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Let’s start with a total non-negotiable of me. Lab work has NEVER been important to AP exam success; and by success I mean scores. I think there’s a pretty good consensus on that position across most, knowledgable groups. I’ve written (and talked and presented) about this time and time again, and the essence of my […]
Today is the 180th birthday of John Venn, the Englishman who invented the Venn diagram. Today’s Google Doodle celebrates this fact. This led me to this little piece in The Guardian – a nice read! So, OK, all well and good, but what does that have to do with chemistry? Well actually, nothing per se, but […]
On July 15th I learned that I has been awarded the 2014-15 Société de Chimie Industrielle Fellowship to be completed at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia, PA. My accepted proposal outlines plans for a book that links the discovery of the chemical elements to the people and stories behind them, all in a way […]
Today marks another ‘ending’ to the inaugural, AP Chemistry course that examined the new curriculum for the first time in May of 2014. I say ‘another ending’ since there have been at least two other ‘endings’ up this point. The first ending was when I finished teaching the course, the second ending was when the […]
Following the publication of this post after this years AP exam, I wanted to follow-up, now that a little more information is in the public domain. Yesterday, as part of the latest Dog & Pony show tactics, The College Board asked teachers for their input on what students should score on the free response questions […]
I have finalized a plan for two, online, AP Chemistry Workshops for the summer of 2014. Here is an outline of the course, with some details. If, after reading this post (and some of the anticipated FAQ’s) you have further questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. Thanks for taking the time to check […]