Instructor: Jay S. Duhl
Participants in this virtual session will examine the AP® Spanish Language & Culture course and exam. Focused on cultivating understanding of the underlying philosophy, teachers will gain hands-on experience in designing lessons and units that prepare students for the AP® exam. A detailed analysis of the 2019 exam will be provided along with strategies for each part of the exam. By the end of the session, participants will have designed a complete unit of instruction ready for use in the upcoming school year, and will gain a level of comfort and confidence as they prepare to deliver the course to their students.
About the Instructor
A certified Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI) tester in both Spanish and English, Jay conducts and rates official interviews for the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Language (ACTFL), of which he is a member. He is the immediate past president of the New Jersey chapter of the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese (AATSP), and serves as a Question Leader (supervisor/trainer) at the College Board® AP® exam reading.
He is the co-author of a practice workbook, AP Test Prep: Mastering the Spanish Language Exam, EMC Publishing, and has presented numerous workshops on AP® Spanish language courses. He has been a College Board® consultant since 2012.
College Board Workshops Delivered:
—Summer 2013 Erie 1 BOCES (Buffalo, NY) 4-day APSI
—Summer 2013 Molloy College (Long Island, NY) 4-day APSI
—Nov. 2013 WV Center for Professional Devel. One Day Workshop
—Summer 2014 Erie 1 BOCES (Buffalo, NY) 4-day APSI
—Summer 2014 WV Center for Prof. Devel. 4-day APSI
—Summer 2016 Bellafonte (PA) High School 4-day APSI
—Summer 2017 WV Center for Prof. Devel. 4-Day APSI
—Summer 2018 Ocean County Community College 4-Day APSI
—Summer 2019 Long Beach, California Schools 4-Day APSI
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