Workshops for Monday, July 10th to Thursday, July 13th – 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
FIU – Biscayne Bay Campus
Marine Sciences Building
3000 N.E. 151st St
Miami, FL 33181
AP® Art Studio
AP® Art History
The workshop will specifically address the new AP® Art History curriculum and redesign of the AP® Art History course and exam launched this year. Special attention will be given to how to incorporate the new global course content. AP® Art History’s new Learning Objectives and content will require a major realignment of course pacing and instructional strategies. Students will be asked to connect very diverse works of art and structures to their cultural contexts and make connections among global artistic tradition. Specific strategies and suggestions for tackling researching new core course content that lies beyond standard texts. There will also be discussion on how to scaffold the 12 learning objectives into the new course content of the redesigned AP® Art History course. The 2017 AP® Art History Exam, which requires students to show evidence of a deeper understanding of representative works of art in both the multiple choice and written response, will be closely examined. The workshop will also strategize on writing AP® Art History style questions for use in classroom assessments. Participants will also be coached on how to write/re-write their syllabus for submission to the AP® Audit. Content and pedagogical areas addressed in sessions include critical issues relating to teaching AP® Art History in high schools, an overview of the course outline and its new curriculum, pacing of the course and classroom time management, resources for researching works of art and sharing successful methodologies necessary for building a successful program. A variety of instructional approaches will be presented including how to develop writing and critical thinking skills. There will be special emphasis on strategies for teaching “context” and comparative analysis of art works. There will also be sessions on preparing students for the AP® examination, test taking and review strategies with extensive review of essay grading and assessment procedures used at the AP® Reading.
AP® Spanish Literature and Culture
This course requires that 25 percent of the instructional time provides students with opportunities to engage in laboratory investigations. This includes a minimum of 16 hands-on labs, at least six of which are inquiry based.