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AP Biology Exam Prep

Course Description

Participants in the seminar will be given an overview of the 2018 AP Biology Exam. Suggestions for improving writing skills and reading multiple choice questions will be shared and practiced. Test analysis of what students should expect, common misconceptions that appear often, and working with various types of models, including graphs, and other quantitative skills will be discussed for implementation in the classroom. Please bring a calculator, the AP Biology Curriculum Framework, and laptop/electronic tablet, if possible.
Instructor Bio: Nancy has taught AP Biology for 40 years. She currently mentors at Health Careers High School in San Antonio, Texas. As a College Board consultant for over 33 years, she has led many summer institutes in Texas, New Mexico, North Carolina, California, and Hawaii. She has had the honor of serving on the AP Biology Test Development Committee as well as being an AP Reader, Table Leader, and Question Leader at the AP Biology Readings. She has also served on numerous College Board Committees and Advisory Panels, the most recent being on the AP Biology Redesign Panel, The SAT Subject Area Test in Biology Test Development Committee, and AP Biology Innovations Professional Development Committee. Nancy has earned many awards and recognitions in teaching. Among these awards has been the Siemens Award Winner for Advanced Placement Teaching, Outstanding Biology Teacher from The National Biology Teachers Association, Northside Independent School District Teacher of the Year and Region XX Education Service Center of Texas Teacher of the Year, and Texas Exes Outstanding Teacher Award.

Number of Seat(s) Available: There are 23 openings remaining at this time.

Dates:February 16, 2019
Meets:Sa from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Instructor:Nancy Ramos
Fee: $175.00Fee Breakdown