Explicitly teach project planning and planning for due dates
AP classes ask students to juggle multiple projects, deadlines, and an increased workload in general. A calendar of due dates may not be enough for many students. Providing checkpoints along the way for students, particularly at this time of the year, allows them to work the muscle of pacing themselves on large projects.
We suggest implementing these strategies:
Explore Student Experiences Throughout the School Year
Click on each critical period to explore student experiences.
Due to varying school schedules and contexts, the exact timing of the critical periods will differ by school and even by class. The months provided are a guide for where teachers should be looking for experiences based on time of year.