Teaching AP Government Posts

The Content Dragon

Originally written: March 7, 2019 (while I was in the classroom. I’ve left the original wording to help teachers) Updated: March 15, 2022 Check out the podcast link To start, my class is a semester long. This semester, I have 17 less instructional hours than I did from last semester. I am grappling with field […]

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Tips for Review for the AP Test

Oh man…this is a vast topic, and I’ll try to do it justice. I made a massive calendar with students in the classroom before and after school. I’d make elaborate powerpoints and make sure I “covered” everything… I taught AP Government in a semester, and I was trying to make sure my first semester kids […]

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Every year, I choose a word to focus on through the year. I am not into resolutions, because in my younger years I set myself up to fail. It took a lot of reflecting and unlearning to understand that one word would help me best. Past words 2021: Embrace and Enjoy- I’ve worked hard my […]

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