Preparing Students for Advanced Placement Computer Science Principles
AP 595.200 Reg Hahne
During this AP Computer Science Principles APSI, you’ll explore the course Computational Thinking Practices and the components of the curriculum framework, including the big ideas, enduring understandings, learning objectives, and essential knowledge statements. You’ll also learn about completing the digital activation process at the start of the school year that will help ensure that your students can register for AP Exams by the new fall deadlines. After attending this APSI, you’ll be able to understand the skills students will need to demonstrate to be successful in the AP Computer Science Principles course and exam; incorporate the components of the curriculum framework, including the big ideas, enduring understandings, learning objectives, and essential knowledge, when building your curriculum; and use activities that organize the course content to develop students’ proficiencies in the skills identified in the curriculum framework.
Starting his teaching career in Australia, Reg Hahne immigrated to America and continued his career in the Howard County Public School System in Maryland, where he retired in 2013. He now shares his expertise continuing as a consultant to the College Board* and the Howard County Public School System. With 37 years' experience as a classroom teacher, Reg's expertise covers the gamut of instructional levels and disciplines from kindergarten through college. Reg has been an AP* reader and College Board* consultant for over two decades. He was also a member of the AP* Computer Science A Development Committee from 2002 to 2006.