A model of a brain

AP® Psychology

I welcome the opportunity to assist you in your preparation of becoming an AP Psychology instructor! Emphasis will consist of how to begin/ build a course along with easy-to-use class demonstrations being highlighted. Setting up a course, both for regular and block schedule: choosing main and supplemental textbooks, pacing, dealing with parents and administrators.

Emphasis:

  • Creating of a sample syllabus and sample units for the coming year
  • Tackling multiple choice questions in how to successfully answer the sorts of questions that appear on AP exams
  • Writing and successfully answering AP level essay questions
  • Analyzing past exams, including samples from the 2018 exam
  • Planning for what to do after the exam is over
  • Examining available support materials: textbooks, website options, supplementary texts, review books
  • Discussing practical, classroom expectations and the preparation of materials and strategies that can be used on the first day of the new school year

Instructor - Hugh Canterbury

Being an AP Psychology teacher since 1992  has taught Hugh Canterbury much of what to convey to beginning teachers of AP Psychology. As a College Board consultant since 1995, Mr. Canterbury been privileged to have conducted numerous one-day workshops and one-week institutes as far west as Phoenix, south as Miami and north as suburban Washington DC, with many places in between. An undergrad of Berry College (GA), he also has earned M.Ed. and Ed. S. degrees from Georgia State University. He has served as a Reader since 1997. Presently serving on the faculty of South Forsyth High School, Cumming, GA since 2005, he was recognized as STAR teacher and when on the faculty of Griffin (GA) High School.