Calculus AB – APSI Online
AP 507.200 Ted Gott
This online course is designed to maximize the learner experience, providing relevant AP content and pedagogy through meaningful engagement – all focused on best practices for preparing your AP students for success. During this AP Calculus AB APSI, you’ll explore the course framework, the exam, and the new 2019-20 AP resources that will help you plan and focus instruction—and give you feedback throughout the year on the areas where individual students need additional focus. You’ll also learn about completing the digital activation process at the start of the school year that will give you immediate access to the new resources and will help ensure that your students can register for AP Exams by the new fall deadlines. By attending this APSI, you’ll gain deeper insight into the following key takeaways, among several others: Understand the Course; Plan the Course; Teach the Course; Assess Student Progress; and Engage as a Member of the AP Community. In addition, specific attention will be paid to the following AP Classroom resources: unit guides, personal progress checks, AP teacher community, and the AP question bank.
Vernon "Ted" Gott
Ted Gott is a certified AP Consultant with experience conducting Pre-AP and AP Calculus workshops for the College Board and as an AP Calculus reader. He retired in 2013 and has taught all levels of math at Southern High School in Harwood, Maryland for 42 years, served as the chair of the math department, and taught AP Calculus AB and BC. He has been a College Board consultant since 2004, delivering workshops and summer institutes in all areas of Pre-AP Math, Vertical Teams and AP Calculus around the country, and internationally, including the College Board Annual Conferences. He has a B.A. in mathematics from Washington College. Besides teaching and consulting, he enjoys going to the movies with his wife of 49 years, reading mysteries, traveling to Hawaii, and spoiling his grandchildren.