Arkansas AIMS - encouraging rigor, rewarding excellence

Arkansas Advanced Initiative for Math and Science, Inc., AR AIMS, an affiliate of the National Math and Science Initiative, exists to strengthen the teaching of the AP¬ģ mathematics, science, and English courses and to build enrollment and increase the number of students taking and earning qualifying scores on AP¬ģ exams in these subjects.


UPCOMING TRAINING For PreAP Teachers in Grades 6-11 and for Elementary Teachers in Grades 3-5 

  • Laying the Foundation Information: Click HERE¬†
  • LTF ¬†is content based, incorporates higher order thinking, common core, and new generation science standards.
  • LTF aides in your preparation for teacher evaluation.
  • LTF is approved to count as ADE’s required training for PreAP teachers.
  • LTF is a four day training.

Training 1:  June 23-27, 2015               Registration, click HERE.

                       MS/HS Years 1, 2, 3

                       Math, Science, and English

                       Greenbrier High School

Training 2:  July 14-17, 2015                  Registration, click HERE.

                         MS/HS Years 1, 2, 3

                         Math, Science, and English

                         Prairie Grove High School

 

Training Sites for Elementary LTF for Grades 3-5 will be announced very soon.  Check back and plan to attend the very best PD you will find this summer.

 

In the NEWS–

ARKANSAS AIMS RETURN ON INVESTMENT 

FACTS:

  • 17.4% OF THE HIGH SCHOOLS IN ARKANSAS ARE AR AIMS HIGH SCHOOLS
  • IN 2014 STUDENTS IN AR AAIMS SCHOOLS TOOK 11,671 AP EXAMS
  • IN 2014 AP STUDENTS IN AR AIMS SCHOOLS OBTAINED 3, 332 QUALIFYING SCORES ON AP EXAMS
  • IN 2014, THE % OF STUDENTS IN THE NATION OBTAINING A QUALIFYING AP SCORE WAS 13.2%
  • IN 2014, THE % OF ARKANSAS STUDENTS OBTAINING A QUALIFYING AP SCORE WAS 10.8%
  • In 2014, THE % OF AR AIMS STUDENTS OBTAINING A QUALIFYING AP SCORE WAS 28.5%!


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Arkansas AAIMS Calendar of Professional Development Events     AAIMS Calendar 2014-2015

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