The workshop is intended for new AP® Biology teachers and will cover the material necessary to successfully teach AP® Biology and promote student achievement. Topics covered will include the AP® Biology Curriculum Framework, exam, recommended labs, content updates, course syllabus, inquiry labs, free response questions and materials for the course. Participants will be given the opportunity to develop their individual courses during the workshop.
Participants in this workshop will have the opportunity to:
Shamone Minzenmayer teaches Biology 1, Advanced Anatomy and Physiology, AP® Environmental Science, and AP® Biology at Central High School in San Angelo, Texas. She has been teaching for a total of 25 years with most of those years being in a public school. She has taught Biology 1 (grade level and PreAP®) for 20 years, AP®/DC Biology for 16 years, AP®/DC Environmental Science for 7 years, and various classes at Angelo State University and Texas A&M University for 4 years. She has a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master’s degree in Biology from Angelo State University as well as additional graduate hours from Texas A&M University. For the past 16 years, she has been a reader and/or table leader at the AP® Biology reading.