There are a few things that I inevitably tend to assume my AP students know, and basic geography is definitely on that list. Here we are again, at the end of another very long year, and it's plain as day that Southeast Asia is the most elusive geographic region for students. It's like they only… Continue reading The Importance of Geography in the AP® World History Classroom
Tag: AP World History
Don’t Confuse Your Students: Call Him Chiang Kai-shek
When teaching world history, the names of historical figures can get really tough for us teachers. Now, if it's hard for us, imagine what that means for our 15 and 16 year old students. The goal of teaching is to get our students to understand and analyze history, but if our students have a series… Continue reading Don’t Confuse Your Students: Call Him Chiang Kai-shek
Using Graphic Organizers in AP® World History
Graphic organizers are a great way to help students visualize important information. I like to include them in history instruction because there can be so much information delivered- especially in an AP® course- that many students need a way to organize that information so they can more effectively retain the content. AP® World History Graphic… Continue reading Using Graphic Organizers in AP® World History
Assess the Writing of Your AP World History Students with these Easy Prompt Options
Assess your AP students' writing with this easy, first-week-of-school history prompt.