At Summer Seminar, Teachers Learn Advanced Courses Aren’t Just For Some

July 17, 2015

By Susan Gonzalez, Chalkbeat Colorado | July 17, 2015

Chalkbeat Colorado logoWhen Miranda Schaelling started an Advanced Placement environmental science course three years ago at Harrison High School in Colorado Springs only 16 students enrolled. But next fall, her class roster will boast 126 students.

Her key to increasing enrollment? Encourage everyone to join, regardless of science proficiency, and to not worry about the end-of-year test many students take for college credit.