AP summer assignments reveal a fundamental flaw

I continue to hear about an increasing number of students that are being asked to complete summer assignments in advance of the school year in order to “prepare” for their AP classes in the fall. It appears that one of two things is driving this. Either...

Radio program about isomers

Here’s a link to a very nice radio program from the BBC on isomers. Worth a listen, but be quick, I doubt that the link will be around for long. http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/science/pip/07juu/?focuswin

2006 AP Scores for my classes

First off congratulations to everyone. Under any circumstances these are a very nice set of scores. Taking a deeper look we see that the average score of 4.79 is pretty much in line with what we have seen over the previous four years. The averages in ’05,...