William Dorsey

30 years in the classroom, grades 6-12. Mostly life sciences up to AP and IB, but also physics and earth science.




The Calveton School

Recent Posts by William

Wed Dec 18, 2013 4:45 PM in Course Sequencing
Hi, folks, Exploring the possibility of transitioning from a traditional (B,C,P) curriculum to Physics First. (We are already in flux with the transition from AP to IB Diploma, for jr/srs.) The issue I'm having is the scarcity of evidence that there's a true and meaningful difference in the skills and knowledge at the end of HS, and/or impact on subsequent college work. I have read the arguments ...