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AP® Macroeconomics for New and Experienced Teachers

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This workshop will be held at the UTSA Main Campus from August 2 - 5, 2016.

Workshop Description

The purpose of this institute is to give teachers an understanding of the expectations of the AP® Macroeconomics course. This course will cover syllabus development and course organization, resources available to assist both the teacher and the student, and methods for improving student performance on the AP® exam.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identifying the basic graphs and concepts that students will need to be successful in AP® Macro
  • Developing strategies to help the students master these concepts
  • Reviewing resources available for the AP® teacher

What Participants Should Bring

  • Paper, pencil
  • laptop or tablet
  • Flash drive
  • New teachers should bring the textbook (if they know it) that they will be using
  • Experienced teachers may bring a successful lesson plan to share

Instructor Bio

Mary Wolters recently retired from teaching AP® Macroeconomics, AP® Microeconomics, and economics at Westlake High School, Austin, Texas. Before she began her teaching career, she worked as an urban planning/economic consultant in Austin and Denver, Colorado, with a focus on environmental impact studies and land use planning.

For the last several years she has been an AP® Economics exam reader for ETS/College Board as well as an AP® Economics Consultant for the College Board, presenting one- and two-day workshops and week-long institutes. She has a B.A. in economics from Tulane University, New Orleans, Louisiana., and a M.S. in Community and Regional Planning from the University of Texas, Austin, Texas.

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