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Updates to the AP Physics 1 Curriculum

The College Board’s AP Physics 1 Course and Exam Description was updated in the fall of 2021 to reflect that the AP Physics 1 exam will no longer test what were previously units 8, 9 and 10 (electric force and field, DC circuits, and mechanical waves and sound). The College Board explained the ... Read More

 

Critical Thinking & Problem Solving in Math

“I’m not sure what to do.” It is one of the most frustrating situations for a student because you can feel completely lost and without a sense of direction. Time and time again, students get stumped on an assignment or dreaded word problem. They have just recently learned the concepts, ... Read More

 

Updates to the AP Biology Curriculum

For the 2019-2020 academic year, CollegeBoard made several revisions to the AP Biology Course and Exam. The reasoning was that many educators had complained that the scope of Biology was too wide to fit into an AP course, so both the number of questions on the exam and the breadth of material ... Read More

 

Math Education in the Era of COVID-19

As we all navigate our way through the COVID-19 pandemic and into a new normal, many thoughts are going through our heads: can I bring my COVID puppy to work? Where the heck did I put my vaccination card? What’s math going to be like this fall? More fun I hope! With schools (and tutoring ... Read More

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