Developed for teachers interested in acquiring content and strategies for teaching advanced courses, these seminars will be facilitated by a master teacher and will provide a forum for the exploration and discussion of course content, best practices and instructional strategies.
Dr. Paul Gray has taught social sciences and humanities for the past 25 years and AP Human Geography since 2000 at Russellville High School in Russellville, Arkansas, where he is chair of the social sciences and humanities department. He also teaches world religions, world geography, Teacher Cadets, and coaches the Quiz Bowl team. Dr. Gray is a visiting instructor of human and regional geography at Arkansas Tech University. Paul has been a reader, table leader, question leader, and exam leader at the AP Human Geography Reading for the past 17 years and has presented at numerous geographic conferences throughout the United States, Europe, and Australia. He is a former member of the AP Human Geography test development committee. In 2008, he was named Arkansas Teacher of the Year by the Arkansas Department of Education. Paul was selected as the 2008 Grosvenor Teacher Fellow by the National Geographic Society and traveled on a National Geographic expedition to Antarctica. Paul received the Distinguished Teaching Award from the National Council for Geographic Education (NCGE) in 2003 and was named Russellville High School’s teacher of the year in 2004 and 2008. Paul was elected and served as the 2013 President of the NCGE. Paul is co-author of the 11th edition of the AP section of the Human Geography: People, Place, and Culture textbook by Fouberg, Murphy, and de Blij and the11th edition of the AP Study Guide companion both published by Wiley. Paul is also a co-founder and partner of iScore5™ which produces AP exam prep games and materials for AP human geography, psychology, world history, and government/politics for mobile phone applications. Paul has served on the standing committee of the National Assessment of Educational Progress in geography. Paul was also a committee member on the writing team of Geography for Life, the second edition of the national geography standards Geography for Life and member of the writing team of the Road Map for the 21st Century Geography Education Project - Instructional Materials and Professional Development Committee.
Term: Fall 2018
Start Date: Nov. 10, 2018
End Date: Nov. 10, 2018
Schedule: 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
Length: One Saturday
Location: Rice campus
Early Registration: $160 if registering by August 10
Late Registration: $210 if registering after October 26