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AP Chemistry Summer Workshops 2018 Online

AP Chemistry Summer Workshops 2018 Online: Once again this coming summer, I plan to offer two, AP Chemistry Teacher Workshops, and I’d love to have you join me. These courses will be the 9th and 10th respectively, that I have offered online. Below you will find details of the workshops but, if after reading this […]

AP Chemistry Summer Workshops 2017 Online

AP Chemistry Summer Workshops 2017 Online: Once again this summer, I plan to offer two, AP Chemistry Teacher Workshops, and I’d love to have you join me. These courses will be the 7th and 8th respectively, that I have offered online. Below you will find details of the workshops but, if after reading this post […]

AP Chemistry Summer Workshops 2016 Online

AP Chemistry Summer Workshops 2016 Online: Once again this summer, I plan to offer two, AP Chemistry Teacher Workshops, and I’d love to have you join me. These courses will be the 5th and 6th respectively, that I have offered online. Below you will find details of the workshops but, if after reading this post […]

Fixing the AP audit

One of reasons that the audit was brought in, was to attempt to eliminate the problem that colleges were experiencing of kids turning up on campus with a transcript grade of say, ’95’ for an AP chemistry class, but apparently next to no knowledge of chemistry! These kids had apparently, at the direction of their […]

Online AP Chemistry Workshops Summer 2015

Once again this summer, I plan to offer two, online AP Chemistry Teacher Workshops. I’d love to have you join me. Below you will find details of the workshops, but, 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 […]

AP Chem Labs – don’t worry about them!

Let’s start with a statement that is a total non-negotiable for me. AP Chem Lab work has NEVER been important to AP exam success By success I mean AP scores. I think there’s a pretty good consensus on that position across most, knowledgeable groups. I’ve written (and talked and presented) about this time and time […]

Online AP Chemistry Workshops Jul & Aug 2014

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 […]

The final straw?

If you know anything about me and my views on the College Board AP Chemistry audit process, then you’ll already know that my confidence in it is close to zero, and my respect for the whole process is basically non-existent. You can read about my audit saga here. If you read that post, you’ll see […]

My 2013-14 AP Chemistry Audit – the story

Today I have submitted my 2013-14 AP Chemistry Syllabus/Audit  (version 1 with more anticipated), and I thought it might be fun (and perhaps informative!) for me to document the process here. My thoughts on the original audit (and the latest one) are well documented, and I see no point in a detailed re-hashing all of that […]

New AP materials – a sneak peek

I’m currently heavily into my AP material re-write for the new curriculum, and am encountering a number of LO’s that require me to re-think some things. One way I have been tackling some of the more obscure LO’s, is by adding additional Tasks to my notes. I thought that you might like to see a […]