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PHOENIX DESERT AP® SUMMER INSTITUTE

AP® EUROPEAN HISTORY
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PRESENTER, KEN LE SAGE

Ken LeSage is a certified College Board consultant with 21 years of teaching experience at Lewis-Palmer High School. Nestled at the foot of Pikes Peak, this public school is the only one in the state of Colorado to be awarded the distinction of being on the AP® honor role for four consecutive years. He has 19 years of experience teaching AP® European History. He has been a Reader for 16 years of the European History exam. This year, he served as a Table Lead for the newly implemented Short Answer Questions. Ken uses his extensive global travels and his Professional Learning Communities to keep his content up to date and his teaching style accessible and relevant. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Colorado at Boulder and his Masters in Education from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs.
CLASS DESCRIPTION

During this AP European History APSI, you’ll explore the course framework, the exam, and the new AP resources that will help you plan and focus instruction—and give you feedback throughout the year on the areas where individual students need additional focus. You’ll also learn about completing the digital activation process at the start of the school year that will give you immediate access to the new resources and will help ensure that your students can register for AP Exams by the new fall deadlines. By attending this APSI, you’ll gain deeper insight into the following key takeaways, among several others: Understand the Course; Plan the Course; Teach the Course; Assess Student Progress; and Engage as a Member of the AP Community. In addition, specific attention will be paid to the following AP Classroom resources: unit guides, personal progress checks, AP teacher community, and the AP question bank.