As my students sighed the other day when I assigned yet another reading, "The AP doesn't stand for "Awesome Party", does it?" Nope. But it's a great class anyway!
Latest Activity: Jul 21, 2012
Hi all, We are going to start an #APBio twitter chat. We'll be having our first one on Monday (7/11) from 8-9pm EST. Topic to be: "Thoughts on the new curriculum". If you've never participated…Continue
Started by David Knuffke Jul 9, 2011.
I don't know about your school calendar, but I still have 2.5 weeks of school with my seniors before graduation. What do you all do with your AP students after the exam? I try to do things that are…Continue
Started by Jessi Van Der Volgen. Last reply by Sandy Jacobs Jun 8, 2011.
I think it'll be easier to respond if this is a discussion :) Clint Walters just learned that he is teaching AP Bio this semester. (No pressure, there, Clint!) He needs ideas and activities. I asked…Continue
Started by Elissa Hoffman. Last reply by Colin Matheson Feb 10, 2010.
I was thinking about the Lesson Study model of collaboration and I wanted to see if anyone wanted to try and work together on a unit which we would try out in our classes. I have evolution, plants, a…Continue
Started by Colin Matheson. Last reply by Colin Matheson Jan 11, 2010.
OK, it's getting to that time of year when kids make decisions about their course selections for next year. Last year we tried to recruit students by having an open house. The kids were selected from…Continue
Started by Paula Courtemanche. Last reply by Jen Jan 6, 2010.
Hello all. I am a first year AP Bio teacher. In fact, this is my first year teaching biology period. I have been confounded by the debate on whether to lecture from PowerPOint, write notes on the…Continue
Started by Jason Maas-Baldwin. Last reply by Jen Jan 6, 2010.
We have some great responses to the hardest lesson, not let's share what we do well. What lesson do you have for AP that really gets your students excited and involved. Mine is actually a class long…Continue
Started by Robert Penrose. Last reply by Jason Maas-Baldwin Jan 3, 2010.
Hello Everyone,I am so grateful for this site. I have appreciated all of the discussions and was hoping some of you would give a future AP bio teacher some advice. I am creating my syllabus/audit. I…Continue
Started by Paula. Last reply by Jen Sep 26, 2009.
I just received my invitation! I went for the first time last year and graded 1200 essays in one week. It was a lot more fun than it sounds. Is anyone else here going?I assume the College Board is…Continue
Started by Stacy Baker. Last reply by Stacy Baker May 28, 2009.