Too Many Snow Days, Too Little Time!

I don't know about you, but I haven't had a full week of school since our winter break in December! Amazing, I know.  But no matter how many days we have off  - the AP Chemistry Exam will still be on May 5, 2014.  What's a AP chemistry teacher to do?

As a first year AP chem teacher, the days off have aided me in getting some much needed work done - after all, I click through approximately 25-30 power point slides in a 40-minute class period.  That's enough work to make even the strongest of the strong break out in hives.  Ahhh, AP chemistry, not only do you scare students and teachers alike, but you can make a teacher break out in a sweat before her class starts and skip lunch on a daily basis.  Good times.  

I look forward to next year when most of my time will be spent learning how to teach the content instead of being one day ahead of my students.

So what topic are you covering now?  Right now we're on Acid-Base Equilibria.  I just finished my power points that I'll be using for this unit.  Amazing what a snow day off from school can help a teacher accomplish!

I hope you are staying warm, slip and slide-free, and keep pushing through the AP content even despite this horrible weather we're having in the north east.

Ms. Razz is an enthusiastic chemistry teacher in New Jersey.  She often counts herself to sleep at night using molecules or by reciting Avogadro's number. (For real.) She believes that every student has the power to learn anything, even chemistry.  After all, she remembers this hustle didn't always come easy to her. She's also a Teachers Pay Teachers seller and you can view and purchase her lessons here.

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