Dr. Masako Racel, Director, AP History Summer Institute
Welcome, AP Teachers! The AP World History course focuses on developing students' understanding of world history from approximately 8000 B.C.E. to the present. The course has students investigate the content of world history for significant events, individuals, developments, and processes in six historical periods, and develop and use the same thinking skills and methods (analyzing primary and secondary sources, making historical comparisons, chronological reasoning, and argumentation) employed by historians when they study the past.
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The Institute will be limited to 30 participants.
If you are unable to attend the workshop, please contact the director (firstname.lastname@example.org) as well as your school's AP coordinator and your school district's accountant. A letter requesting cancellation and refund from a person or an organization that issued an check must be submitted to the director (email@example.com) before May 1st. Please note that $100 is non-refundable after May 1st. No refund will be made after for US History Institute and for World History Institute.
Jonathan Henderson has over 20 years teaching experience spanning middle school, high school, and university classes. He has been teaching AP World History since 2002 and been a reader for the exam since 2008. He is a member of the College Board's Curriculum and Instruction Team for the current AP World History exam redesign and helped author the College Board's AP Workshop Handbook for Summer Institutes. Jonathan has edited and written material for several of the major AP World History textbooks, and coauthored Fast Track to a Five: Preparing for the AP World History Examination. In 2008 Jonathan served on a College Board committee in New York to review and edit the Curriculum Framework for the course rewrite. Jonathan studied history at the graduate level at Cambridge University, taught in Central Asia as a US State Department Fellow, and in 2007 was a Fulbright Scholar to China. He teaches AP World History and Humanities at Forsyth Central High School near Atlanta and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org