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AP Macroeconomics

Admission Requirements

Since AP courses are designed to be more difficult than regular secondary school courses under the BC curriculum, students must satisfy our minimum criteria in order to take AP courses at Giraffe Learning Centre. Students must submit their school transcripts for our review and assessment prior to the permission of their registration.

For those students who are willing to participate in our AP Guarantee 5 Macroeconomics course, they must successfully pass the AP Macroeconomics placement test at Giraffe Learning Centre prior to their registration. Please be reminded that students can only take this placement test once.

 

Why Giraffe?

  1. We have Award Winning Instructors teaching our AP courses.
  2. We offer small classes, with a maximum number of 4 students per class. If you prefer private sessions, please contact us for details.
  3. Students participating in our AP courses can attend a one-month seminar style review session prior to their examination date. For this particular month, they can drop in anytime during our hours of operation for academic support of their corresponding AP courses. 
  4. For each AP course, we offer students at least 5 mock examination sets and at least 6 past examination sets with academic support when necessary.
  5. We will arrange at least 2 mock tests, each with the same setup as real exams, for our students. We will assess their mock test results and offer suggestions on exam strategies.
  6. Students can participate in AP Exam Preparation

 

Course Introduction

Advanced Placement Macroeconomics (also known as AP Macroeconomics, AP Macro, APMa, or simply Macro) is an Advanced Placement macroeconomics course for high school students culminating in an exam offered by the College Board.

Study begins with fundamental economic concepts such as scarcity, opportunity costs, production possibilities, specialization, comparative advantage, demand, supply, and price determination.

Major topics include measurement of economic performance, national income and price determination, fiscal and monetary policy, and international economics and growth. AP Macroeconomics is frequently taught in conjunction with (and, in some cases, in the same year as) AP Microeconomics, although more students take the former.

 

The Giraffe AP Learning Method

Our Giraffe Learning Method combines active reading, active teaching, and in-class training. 

Active reading – At the beginning of each lesson, our instructors specify the target learning outcomes of that class. Students will actively read through course handouts according to our instructions. They will also try to answer questions related to corresponding learning outcomes.

Active teaching – During the active reading stage, our instructors observe the progress of  students in order to find their personal weakness and problems in their understanding. We will guide students through these difficulties so that they can achieve their learning outcomes.

In-class training – We will provide in-class exercises for students to practice with the new knowledge learned at each class. We will help them with their independent thinking and will provide them strategies on personal improvements.

 

Is this AP Course the right one for me? When should I take this course?

Giraffe Learning offers services on Secondary School Planning and University Admission Counselling. We will answer these questions only to those students who are currently in the counselling programs. 

AP Macroeconomics

Admission Requirements

Since AP courses are designed to be more difficult than regular secondary school courses under the BC curriculum, students must satisfy our minimum criteria in order to take AP courses at Giraffe Learning Centre. Students must submit their school transcripts for our review and assessment prior to the permission of their registration.

For those students who are willing to participate in our AP Guarantee 5 Macroeconomics course, they must successfully pass the AP Macroeconomics placement test at Giraffe Learning Centre prior to their registration. Please be reminded that students can only take this placement test once.

 

Why Giraffe?

  1. We have Award Winning Instructors teaching our AP courses.
  2. We offer small classes, with a maximum number of 4 students per class. If you prefer private sessions, please contact us for details.
  3. Students participating in our AP courses can attend a one-month seminar style review session prior to their examination date. For this particular month, they can drop in anytime during our hours of operation for academic support of their corresponding AP courses. 
  4. For each AP course, we offer students at least 5 mock examination sets and at least 6 past examination sets with academic support when necessary.
  5. We will arrange at least 2 mock tests, each with the same setup as real exams, for our students. We will assess their mock test results and offer suggestions on exam strategies.
  6. Students can participate in AP Exam Preparation

 

Course Introduction

Advanced Placement Macroeconomics (also known as AP Macroeconomics, AP Macro, APMa, or simply Macro) is an Advanced Placement macroeconomics course for high school students culminating in an exam offered by the College Board.

Study begins with fundamental economic concepts such as scarcity, opportunity costs, production possibilities, specialization, comparative advantage, demand, supply, and price determination.

Major topics include measurement of economic performance, national income and price determination, fiscal and monetary policy, and international economics and growth. AP Macroeconomics is frequently taught in conjunction with (and, in some cases, in the same year as) AP Microeconomics, although more students take the former.

 

The Giraffe AP Learning Method

Our Giraffe Learning Method combines active reading, active teaching, and in-class training. 

Active reading – At the beginning of each lesson, our instructors specify the target learning outcomes of that class. Students will actively read through course handouts according to our instructions. They will also try to answer questions related to corresponding learning outcomes.

Active teaching – During the active reading stage, our instructors observe the progress of  students in order to find their personal weakness and problems in their understanding. We will guide students through these difficulties so that they can achieve their learning outcomes.

In-class training – We will provide in-class exercises for students to practice with the new knowledge learned at each class. We will help them with their independent thinking and will provide them strategies on personal improvements.

 

Is this AP Course the right one for me? When should I take this course?

Giraffe Learning offers services on Secondary School Planning and University Admission Counselling. We will answer these questions only to those students who are currently in the counselling programs. 

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