Robert Larkin has a BA in Economics from Middlebury College and MALS with concentration in Economics, Wesleyan University.
Bob is recognized nationally as an educational innovator. He has taught economics and history at Deerfield Academy in Massachusetts and St George's School in Rhode Island where he held the Anthony M. Zane Teaching Chair in history. Since 1989, he has been a College Board Consultant for AP economics and served for many years on the faculty of the Taft Educational Center in Connecticut. Additionally, as a College Board consultant, Bob has most recently conducted a two-day session for experienced teachers of AP economics in Waltham, Ma, taught a weeklong workshop for experienced teachers at the Hong Kong International School and workshops for the State of Washington.
Bob co-authored the original Advanced Placement economics course for the College Board in 1989. College Board honored him with the AP Teacher Recognition Award in 1999 for his longstanding commitment to the Advanced Placement Program, a commitment he has sustained by reading AP exams and conducting workshops for teachers in economics throughout the country for over 25 years.
As a consultant at McGraw Hill, Bob has contributed instructional materials for McConnell, Brue, Flynn AP Economics 19e, and is part of the team that developed new multi-media learning resources for economics (http://onboard.mcgraw-hill.com/).
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