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AP Instructional Resources

Help teachers use the AP Program’s free, flexible, and aligned resources for any learning environment—online, face-to-face, or blended—all available on AP Classroom.

  • AP Daily: Launched in September 2020, these short, course-specific videos are taught by expert AP teachers. Available on demand, they provide AP students daily support on each topic and practice applying relevant skills in every unit.
  • Course and Exam Descriptions (CEDs) and Unit Guides: The CED is the core document for each AP course, laying out the course content and skills; pacing and sequencing recommendations; and sample instructional strategies.
  • Topic Questions and Personal Progress Checks: These formative assessments align to the course requirements in the CEDs and help teachers track student progress throughout the year.
  • Question Bank: This searchable database of real AP questions is indexed by course content and skills. Teachers can use it to create customized practice and tests, keeping in mind that secure practice exams are best used toward the end of the course when students have learned the content and skills for the course.

Learn More About AP Classroom

Teacher access to AP Classroom: Remind teachers that they must complete the AP Course Audit process by January 31, 2021, to get and retain access to AP Classroom.

Staying connected for teachers: Encourage teachers to stay aware of AP course updates by visiting their course homepages and joining their AP Teacher Community.

Teacher Professional Learning Opportunities

Professional learning opportunities are available for teachers year-round and in a variety of formats. Share these learning opportunities with your teachers and school communities.

  • AP Learning and Development Page:This new page lists a menu of options for AP teachers to deepen instruction. Learning opportunities include supports for using AP Classroom and AP Daily, free webinars and online events, a new AP teacher checklist, registration for workshops, a link to the AP Teacher Communities, and more. Visit the page.
  • AP Classroom Teacher Quick Start Videos: These open-access tutorials are self-paced modules available via the platform’s Help Menu, designed to assist teachers with navigating AP Classroom, including how to assign topic questions and search the question bank. View the tutorials.
  • Course and Exam Descriptions (CED) Walk-Throughs: These interactive walk-throughs orient teachers to the features of their CEDs, located on “The Course” tab for each course.  Access an example from AP Biology