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Power in Tests of Significance

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Test your knowledge of tests of significance. A curriculum model for AP® Statistics describes and defines power in terms of tests of significance. It also provides two classroom activities designed to investigate power and how it relates...
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Computer Science Carnival

For Students 10th - 12th
Take a ride and have some fun with computer science. Scholars set up and conduct a carnival with a computer science theme. It has activities involving binary numbers, computer hardware, decryption, conditional statements, loops,...
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An Introduction to Polymorphism in Java

For Students 10th - 12th
Run a lesson on run-time polymorphism. An AP® curriculum module introduces polymorphism in Java. It identifies the five major types of run-time polymorphism and provides a brief description and example for each type.
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Sampling Distributions

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
The validity of data depends on the strength of the sample. A collection of instruction and activities focuses on sampling distributions and the analysis of that data. Scholars learn about distribution tests such and Central Limit...
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So Much Data, So Little Time

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Organizing data in a statistics class is often a challenge. A veteran statistics teacher shares data organization tips in a lesson resource. The instructor shows how to group data to link to individual calculators in a more efficient...
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Coke® Versus Pepsi®: An Introductory Activity for Test of Significance

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Most people claim they can tell the difference between Coke and Pepsi. Scholars conduct a fun experiment to test that claim! Once learners collect their data, they analyze the results and determine if the statistics are significant.
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Special Focus: Inference

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Statistics is all about making inferences! A lesson guide explains the meaning of inferences and how to use statistics to make them. The resource provides instruction as well as information about the topic on the AP® Statistics exam. 
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Why Variances Add - And Why It Matters

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Why is adding variance important? A lesson outline defines a variance theorem and how it affects the data statistics. The instruction shows scholars the importance of considering the variance of data and why it requires independence.
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GridWorld: A Curriculum Module for Computer Science

For Students 10th - 12th
Stretch out the grid. Teaching modules provide suggestions on how to use the case study, GridWorld, throughout the year as opposed to only right before the exam. The instructional units provide suggestions for presentations, assignments,...
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Team Problems in Computer Science

For Students 10th - 12th
There is no I in team. Seven team problems provide classmates the opportunity to work with a partner on a task. Projects span the course and require pupils to apply their knowledge. Tasks range from writing the algorithm in English to...
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Strategies for Teaching AP Computer Science

For Students 10th - 12th
Implement strategies from the beginning to the end. A collection of strategies and lessons span from the first day of school to after the exam. Resources cover basic information such as computer ethics and top 10 tips to a lesson on how...
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GridWorld Case Study

For Students 10th - 12th
The gridline is not just for Friday. Created for the first year, the GridWorld case study was part of the Computer Science course, the resource provides suggestions for integrating it throughout the course. Four instructional components...
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Using the Java Collections Hierarchy

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Collect a set of collections. Professional development material provides teachers with information about collections that are in AP Computer Science. Materials include teaching strategies, sample labs, and worksheets. Educators use the...
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Object-Oriented Design

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Just jump in with both feet. To better teach Java, one must think Java. The College Board built document immerses teachers in object-oriented design by providing several resources for use. Resources include teaching strategies, design...
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Advanced Object-Oriented Concepts

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Advance inheritance in the classroom. The resource is a professional development module with sections great to use in the classroom. Sections cover ideas of inheritance in Java along with abstract classes. Each section includes a...
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AP® English Language Special Focus: Using Sources

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
What is the most effective way to teach scholars how to write a research paper? Educators explore the topic with the AP® English Language and Composition exam resource. The reference material guides teachers in best practices for using...
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AP® English Language: Reading and Writing Analytically

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
How can teachers ensure their pupils are well prepared for the AP® English exam? The reference material is a good place to start! Educators read seven essays detailing best practices for teaching scholars to read critically and write...
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AP® Calculus: Special Focus - Infinite Series

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Read a series to develop an understanding of series. The special focus professional development on infinite series consists of eight articles. Articles contain information strictly for teachers along with aspects to incorporate into the...
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Using Concept Maps in the Science Classroom

For Teachers 4th - 12th
A good concept map requires high thought processes. This makes it a great tool for teaching and evaluating your pupils. A helpful article describes a great approach for teaching young scholars the art of concept map building and how best...
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AP® Psychology: Teaching Statistics and Research Methodology

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Psychologists use statistics? Scholars investigate the research behind the methodology of statistical analysis. Using hands-on practice, case-studies, and scatterplots, they complete various tasks to understand the very roots of high...
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Teaching the Song

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Considering a workshop on or a complete course in musical theatre? Musical theatre performers must be triple threats. They must be actors, singers, and dancers. Check out an article, designed for instructors, packed with suggestions for...
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Teaching Geography: Workshop 4—North Africa/Southwest Asia

For Students 9th - 12th
Can Jerusalem be equitably organized? Can Israel and Palestine be successfully partitioned? Part one of a two-part workshop looks at the geo-political history of Jerusalem while Part two investigates Egypt's dependence of the Nile River...
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Visual Literacy: Using Images to Increase Comprehension

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
A colorful PowerPoint is a great way to introduce the topic of visual literacy. The eye-catching presentation begins with an overview of visual literacy and then provides some specific strategies to help enhance reading comprehension. As...
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AP® Psychology Cognition and Language

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
I can remember what happened five years ago, but I can't recall what I did last week! High school psychology students analyze how memory, cognition, and language impact one another. Hands-on activities, memory exercises, and research...