Latest Advanced Placement Stories

2014-04-08 23:02:10

Students of Florida Virtual School (FLVS®), the statewide public school district in Florida, continued to score well on the Advanced Placement (AP®) Exams. The recently released 2013 AP Exam results revealed that FLVS students outperformed the state of Florida in overall averages by 13 percent and exceeded the national overall averages by 3 percent in comparing the 16 AP courses offered by FLVS. Orlando, FL (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Students of Florida Virtual School (FLVS®),...

2014-04-04 16:25:52

Omninox Publishing releases its new set of OmniPrep(TM) guides for the AP exams through on iPad® to enable high school students to approach their studies with adaptive technology. GAINESVILLE, Fla., April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- If you've got an AP student, you've probably seen an increased level of stress as their teachers are encouraging them to begin studying for their AP tests. As that happens, you may notice your student suffering from advanced-stage paper cuts. (Photo:...

2014-03-26 08:24:39

Comprehensive apps help students and teachers prepare for upcoming AP® tests with integrated review and practice tools HERNDON, Va., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- K12 Inc. (NYSE: LRN), a leading provider of online learning solutions for grades K through 12, has more than doubled its mobile product catalog with the addition of 24 new AP® Exam Prep apps. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110113/PH29436LOGO AP® Exam Prep Apps are the most comprehensive apps available on tablets today for...

2014-01-17 08:25:23

Aberdeen selected out of 465 participating schools nationwide for award recognizing outstanding achievement in Advanced Placement courses ABERDEEN, Md., Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Math and Science Initiative (NMSI) today named Aberdeen High School "School of the Year" for outstanding results on Advanced Placement* (AP) math, science and English exams. NMSI and The Boeing Company presented the award to Aberdeen students and faculty at a special celebration...

2014-01-01 23:01:29

Pass the AP Language & Composition test with Educator.com's newest course. This course is in addition to 80+ subjects already available for high school, college, test prep, and professional subjects. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 01, 2014 Unlike most AP exams, AP English Language & Composition challenges you to think critically, analyze, and communicate clearly--a highly advantageous skill set in both academia and professional settings. Learn not only the techniques to...

2013-12-10 23:29:18

Educator.com's AP Psychology course is in addition to 80+ subjects already available for high school, college, test prep, and professional subjects. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Dive into the world of the human mind, as well as prepare for the AP test, in Educator.com's exciting and newest course on AP Psychology. This course answers some of life's mysteries about being human like why some people are just so weird, how our brains lie to us, and what IQ scores...

2013-10-22 23:22:41

Innovative teachers and AP® coordinators used Shmoop as part of program to improve AP enrollment, saw college eligible test scores shoot up 3x with 10% increase in college matriculation. Philadelphia, PA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 Despite recent news of the budget woes plaguing the school district of Philadelphia, a bright spot has been the success stories coming out of Northeast High School, located in one of the lowest income areas of the city. As part of a rigorous Advanced...

2013-10-03 23:26:58

Shmoop Equips Students With the Right Stuff to Keep Up With New Changes to the AP Exams Mountain View, CA (PRWEB) October 03, 2013 Since there’s no point in students studying for the wrong exam, Shmoop, a publisher of digital curriculum and test prep (including all 30+ AP exams), announces the launch of newly updated teacher guides and student diagnostic and practice exams for two Advanced Placement exams: the AP Spanish Language and Culture and AP Chemistry exams. Guide to the AP...

Word of the Day
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'