European History (EUST.1252)
About the Workshop
Designed to accommodate both new and experienced teachers of European history, this workshop will include topical discussions specific to European history as well as extensive discussions of teaching advanced placement curriculum. We will address the redesigned European history course and exam with particular attention to literacy and inquiry-based pedagogy. There will also be opportunities to share best practices and thoughtful discussion of materials and strategies to engage the advanced placement student.
About the Instructor
Todd BeachTodd Beach is the Lead Teacher in the Social Studies in ISD #196 where he teaches AP® European History at Eastview High School in Apple Valley, Minnesota. Todd is also a Lecturer in the College of Education and Human Development in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction at the University of Minnesota. Todd is a veteran Reader and Exam Leader of the AP® European History exam as well as a long-time workshop, and summer teaching institute consultant for the College Board. From 2009 to 2014, Dr. Beach was a member of the AP® European History Test Development Committee. And, in 2010, Todd was recognized as the Minnesota Council for the Social Studies Teacher of the Year.