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."
 
 
We are now accepting registrations.  Please note that all participants must register on-line, whether or not payment accompanies the registration.  Click on the "REGISTRATION" link at the left and read the instructions carefully, please.


We look forward to meeting you this summer in Palo Alto/Stanford.
 

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General Information for AP* Seminars July 20-24, 2014
(Classes run July 21–24) 
  
 

AP* SEMINARS IN
Biology • Chemistry • Calculus AB • Calculus BC • Computer Science A • Economics
English Language & Composition-New • 
English Language & Composition-Experieced
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 
Statistics • U.S. Government & Politics • U.S. History • World History
 
Courses indicated in red above are closed.; we have 7 spaces (out of 30) left in Physics 1&2.  Once a course capacity has been reached, we will begin a wait-list. Please see the REGISTRATION page for information about wait -ists and payment of fees in full classes).  As of 4/11, we have 31 (out of 90) on-campus lodgings rooms left. 

 
 

AP* Seminars Silicon Valley announces a four-day summer program, July 20–24, 2014 (classes run July 21–24) 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 be 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 20 – Thursday, July 24
 (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 appropriate for both new and experienced AP* teachers.

AGENDA (subject to change):      Catered morning breaks provided Monday - Thursday
Sunday, 7/20
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, 7/21
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, 7/22–7/23
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, 7/24:
Dorm check out prior to class meeting - luggage may 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
phone: (650) 964-3082

 
   
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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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