This page contains information and resource useful to AP Chemistry
teachers. Your feedback, comments and questions are welcome.
Become an AP Reader
I would like to encourage interested high school AP teachers
and interested higher education faculty to consider becoming an AP Reader. Information
about the reading can be found at the College
Board web site. To access all of the resources available to teachers it
is recommended you logon. Logging on is free and only takes a moment. An AP
form is available at APCentral.
AP 2-day Conference Presentations
I have presented at several 2-day Professional Conferences organized
by the College Board. My most recent talks on Ionic Equations, Atomic Structure
and Periodicity, Grading the 2000 AP Examination and Web Resources for the AP
Chemistry Teacher are available. Additional
talks, include: Chemical Bonding: Intermolecular and Intramolecular Attractions;
and Misconceptions and Confusions Common to Our Students. Check the links to the
Norman and Houston 2-day Professional Conferences for the current talks.
AP Summer Institutes
I've been involved doing AP Institutes during the summer of 1999 - 2016. This summer (2016) Lisa McGaw are doing an APSI at Saint Marys Hall in San Antonio.
Links to summer institutes include many of the materials and resources we used
at the Institute. There are useful lecture
and a sample syllabus
for an AP Chemistry course. I taught an AP Chemistry class between 1989 and
1992 and I have a LectureGuide
and a Laboratory manual
that I used with my students during that period. There is a link to all of these
materials. Additionally there is a CD-ROM that contains computer animations,
and even more supporting materials for the AP Chemistry teacher available from
Inc. Even more animations, the Teaching Partner LectureGuide and Laboratory
Manual are available on the CD-ROM. The Teaching Partner materials include all
of the answer, problem set answers, examination answers and all of the preparation
information for the laboratory.
Courses at Oklahoma State University
If you are an AP teacher check out CHEM
1314 (first semester introductory chemistry) and CHEM
1515 (second semester introductory chemistry). These are courses I teach
at OSU that are equivalent to AP Chemistry. There are lots of resources you
may find useful on the pages for these two courses.
AP Table Leader Page
This page contains information for AP
Table Leaders. Some of the information is already available on my Web Site.
Presently some of the information is restricted to the table leaders and I am
currently password protecting this page. I hope to be able to make this page
more available to interested AP teachers soon.
AP Reader Page
I'm currently working on a page for the Readers
participating in the 2001 AP Reading in Clemson. This will have the pictures
of all readers, the e-mail list, and Lew Acampora and Jackie Simms' Farewell
Poem to Peter Sheridan. I hope to have some pictures of the Peter's farewell
celebration here also.
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