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Authentic Project-Learning Experiences (APLEs) promote learners' transfer of their content knowledge and industry competencies to solve open-ended challenges in their career pathway or community. Learners:

  • Exercise agency by selecting an inquiry pathway and using their expertise to solve real-world problems.

  • Analyze authentic situations with industry professional guidance to design innovative solutions that produce relevant and community-connected outcomes.

Staff Pick

Introduction to Authentic Project-Learning Experiences

Dr. Dayna Laur, Co-Founder of Project ARC provides an overview of Authentic Project- Learning Experiences (APLEs).

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Instructional Units

Unit 1 Accounting APLE: Today's Cup O'Jo
Unit 2 Accounting APLE: Business Startup

Featured Resources

APLE Implementation Stages


APLE Implementation Stages: Challenges & Purpose • Inquiry & Ideas • Context & Perspective...

APLE Educator Practices & Learner Agency

The Educator Practices and Learner Agency behaviors are required during the essential stages of APLEs. The stages...

Accounting Program for Building the Profession (APBP)

Free Professional Learning

The AICPA offers training for high school teachers on an advanced accounting curriculum. This college-level...

Color Accounting

Instructional Resources

Learning materials and teaching resources for your classroom that increase teacher satisfaction and improve...

Wharton Business Journal

High School Level

Business Journal Articles are written for high school students and explore business...

Start Here Go Places

Accounting resources

Powered by AICPA | High school educators can never have too many resources for reaching students - especially...

Today's Dough

Learner Curated Content

Today’s Dough is a student-driven business, finance, marketing news, and blog platform that allows...

Accounting Crossword Puzzles

Monthly Challenges

A new crossword puzzle will be created each month, drawing from more than 300 accounting terms curated by AICPA...

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