Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Summer AP Latin Opportunities



Jill Crooker, the College Board Advisor for Latin Curriculum, an AP Reader, and an Educational Consultant from Pittsford, NY, will be running 4 AP workshops this summer. If you are interested, sign up early! Last summer's workshops filled up. Workshops are available at St. John Fisher College, The Taft School, and St. Joseph College of Maine. Read on for more information.




St. John Fisher College
Pittsford, NY
apsummerinstitute@sjfc.edu

AP LATIN: THE NEW COURSE

Dates: June 24-27, 2013

**4 day workshop**

2013 was the first administration of the new AP Latin. This workshop will give AP teachers the opportunity to review the new test format and practice scoring all free response questions using actual student papers. In addition, we will read excerpts from both Vergil’s Aeneid and Caesar’s De Bello Gallico with special attention given to the instructional strategies for themes and contextualization. Teachers will prepare and share materials for literal translation, writing analytical essays, and integrating short answer questions into instruction. Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop or a flash drive.

For any and all questions or more information contact jmcrooker@aol.com.
Instructor: Jill Crooker



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The Taft School
Watertown, CT.
http://www.taftschool.org/tec/registration.aspx

13B07 AP LATIN: TEACHING CAESAR

Dates: July 8—July 12, 2013

This weeklong workshop is designed to lead teachers through most of Caesar’s Gallic War text for the new AP Latin.  Attention will be given to teaching strategies and writing analytical essays that integrate Caesar and Vergil text. Time will be devoted to review of the new test format and practice scoring Caesar questions.  Teachers will leave with classroom ready materials. Bring a Caesar text and a laptop computer or a flash drive.  For any and all questions or more information contact jmcrooker@aol.com.

This workshop is available in B, C and E weeks.

Instructor: Jill Crooker, Educational Consultant, Pittsford, NY



13C09 AP LATIN: THE NEW COURSE

Dates: July 15—July 19, 2013

2013 was the first administration of the new AP Latin exam.  This workshop will give AP teachers the opportunity to review the new test format and practice scoring all free response questions using actual student papers.   In addition, we will read excerpts from both Vergil’s Aeneid and Caesar’s De Bello Gallico with special  attention given to the instructional strategies for themes and contextualization.  Teachers will prepare and share materials for literal translation, writing analytical essays, and integrating short answer questions into instruction.  Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop or a flash drive. For any and all questions or more information contact jmcrooker@aol.com.

Instructor: Jill Crooker, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY


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St. Joseph College of Maine
Standish, Maine
http://www.sjcme.edu/apsi

Dates:  July 22-26, 2013
2013 was the first administration of the new AP Latin exam.  This workshop will give AP teachers the opportunity to review the new test format and practice scoring all free response questions using actual student papers.   In addition, we will read excerpts from both Vergil’s Aeneid and Caesar’s De Bello Gallico with special  attention given to the instructional strategies for themes and contextualization.  Teachers will prepare and share materials for literal translation, writing analytical essays, and integrating short answer questions into instruction.  Participants are encouraged to bring a laptop or a flash drive.

For any and all questions or more information contact jmcrooker@aol.com.

Instructor: Jill Crooker, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY