Work with students to set goals so that distractions and competing priorities do not lessen their attention to AP course

This is a time of the year with competing priorities. Helping students set goals to balance the competing demands on their time will help them stay focused on the most urgent priorities without feeling overwhelmed.

We suggest implementing these strategies:

Explore Student Experiences Throughout the School Year

Click on each critical period to explore student experiences.

Strong Start


Keeping Up


Midterm Reset


Exam Prep


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.

Is the On-Track Framework helpful?