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Pre-AP Math HS

Course Description

In this session, teachers will engage in several interactive activities and discussions that can be used and implemented immediately into their classrooms. We will explore several rigorous and engaging activities that help students understand and incorporate multiple representations. Teachers will also have the opportunity to work in groups, arranged by course, to create additional activities for their classes. Additionally, we will dedicate time to discuss the discussing the importance of conceptual understanding in the pre-AP classroom and how to implement these strategies. These discussions and activities will be hands-on and interactive. In the session, teachers can expect to be engaged and leave with multiple classroom ready resources, ideas and activities to help them immediately and long term in their classrooms.

Instructor Bio: Bryan Passwater taught AP Calculus AB and BC at Lebanon High School, in Lebanon, IN for 7 years before joining the AP-TIP IN program at the University of Notre Dame in 2012. Acting as the Director of Mathematics and CS for the AP-TIP IN program, Bryan trained, mentored and supported over 1000 AP and pre-AP math teachers around the country. Bryan has led dozens of 1-day, 2-day and weeklong AP and pre-AP workshops from San Francisco to New York City. He is passionate about teaching and is highly motivated to provide great trainings, support, resources and encouragement to math teachers everywhere. In 2017, Bryan decided to go back to the classroom full time and currently teaches AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, Multi-variable Calculus, Differential Equations, Honors Algebra II and Geometry at a low-income rural school in Indiana. Bryan lives in Carmel, IN with his wife Mary, an elementary school teacher, and their two kids, Adeline (16) and Aydin (14).

Number of Seat(s) Available: There are 26 openings remaining at this time.

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