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Summer 2020 ONLINE AP Summer Camp

We will be offering ONLINE AP Summer Boot Camps in select courses in the coming weeks. Please register if you are interested, space is limited. This camp is designed for any student (new or experienced) planning to take Advanced Placement courses next year.

You'll learn these key skills:

  • Organization
  • Time management
  • Academic vocabulary
  • Critical reading skills
  • Note-taking skills
  • Study groups and team work
  • Sign up using the following link: https://forms.gle/LotvmmrK12y2BfJN9
    Be sure you are logged in to your OCPS Google account to register.
Here is a list of available courses:
  • AP Spanish Language & Culture, June 15-18 from 12:30-3:30 PM
  • AP French, June 22-25 from 8:30-11:30 AM
  • Problem Based Learning, June 22-25 from 12:30-3:30 PM
  • AP Psychology, July 6-9 from 8:30-11:30 AM
  • AP World History, July 13-16 from 8:30-11:30 AM
  • AP Chemistry, July 13-16 from 12:30-3:30 PM
  • AP Biology, July 20-23 from 8:30-11:30 AM
  • AP European History, July 20-23 from 12:30-3:30 PM

AP Summer 2020 Assignments

Below you will find links to different AP Summer Assignments:


General Advanced Placement Information

Advanced Placement (AP) is a challenging college preparatory curriculum emphasizing academic rigor. It is intended to prepare students to be successful upon entry into a selective four year post-secondary institution and offers the potential for earning college credit while in high school. The Advanced Placement Academy is an interdisciplinary program focusing on Liberal Arts through Pre-AP and AP courses.

The purpose of AP examinations is to allow students to demonstrate college-level achievement in certain subjects. Students who do well on the AP exams may receive college credit or advanced standing at a college or university. The AP exams are typically taken by juniors and seniors enrolled in Advanced Placement courses, although freshman and sophomores and students not enrolled in AP courses may also take the exams. The test combines multiple choice, essay, problem-solving and other questions. Students receive a score on a scale of 1 to 5, with a 3 usually considered an indicator of college-level achievement. The exams are given during the month of May.

AP students have the opportunity to earn prestigious designations, including state and/or national AP Scholar with Honor, AP Scholar with Distinction, and AP International Scholar.

 

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