To support the mission of the NC State Board, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI) is providing a two-day professional development opportunity for K-12 Social Studies teachers. This two-day training will focus on preparing social studies teachers for the rigors of advanced placement courses as well as building capacity for social studies teacher to add rigor to their honors and standard classes.
Date: August 3-4, 2010
Location: Peace College, Raleigh, North Carolina
The goals of the institute are to:
- Build teachers’ capacity for teaching AP courses
- Build teachers’ capacity to add appropriate rigor to their instruction and assignments
- Build capacity for K-8 teachers who could help prepare students to take AP courses upon entering high school
- Provide on-going dialogue about AP courses, teaching strategies, and teaching resources through the use of an on-line medium