Bubbled In: Standardized Testing in AP Course Curricula

Bubbled In: Standardized Testing in AP Course Curricula

After taking her first unit test in an Advanced Placement class at the beginning of junior year, Alyse Tran ’18 said she felt:   a) Frustration b) A decline in motivation c) Helplessness d) All of the above The correct answer is D. The test was an old AP Spanish Language and Culture Exam issued […]

Junior wins Italian essay competition

By Mariel Brunman Annie Wasserman ’13 placed first in an Italian essay writing competition run by the Consulate General of Italy and the Department of Italian Language and Research at UCLA. The competition took place on May 12. Wasserman started learning Italian two years ago through a Harvard-Westlake summer course, then continued through Directed Studies. […]

Teachers use forums, blogs

By Julie Barzilay and Cody Schott The History and Foreign Language Departments have started using online blogs and forums to help connect and educate their classes, Spanish teahcer Nancy Holme-Elledge said. After a two-year hiatus, Holme-Elledge and Latin teacher Paul Chenier have re-implemented online forums in some of their language classes to enhance the experience […]