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What is AP Environmental Science?

In 1998, the College Board first administered the AP Environmental Science exam for high school students. The exam is relatively new, and so is the larger discipline: the academic field of environmental science began to take form in the 1960s and 1970s as public awareness and complex regulation ... Read More

 

How to Give Effective Praise

While giving praise to students of any age seems like an overwhelmingly positive thing, it is important that we know the best practices to effectively give praise, or it can actually backfire. Building confidence and showing an appreciation of a student’s efforts is a huge part of steady. ... Read More

 

Making Learning a Foreign Language Fun!

Learning a foreign language can be a huge challenge for students. There’s vocabulary to learn, a plethora of tenses to absorb, and a whole new accent to perfect. Often, students can get lost in the minutia and details, losing engagement to the broader picture of cross-cultural connection and the ... Read More

 

Are You Prepared for the SAT Physics Subject Test?

The SAT physics subject test is an hour-long algebra-based physics exam with 75 multiple-choice questions. It covers a broad range of topics, primarily: Mechanics Electricity Magnetism Waves Optics Thermodynamics Modern physics If you want to take the SAT physics ... Read More

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