To support students with a routine for setting and checking goals along the path to meeting learning objectives.
To guide students in setting a schedule to effectively prioritize and utilize their time in AP coursework and out of school.
To onboard student into the AP Program so they are prepared to begin by Day 1 of coursework and have an opportunity to build the foundation needed to excel later.
To expose students to professionals that make a difference and are directly related to their academic trajectory in high school.
To allow students to interview a leading community expert who works in a field aligned with class content.
To enhance students’ learning through cooperative learning strategies.
To boost students’ confidence and investment in learning content deeply while building connection and trust with the teacher. Students also develop oracy and presentation skills.
To obtain the highest benefit from group projects and cooperative learning to ensure that collaboration enhances learning.
To provide students with a sense of purpose and direction as they work together to complete learning objectives.
To build in the routine of students holding one another accountable for learning and presence in class.