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Advanced High School Biology for Urban Teachers

This course is designed for current or future high school teachers o f biology in urban settings. It is especially designed for those who are teaching an advanced or capstone biology course for high school juniors or seniors, and want to prepare students for college level work in biology or for the College Board AP Biology exam in May. All elements of the course will be anchored in a cognitivist theoretical framework that utilizes Learning Progressions as a means to understand how to teach concepts and skills to high school student in ways that build from what they already understand and prepare them for more advanced material in college.

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