Error in AP Chemistry ‘Exam’ 2020 confirmed

Error in AP Chemistry ‘Exam’ 2020 confirmed

A couple of weeks ago I wrote to Jamie Benigna (Director AP Chemistry Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment) to ask about an error that I spotted in one of the questions used in the AP Chemistry 'exam' in 2020. Here's an extract from the email that I sent to him. In...

The real lesson for vulnerable teens

The real lesson for vulnerable teens

If you're an impressionable, highly-strung, high achieving 15 to 18 year old, this AP 'exam' season has been stressful. I get it, I really do. I've been in this game (and a MUCH, MUCH, MUCH higher stakes version of it in the UK) for 30 years, and I have two children...

17 TOPICS, OR 6 OR 9 UNITS?

17 TOPICS, OR 6 OR 9 UNITS?

That sounds like a Chicago song, but ... ... in various places on this site, you will see references in the AP sections to "17 TOPICS", "6 UNITS" and "9 UNITS". This can be confusing, so here's the background to those distinctions. 17 TOPICS Up to, and through the...

So you’ve taken the AP Chemistry Exam in 2020. What will your score be?

Free AP Chemistry Tutorials during COVID-19

04/03/20: EDIT: I have decided to cancel these sessions, since following recent announcements by the College Board, I beleive that the 2020 'exam' has zero integrity, and I do not wish to be part of the fiasco. As promised, I intend to offer a series of free, online,...

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