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AP® Art History

Workshop Description

This session is designed for both new and experienced AP® art history high school teachers. For the 2019-2020 school year teachers will have access to new online resources including an AP® Question Bank and student Personal Progress Checks. The revised 2019-2020 AP® course and exam description includes more clearly defined art historical thinking skills.

This session will explore these changes and resources and help teachers apply strategies to become more successful within their classroom. Participants will revise their teaching pedagogies to create more intentionality in their instruction, receive help with pacing, learn question-writing and test preparation skills. Participants should bring a laptop, a previous test, a class activity, a PowerPoint lecture, and a school calendar.

Consultant Bio

Dr. Michelle Pauken has taught AP® art history for 6 years at Rockwall High School in Rockwall, TX in addition to art history courses at UTDallas and SMU. She has been an AP® reader for 5 years. She received her Ph.D. in humanities with an emphasis in 19th century Spanish art, European social history, and women artists at the University of Texas at Dallas. She completed her M.A. in art history at Southern Methodist University and her B.A. in both Spanish and Art at Texas A&M - Commerce.

Dr. Pauken has presented at the Texas Art Education Association, the National Art Education Association, and the Annual AP conference and is a member of numerous professional organizations. She continues to develop professionally through opportunities such as the Belize Valley Archaeological Reconnaissance program in which she participated in a Mayan excavation. She has recently written the Gateways through Art Pacing Guide, published in the summer of 2015, which addresses the new curriculum.


Course Information:

June 25 - June 28, 2019

Tuesday - Friday

8:00AM - 5:00PM

UTSA Downtown Campus

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