The four grant-winning high schools will receive access to UWorld’s online Learning Tools for APCourses for the 2021-2022 school year.
DALLAS (February 3, 2021) – UWorld, a worldwide leader in online learning to prepare for high-stakes exams, today awarded more than $62,000 in resources and support to four high schools. The UWorld AP Success Grant is designed to help schools and districts build equity in their AP programs by providing high-quality teaching and learning tools to support all AP teachers and students. Student performance in AP courses and on exams are indicators of college readiness, according to the Redefining Ready initiative of AASA, the School Superintendents Association.
The four grant recipients include:
- Bella Vista High School in San Juan USD, Fair Oaks, Calif.;
- School for Advanced Studies West in Miami Dade Public Schools, Doral, Fla.;
- Austin-East High School in Knoxville, Tenn.; and
- Westmont High School in Campbell Union High School District, Campbell, Calif.
UWorld’s Learning Tools for AP Courses make the rigor of AP curriculum understandable for students, manageable for teachers, and provide valuable program insights to administrators. The grant recipients will receive access to UWord’s online Learning Tools for AP Courses for all available AP subjects for the 2021-2022 school year. The Learning Tools include content for students, assignment tools and progress monitoring for teachers, and assessments and reporting at the student, class, campus, and district levels. Schools will also receive personalized implementation training and ongoing support.
Kathleen Turnmire, assistant administrator and instructional coach for Knox County Schools, said: “It’s critical for our students’ success that we bridge the skills-gap that has occurred over the past 18 months due to the pandemic and community trauma by providing students with resources they need to perform well in college-level courses and tests. Additionally, UWorld’s resources will help our teachers align curriculum and assessments with the rigor of AP courses.”
UWorld exam-like questions and answer explanations are modeled after the College Board® curriculum and are updated weekly to ensure rigor and alignment to current AP courses and tests. In-depth content, mini-lessons, embedded student support, and industry-leading illustrations help students understand and retain information. UWorld focuses on research-based strategies that support instruction, improve engagement, and build critical-thinking skills so that students have the knowledge and confidence to succeed.
To learn more, visit CollegePrep.UWorld.com/educators. UWorld will soon be launching its AP Success Grant for 2022-2023 school year. Educators interested in applying can visit the website for more details.
UWorld is a worldwide leader in online learning to prepare for high-stakes exams. Since 2003, UWorld has helped millions of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students prepare for their exams. At the core of UWorld’s mission is an obsession with quality so that students receive only the best in learning resources. Whether students are preparing for the ACT®, SAT®, AP®, AANP®, ANCC®, CFA®, CPA, MBE®, MCAT®, NAPLEX®/MPJE®/CPJE®, NCLEX®, PANCE/PANRE, USMLE®, COMLEX®, ABIM®, or ABFM®, UWorld ensures success by using active learning methods. With challenging practice questions that mirror the real tests and unrivaled explanations, students can efficiently and effectively prepare for every exam topic. To learn more, please visit UWorld.com.