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AP advantage is the first and only comprehensive Advanced Placement Program® solution designed to help students overcome obstacles to AP success. Its powerful tools and personalized resources provide students support before class starts, ensure success throughout the course, and build confidence for the AP exam.

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The self–paced program designed to build the necessary skills and background knowledge for the AP course.

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The adaptive AP test prep solution complete with personalized learning plans and four complete AP practice exams.

Programs

AP United States History
Brinkley, American History: Connecting with the Past UPDATED AP Edition 15e © 2017
AP United States History
AP United States History
Brinkley, American History: Connecting with the Past UPDATED AP Edition 15e © 2017

This program by Alan Brinkley fully addresses the revised AP United States History Curriculum released July 2015, providing students with guidance and support to master key concepts and themes, develop historical thinking skills, and succeed on the new AP U.S. History Exam. The AP supplements have been updated for the course revision, including:

  • AP Test Banks for the redesign
  • Revised AP Teacher Manual
  • Primary Source Library
  • New Power of Process assignment type, which helps students analyze and interpret primary and secondary sources.
AP World History
Bentley, Traditions and Encounters: A Global Perspective on the Past UPDATED AP Edition 6e © 2017
AP World History

Newly revised, this program supports teachers and students as they transition into the new AP World History course and exam. Integrated AP features and hundreds of primary documents and images enhance the learning experience and prepare students for the new AP World History Redesigned Exam. The AP supplements have been updated for the course redesign, including:

  • New AP Test Banks
  • New AP Teacher Manual
  • New Primary Source Library
  • New Power of Process assignment type, which helps students analyze and interpret primary and secondary sources.
AP World History
AP European History
Sherman, The West in the World 5e © 2014
AP European History
AP European History
Sherman, The West in the World 5e © 2014

Authors Dennis Sherman and Joyce Salisbury bring strong pedagogy and a modern look and feel to this edition of The West in the World. This AP Edition focuses on intellectual, cultural, and political history through the use of highly visual features and captivating stories. The AP supplements have been updated for the course redesign, including:

  • Revised AP Teacher Manual
  • New AP Test Banks
  • New AP European History Curriculum Guide
  • Primary Source Library
  • New Power of Process assignment type, which helps students analyze and interpret primary and secondary sources.
AP European History
Palmer, A History of Europe in the Modern World 11e © 2014
AP European History

Author Lloyd Kramer’s perspective from serving as a reviewer for the AP European History redesign committee informed his update of the 11th edition. As the title suggests, this streamlined AP Edition focuses specifically on Europe’s role in global exchange, nation building, and cultural transitions. The AP supplements have been updated for the course redesign, including:

  • Revised AP Teacher Manual
  • New AP Test Banks
  • New AP European History Curriculum Guide
  • Primary Source Library
  • New Power of Process assignment type, which helps students analyze and interpret primary and secondary sources.
AP European History
AP Psychology
AP Psychology
King, Psychology: An Appreciative View, AP Edition 4e © 2017
AP Psychology

The modern, yet approachable narrative in Psychology: An Appreciative View provides students with a scientific approach to psychology, placing function before dysfunction. Special inserts such as “Touring the Brain and Nervous Systems” feature detailed, color transparencies to help students understand these biological functions. The resources available with this program include:

  • AP Teacher Manual
  • AP Chapter Question Banks
  • Anatomy and Physiology REVEALED for Psychology, an interactive tool focusing on the exploration of biological structures related to psychology.
AP United States Government and Politics
Harrison, American Democracy Now AP Edition 5e © 2017
AP United States Government and Politics

At the heart of American Democracy Now is a rich set of pedagogical tools that move students along the path to critical thinking and success on the AP U.S. Government & Politics exam. The constitution is explained in everyday language to aid true student understanding. Visually appealing and highly interesting, American Democracy Now is a student favorite. The resources available with this program include:

  • AP Teacher Manual
  • AP Question Banks
  • Rich resources, like Analyzing the Sources, to guide students through primary sources.
AP United States Government and Politics
AP Macroeconomics and AP Microeconomics
AP Macroeconomics and AP Microeconomics
McConnell, Economics AP Edition 21e © 2018
AP Macroeconomics and AP Microeconomics

The newest edition of Economics reflects 40 years of teaching success, providing clear treatment of economic concepts, balanced coverage, and patient explanations. Streamlined to only focus on AP content (seven additional chapters are available online), with easy visual clues to separate micro- and macroeconomic content, students will have a clear path to success on the AP Exam. This newest AP edition offers:

  • A new Focus Review Guide workbook, to help students apply the essential AP content covered in each chapter.
  • Robust AP resources including AP part and chapter introductions, AP-Style test practice, AP quick review sections and complete practice exams.
  • Online AP teacher’s manual with pacing guides, teaching notes, student stumbling blocks, and lecture notes.
AP Human Geography
Malinowski, Human Geography 1e © 2013
AP Human Geography

Human Geography introduces you to geographers’ attempts to make sense of the diverse reality of human populations on Earth’s surface. Using a modular approach, each of the 18 chapters is configured to allow teachers to easily customize their courses. The resources available with this program include:

  • AP Teacher Manual
  • AP Correlation
  • Connect® Human Geography, a powerful online learning platform with eBook and classroom management tools.
AP Human Geography

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