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Science   ( Week 1 )
AP Biology (Combined teachers)
Jackie Snow
Target grade(s): 10-12

Course Description

This course is designed to provide a framework for establishing a successful AP Biology program. Teachers will become familiar with the AP Biology Curriculum Framework and the AP Biology Exam. Participants will gain firsthand experience in the set up and delivery of many of the recommended labs that support the Curriculum Framework for AP Biology.

Topics will include the following:
Syllabus &ndash components of the Curriculum Framework and pacing
Managing the lab component of AP Biology
AP Exam
Lab reports
Exploring proven instructional strategies
Assessing students' understanding

Items to Bring

  • Tablet Device
  • Electronic copy of a favorite activity
  • Flash drive
  • Lab coat
  • Safety glasses

Biographical Sketch for Jackie Snow

Jackie Snow is the Coordinator of Secondary Science for Belton Independent School District in Belton, TX. Jackie has 26 years of AP Biology teaching experience, in both a small rural school district and a suburban 6A school district. Jackie is a recipient of the National Association of Biology Teachers' Outstanding Biology Teacher Award as well as the Texas Outstanding Biology Teacher Award. She has been a College Board consultant since 1995 and has served as an AP Biology Exam Reader for a number of years. Jackie has led numerous summer institutes as well as one and two-day workshops. Jackie and her husband live in Temple, TX. where they continue to enjoy their children, and soom to be 9 grandchildren.


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