- Student Enrollment
Erie High School is excited to move into its first year as an AP Capstone school. We've selected our first AP Capstone class who will begin working toward their AP Capstone Diploma in the Fall of 2015.
Professional development is required for all AP Seminar and AP Research instructors. Teachers must complete a five-day face-to-face curricular training prior to the first year of teaching the course (summer). In addition, teachers must complete an assessment scoring training during the first year of teaching each course (winter). College Board may require teachers to complete additional training when necessary to ensure high quality delivery of the curriculum and/or assessment scoring.
In this foundational course, typically taken in grade 10 or 11, students develop and strengthen analytic and inquiry skills, exploring two to four relevant issues chosen by the student and/or teacher. Students learn to consider an issue from multiple perspectives, evaluate the strength of an argument, and make logical, fact-based decisions. Students will question, research, explore, pose solutions, develop arguments, collaborate, and communicate using various media.