The PLC will have some structured time as well as unstructured, informal time for teachers to collaborate. Michigan teachers that attended the AP Biology Read in Kansas City will share the scoring rubric for the 2019 exam and discuss suggested areas of emphasis for improvement for 19-20 We will explore, breakdown, and discuss the new CED Binder and the new 8 Unit StructureWe will explore, breakdown, and discuss the new format for Science Practices - now six science practices with a bit more detailsWe will explore, breakdown and discuss the new online resources (please bring a lap top or tablet with you) that are to be released on August 01, 2019 -- this includes personal progress checks, a progress dashboard, an AP Biology Question BankWe will also explore and discuss current best practices in our AP classrooms (NOTE: A more specific agenda will be sent to participants once details have been finalized)
We have a TENTATIVE date of Tuesday, August 13, 2019 from approximately 9:00am-1:00 pm at Holt High School in the Lansing area. We are hoping that this is a central location for most interested teachers. There may be a minimal charge of $5.00 to cover costs of snacks and drinks.