Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Tips for new AP Economics Teachers

Summary:  Veteran AP Economics teacher, Jim Spellicy, offers tip on preparation and instruction. 

The link is on the College Board website and is here.  Passion for teaching the content is how teachers reveal their preferences for the class.  Ruby Payne explains in her book Understanding Poverty, that low-income students interpret and respond to nonverbal cues.  With these learners how you teach is important to the acquistion of AP Economics concepts and skills. 

About the Author: Mike Fladlien is an AP Economics teacher from Muscatine High School in Muscatine, Iowa. He is an author, and you can hear some of his passionate lectures on his blog, Mikeroeconomics


Post a Comment

Have thoughts about this post? Want to share your comments about Teaching AP Economics? This is your chance.