Thinking Like a Political Scientist

Video created by Classroom Compass Administrator on May 2, 2019

    Karen discusses the importance of thinking like a political scientist.


    Karen Waples has taught since 1999, and is now at Holy Family High School in Colorado. She teaches AP® U.S. Government and Politics and AP® Comparative Government and she also conducts AP® workshops and institutes throughout the country. Karen was a member of the Curriculum Redesign Committee for the AP® U.S. Government and Politics course. Before becoming a teacher Karen was a trial attorney from 1985–1989. She received the Colorado Governor’s Award for Excellence in Education in 1997 and was recognized as a Cherry Creek High School teacher of the year in 2002.


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