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Summer France Trip

Summer France Trip

July 28, 2014

This summer, six students, Corinne Fales (’16) , Ashleigh Manby (’16), Emma Kumer (’16), Rachel...

Are AP Reviews Helpful?

Allison Hartwig, Reporter

July 28, 2014

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year.” Warmer temperatures are on the way, the shorts are being taken out of the closet, and AP exams have arrived. Students have prepared for months, and many find their review in the form of a review session, offered by many of the AP class teachers. I myself have attended every AP...

Block Scheduling Would Benefit from Semiannual AP Tests

Natalie Alteri, Reporter

July 28, 2014

     Each year in May, over one million high school students around the world take Advanced Placement exams in the hopes of earning college credit. However, with the number of schools changing to block scheduling, preparing for AP exams is becoming increasingly difficult. Although College Board, the organization which administers ...

Flipped Classroom: Cons

Amritha Jayashankar

July 25, 2014

During the past couple of years, the teaching method of “flipped classroom” has gained unprecedented popularity. Many schools across the nation have implemented this teaching style, in hopes that students will have increased understanding of difficult concepts. However, flipped classroom’s popularity has already begun...

Flipped Classroom: Pros

Emily Cape

July 25, 2014

     With recent changes in scheduling, numerous AP and regular teachers at Brookfield Central have decided to “flip” their classes. Essentially, this means that students watch lecture videos at home and then, while in class the next day, they work on homework problems.      I had the opportunity to experience one o...

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