9-12, AP Computer Science A

Individualized Learning in AP CSA and CSII

At the CSTA 2020 Conference this year, I attended Pam Whitlock’s excellent and informative session on what she refers to as “individualized learning.” The concept is relatively simple: students take a pre-test and then work through a series of modules for the unit at their own pace. The modules provide opportunities for students to choose how they want to learn and class time can be used to work with small groups or individual students. Here’s my plan of attack.