On the Radio
Over six hundred teachers from around the country came to the University of South Florida this summer for a week-long course to prepare them for the challenging year that awaits them as Advanced Placement instructors. This week's University Beat brings you a glimpse into the A-P Summer Institute and shows you how teachers get ready for classes that could make a huge difference in a student's college career.
Radio - During "Morning Edition" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday after the 6:30 AM and 8:30 AM newscasts | During "All Things Considered" on WUSF 89.7 Tuesday at 5:44 PM | After "Florida Matters" on WSMR 89.1 Friday at 7:30 PM
Television - Tuesdays at 11:55 AM and 8:55 PM, and various times throughout the rest of the week
Brian Mann, the Associate Director of the USF Anchin Center and Director for the Advanced Placement Summer Institute (APSI), talks about the Institute's opening day School Superintendents' Roundtable and how hosting the APSI benefits USF.
A pair of new AP teachers, Courtney Stuckwisch (English, G.W. Carver HS in New Orleans) & Valery Louisdhon (Chemistry, King HS in Tampa), explain what they were learning in the classroom and the laboratory.
Courtney Stuckwisch on her experiences with "Teach For America" and as a teacher in New Orleans' Upper Ninth Ward.
Genevieve Delfosse, an APSI instructor and French teacher at Jefferson HS in Alexandria, VA, talks about the advantages of "immersion teaching" for foreign languages.
For more information
David C. Anchin Center at USF's College of Education