AP* SEMINARS SILICON VALLEY (Stanford University, Palo Alto High School)

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"AP* Seminars Silicon Valley" was previously known as "AP* Seminars at Stanford University."
 
This website is under constructions for 2015 and will be ready for viewing by about December 1.  Institute dates for 2015 will most likely be July 20-23 and, possibly, July 27-30.  Updates will be posted in this space prior to the website going live for 2015.  We will begin accepting registrations for 2015 on January 1.  Anything below the dashed lines below should be considered at this point as a work in progress!


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General Information for AP* Seminars July 19-23, 2015
(Classes run July 20–23) 
(Possibly some sections to be held July 27-30)  
  
 

AP* SEMINARS IN
 
Biology • Chemistry • Calculus AB • Calculus BC (8) • Computer Science A • Economics
English Language & Composition • English Literature & Composition-New • 
English Literature & Composition-Experienced  European History • French Language & Culture • 
Physics 1 and 2 • Psychology • Spanish Language & Culture-New • 
Spanish Language & Culture-Experienced • Spanish Literature & Culture (8) 
Statistics • U.S. Government & Politics  U.S. History • World History (7)
(Possibly add: Environmental Science, Chinese, Art History) 
 

 
 

AP* Seminars Silicon Valley announces a four-day summer program, July 19-23, 2015 (classes run July 20–23) in the fields listed above. 
Outstanding College Board endorsed presenters 
will provide teachers in the Advanced Placement Program* with the skills and materials they need to successfully teach AP*. These courses are appropriate for both new and experienced teachers.  
These seminars have been taught for many years at Stanford and local high schools.
 
 
 
 
Due to space limitations at Stanford University, most classes will abe held on the campus of Palo Alto High School, adjacent to Stanford. At least two classes will be held on the Stanford campus and participants desiring lodging will be housed on the Stanford campus.     
 
Stanford and Palo Alto High School are conveniently located near two major airports (San Francisco and San Jose) and boasts a generally mild summer climate, and is within easy driving distance of San Francisco.

Details, Details, Details, . . . 

WHEN:
Sunday, July 19–Thursday, July 23, 2015
 (No classes on Sunday; Stanford dorm check-in, early registration, and reception only) 
 
WHERE:  
Stanford University, Stanford, CA, and Palo Alto High School, adjacent to Stanford. 
Most sessions will be held on the Palo Alto HS campus.  
A limited amount of lodging/meals is available on the Stanford campus
(click link for additional infomation about Fees and Credit).
 
ENDORSED BY:
The College Board*.
College Board* materials, samples of AP* curriculum and AP* Exam information will be provided to all participants.

APPROPRIATE FOR:
New or experienced AP* teachers.  
Unless indicated as "New" or "Experienced," sessions are combined sessions and are appropriate for both new and experienced AP* teachers.

AGENDA (subject to change):      Catered morning breaks provided Monday - Thursday
Sunday, 7/19
3:00 pm–7:00 pm:      Stanford dorm check-in, early registration, opening reception  
                                                (no classes on Sunday; commuters welcome, but not required to attend)
Monday, 7/20
8:30 am–12:00 noon:  curriculum sessions at Stanford and Palo Alto High School 
12:00 noon–1:00 pm:  lunch
1:00 pm–4:30 pm:      curriculum sessions at Stanford and Palo Alto High School
Tuesday, Wednesday, 7/21–7/22
8:00 am–12:00 noon:  curriculum sessions at Stanford and Palo Alto High School 
12:00 noon–1:00 pm:  lunch
 1:00–4:30 pm:          curriculum sessions at Stanford and Palo Alto High School
Thursday, 7/23:
Dorm check out prior to class meeting - luggage can be kept for you in a secure place
8:30am –12:00 noon:  curriculum sessions at Stanford and Palo Alto High School 
12:00 noon–1:00 pm:  lunch
1:00 pm–4:00 pm:      curriculum sessions at Stanford and Palo Alto High School 
 
NOTE: Any one section must have a minimum of six participants to be offered. Any decision to cancel a section due to low enrollment will be made at least 30 days in advance of the start of the workshop. In the event of cancellation by AP* Seminars, any and all fees will be refunded.
For more details, see FAQ#12.
 
 
Click here to see a list of Institute Presenters
 
Click here for information about Fees and Credit
 


  For additional information,  contact Duane Hinders at:
phone: (650) 964-3082
    fax: (650) 967-7388 

 
   
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"Willie" and "Tara" waiting for Santa

 

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AP Seminars students enjoying a break from class.

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