Daily Archives: September 5, 2013

I’m An IOAPA Mentor…Now What?


The Iowa Online Advanced Placement Academy (IOAPA) allows Iowa students to take AP classes online.  IOAPA is especially meant for rural schools that do not have the resources to provide AP classes.  Educators can learn more at www.belinblank.org/ioapa

IOAPA: Mentoring Students Enrolled in Online Courses

Mentors for online APTM courses through Apex Learning help high school students make the most out of these challenging educational experiences. In approaching a mentoring role, you may ask yourself: What can I do to best support my students?

Mentor Responsibilities

Mentors are expected to meet daily with students, review student progress, and proctor exams. They provide frequent encouragement and assist students in learning content. Although mentors can connect students with content experts when students need instructional assistance, it is most beneficial to the student if the mentor teaches in the content area of the student’s course (e.g., a student enrolled in an…

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