Welcome to the AP* Teacher Development Center

The APTD Center at Southeast Missouri State is dedicated to training teachers to teach Advanced Placement* courses and to the promotion of participation by high schools in the Advanced Placement* Program. The two Missouri AP* Centers at Southeast Missouri State and Truman State work closely with the College Board* to improve the quality of high school courses in the state through AP* offerings.

Hazelwood West High School, Hazelwood, MO July 18-22, 2016

GI602 AP* Inst: Studio Art 2-D Design

Examine and develop curricular and assessment methodologies, explore practical classroom management strategies, and prepare teaching resources to be used in each respective studio. (3)

GI602 Syllabus

Instructor: TBA

GI603 AP* Inst: Biology

An institute designed to prepare high school biology teachers to teach AP* Biology in their high schools and to review and reinforce basic concepts and principles in the field of Biology, including biological chemistry, cells, energy flow, molecular genetics, heredity, evolution, ecology, taxonomy, and biological diversity, especially in the plant and animal kingdoms. (3)

GI603 Syllabus

Instructor: TBA

GI604 AP* Inst: Chemistry

An institute designed to prepare high school teachers to teach AP* Chemistry in their schools and to review and reinforce basic concepts and principles in chemistry, including the structure of matter, state of matter, reactions, descriptive chemistry, and chemical calculations. (3)

GI604 Syllabus

Instructor: TBA

GI609 AP* Inst: English Language and Composition

An institute designed to prepare high school teachers to develop a curriculum that will prepare their students to take the Advanced Placement* Language and Composition examination and to discuss and develop effective pedagogical techniques for teaching various types of prose passages, and to practice evaluation of student writing. (3)

GI609 Syllabus

Instructor: TBA

GI610 AP* Inst: English Literature and Composition

An institute designed to prepare high school teachers to develop a curriculum that will prepare their students to take the Advanced Placement* Literature and Composition examination and to discuss and develop effectively pedagogical techniques for teaching poetry, fiction, and drama, and to practice evaluation of student writing. (3)

GI610 Syllabus

Instructor: TBA

GI623 AP* Inst: Calculus AB

An institute designed to prepare high school mathematics teachers to teach AP* Calculus courses in their high schools, to review and reinforce calculus methods, to help the teachers to understand and to teach the non-routine and abstract problems of calculus, and to integrate graphing calculators in teaching of calculus. (3)

GI623 Syllabus

Instructor: TBA

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