Help students develop a positive mindset about the AP exam
Students will have varying feelings about the AP exam at this time of the year. Depending on how they have performed in the class and on mock exams, they may feel hopeful, concerned, or scared about the exam. Talking in a positive way about the exam and working with students on developing an asset-based approach to the exam can help ease test anxiety.
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.