Frequently Asked Questions
How is my grade in this course determined?
Before the exam: 25% quiz average, 25% lab average, 50% test average.
After the exam: 18.75% quiz average, 18.75% lab average, 37.5% test average, 25% final exam.
When will you drop the two lowest quiz grades?
I will drop the two most damaging quizzes (not necessarily the lowest quiz grades) by the end of each nine-week grading period.
When are your tutoring hours?
By appointment at lunch.
When will the final exam for the course be?
1st semester: TBA. 2nd semester: TBA
When will the 2014 AP Exam be given?
8:00 a.m., Monday, May 5, 2014
If I miss a lab, how can I make it up?
I will handle such a situation on a case-by-case basis.
What is the format for lab reports? What is the grading rubric for lab reports?
These will be announced in class.
What is the best way to prepare for tests?
Do all of the assigned homework.
Would you write me a recommendation letter?
Generally, yes. Please allow me two weeks of time to complete your letter.