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® mathematics, science, and English courses and to build enrollment and increase the number of students taking and earning qualifying scores on AP® exams in these subjects.
IN THE NEWS
ONLINE AP PREP SESSIONS ARE BACK!
Arkansas AIMS offers live and recorded AP preparation. We offer online lessons via Zoom.us from expert presenters that target specific skills to enhance learning and quality scores on the AP Exams. These lessons will be offered live on specific Saturdays throughout school year. These live sessions are recorded and access links shared with AAIMS teachers. For access links, AAIMS Schools should contact your content director.
Click here for the 2016-17 Zoom Schedule.
Register for 2016-2017 Workshops Today!
AP and PreAP English Content Workshops:
English: Nov. 3-4 AP Workshop–$375-UALR
English: Feb. 17, 2017 Writing Workshop–$200-UALR
English: June 7-8, 2017 Pre AP English Workshop–$350-Siloam Springs High School
English: August 1-2, 2017 Pre AP English Workshop–$350-UALR
AP MATH Workshop
Math: October 4-5 AP Workshop–$375-UALR
AP SCIENCE WORKSHOP
Science: October 17-18 AP Workshop$375-UALR
English: January 30-31, 2017–$350-UALR
Math: April 6, 2017–$250-UALR
Science April 7, 2017–$250-UALR
Non-AR AIMS schools add $100 to registration costs.
Boot Camp PREP–2nd Successful Year!
UA: July 18-22 and UALR: July 25-29
AAIMS ONLINE AP PREP Click here for the 2015-16 ZOOM SCHEDULE
New Cohort 8 Schools! Welcome: Genoa, Huntsville, Jacksonville-North Pulaski, Lincoln, Paragould, Stuttgart
- Cohort 7: Hope, Lonoke, Magnet Cove, Siloam Springs, and White Hall. We are now in 55 schools across the state.
- AR AIMS—70% increase in Qualifying scores from 2008-2015
- AR AIMS—5th in the Country with increases in Qualifying scores in all MSE exams for Minority Students—237% increase
- We are now in 60 schools across the state—18.4% of the high schools
AAIMS/AP SCHOOL CELEBRATION ASSEMBLIES
AAIMS Schools around the state reward students’ success on AP Exams. The students pictured below received at least 1 qualifying score on the 2015 AP Exam. Dr. Ken James AAIMS President, celebrated with Centerpoint High and Star City High Schools:
2015 AAIMS 2-DAY CONTENT WORKSHOPS
The 2015 AAIMS AP Content Conferences were held on the UALR Campus in the Donaghey Student Center. Over 350 teachers from 41 AAIMS schools across the state attended these conferences. Presenters at the PreAP Science workshop were A+ Alabama authors and trainers: PAP Biology, Robert Summers and PAP Chemistry, Debbie Anderson. AP Math presenters were as follows: AP Cal AB Mark Kiraly from Denton, TX; AP Cal BC Dennis Donovan from Westwood, Massachusettes; and AP Stat Daren Starnes from Princeton, NJ. AP Science Presenters were Robert Summers, A+ Alabama Content Director; Mark Little, CollegeBoard reader and consultant; TJ Dortch, CollegeBoard reader and consultant; Eric Lambert, A+ Alabama Consultant; and Jennifer Orgo, CollegeBoard reader and consultant, Environmental Science. AP English presenters were AP Language: Robert Kuhn and Jennifer Troy and AP Literature: Thom Wade and Mary McDonald.
Arkansas AIMS Offers NEW CUSTOMIZED Training for 2015-2016!
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AAIMS 1st Summer “Boot Camp” PREP was a BIG SUCCESS!
AAIMS Summer PREP–PreAP Readiness for Eager People–July 27-31, 2015
2015 Arkansas AIMS Summer Workshops
PreAP English Workshop was July 21-22, 2015; LTF English, 6-12- Prairie Grove: July 14-17; LTF Elementary 3-5/6, Ft. Smith, July 28-31; PreAP Science Workshop June 29-July 2, 2015; LTF Math, Greenbrier June 23-26.
The English Pre-AP training held at UALR-Benton offered a variety of sessions that provided central Arkansas teachers additional knowledge and practice in the intricacies of literacy and rhetorical analyses both in reading and writing.
AAIMS Is the Arkansas Venue for Laying the Foundation. Call us 501-683-7689 or ontact firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com schedule your workshop.
Elementary LTF (3-5) is now available through AAIMS! Get your entire district vertically aligned to ensure student achievement. Click here for information: Elementary LTF
AAIMS offers LTF 4-day workshops. Cost is $500. per teacher for AAIMS schools; $600. per teacher for Non-AAIMS schools.
- LTF is content based, incorporates higher order thinking, common core, and new generation science standards.
- LTF aides in preparation for teacher evaluation.
- LTF is approved to count as ADE’s required training for PreAP certification.
AAIMS Offers ONLINE AP EXAM PREP
For Titles, Click AAIMS Prep for Website Sheet 2015