AP Human Geography Crash Course

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Research & Education Assoc., 2011 - Study Aids - 231 pages
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Our experienced AP® Human Geography teacher shares detailed question-level strategies and explains the best way to answer the multiple-choice and free-response questions you’ll encounter on test day. By following our expert tips and advice, you can boost your overall point score!

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Christian Sawyer, Ed.D., is a nationally-recognized Social Studies teacher who has implemented and taught AP Human Geography and other social studies courses at both the high school and college levels for nearly a decade. In addition to his high school teaching in Kentucky and Tennessee, Dr. Sawyer currently serves as Assistant Principal for Academics at St. Thomas More High School in Lafayette, Louisiana, where he is leading academic initiatives including a 21st-century learning technologies transfomation. Previously, he served as the “Teacher in Residence” at Vanderbilt University's top-ranked Peabody College of Education, where he taught courses in Human Geography and Social Studies Education. Additionally, he has been a guest instructor in Taiwan, an instructor of Geopolitics at the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth, and an Atlantik-Brueke Fellow studying post-War German-American relations and East/West German integration.

Dr. Sawyer's work in advocating for broader geographic awareness led to his recognition as a 2006 National Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year by the National Council for the Social Studies; the 2006 Tennessee Outstanding Social Studies Teacher of the Year by the Tennessee Council for the Social Studies; a White House Fellows Regional Finalist; a 2008 Tennessee Distinguished Educator; the recipient of the “2008 Educator Award” from the Nashville Mayor's Commission on People with Disabilities; and a “Local Hero” by Vanderbilt University. Dr. Sawyer has written and edited English and Social Studies curriculum for the Modern Red Schoolhouse Institute and other publishers, including his test preparation book on AP Human Geography, published by Research & Education Association.

Dr. Sawyer has also chaired a host of state and national Social Studies committees. He is a leading voice in chartering curricular integration for the Tennessee Department of Education's Commission for Targeting Cross-Curricular Integration. A native of Louisville, Kentucky, Dr. Sawyer graduated with highest distinction, Phi Beta Kappa, from the Honors Program at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. After earning his master's degree and being inducted into the nation's oldest education honor society, Kappa Delta Pi, Dr. Sawyer earned his doctorate at Vanderbilt University.

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