Tag: AP environmental

Environmental Musicality

Each and every class that I've had the pleasure of teaching during my seven years has had its own unique personality. Some have been tight-knit, some have been sarcastic, others have been creative, and none

POV

POV ... Pizza Over Vegetables? Polite or Vociferous?

Point of View

Any person who is familiar with the fine art of an argument is well aquainted with the truth that an argument cannot be won unless

Tiny Zoo

I've observed an interesting phenomenon during my time as a biology teacher. In general, one of the first questions I will be asked by students entering my class is, "When are we going to dissect

An Ode to Group Work

Oh group work, how I love to hate thee.

In your grips the strong struggle and the weak float.

You bring creativity to the blank and befuddlement to the enlightened.

Such a confusing thing you

Breaking News

While I am writing about teaching strategies, I might as well toss out another favorite. I love to give students a complex challenge and a seemingly impossibly short amount of time in which to complete

Round and Round

The second semester has finally begun and with it the frenzy that is AP Environmental Science (affectionately known as APES). While I love this course and this class, the pace is brutal to say the