuss strategies to both engage students in poetry and succeed on the AP® Exam. The lower scores on the 2017 exam point to the need for clear strategies to read poetry critically and write analytical interpretations under the pressures of time. By approaching poetry through the lens of language and argument, participants will explore how to avoid "beating [the poem] with a hose/ to find out what it really means," but instead to "walk inside the poem's room/ and feel the walls for a light switch," as former poet laureate Billy Collins writes in "Introduction to Poetry." The webinar leaders will focus on two specific poems in depth and offer suggestions for lesson plans for two others, one of which has appeared on the AP® Lit exam.

Register at: https://bfwpub.webex.com/bfwpub/onstage/g.php?MTID=ec7a83f3d95c1445ab71edfe584b362ae

Password: GeiM4m94

Recording coming soon!

 

Teaching Cycles of Immigration and Nativism in U.S

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 at 6:00 PM EST

Robert Self, Brown University - RI, and Rebecca Edwards, Vassar College - NY, will discuss cycles of immigration and nativism using excerpts from diaries, letters, and speeches; cartoons; song lyrics; census data; party platforms; and quotations from secondary works of scholarship. They will compare "immigration periods" and explore how and why successive waves of mass immigration have prompted different political and policy responses. The interconnections of legal, cultural, political, and economic issues will also be considered in each period.

Register at: https://bfwpub.webex.com/bfwpub/onstage/g.php?MTID=e0f32b2541b31242c44d4ecd2a4c016d0

Password: APUSH

Recording coming soon!

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