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A question of integrity

As in '20, I will NOT report my '21 #apchem scores publicly. As in '20, the '21 scores are illegitimate since ALL exams taken at home were subject...

Sequence and timing for AP chemistry

Sequence and timing for AP chemistry

I've written about sequence and timing here in the past, but here's a little extension that might be useful to AP Chemistry teachers. On the page...

Definitions – they’re important!

Definitions – they’re important!

On old A Level and IB exams there were commonly questions that straight-up asked for definitions. Literally, "Define ... X". Common examples of X...

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...

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"...