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    Jul 09, 2017
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    I would recommend this course because it was lenient.

    Course highlights:

    The highlights of this course was the teacher! Mr. Denison is a cool teacher who takes a lot in consideration when it comes to his students if you're someone who actually puts in the effort or you're trying to. He doesn't spend too much time lecturing and when he does, he actually allows you to record him.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    Make sure you take advantage of all notes that are given to you and study them over and over like they're a study guide. You'll be able to pass any test.

    • Summer 2017
    • Dension
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    • Lots of Writing Group Projects Great Discussions
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    Feb 23, 2017
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    I am a STEM scholar, and while I excel in humanities, I have not always enjoyed the learning experiences, especially social studies because most courses involved laborious note taking and memorization of tedious facts. So, I expected AP U.S. History to be much of the same; however, Mr. Tucker’s class was special, mainly because he “makes the difference, not the classroom.” He encourages students to look beyond our reading to understand why historical interpretations differ or change in context, creating safe spaces for us to take risks in sharing our original thinking.

    Course highlights:

    We had impassioned class debates involving monumental Supreme Court Cases, intriguing Socratic discussions that illuminated our individual interpretations of the Constitution, and entertaining activities, such as Antebellum Speed Dating, where I dressed in character as Susan B. Anthony. Loved every moment of this class!

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    This class requires independent reading and writing; be sure to keep pace. You don't want to fall behind and overwhelm yourself before major exams, but you also don't want to feel like you can't engage in class discussions because you didn't do enough reading and thinking to justify your perspectives. Be sure to attend his office hours and to attend the AP prep sessions on the weekends. Those of who did scored really well on the AP exam, many others passed, but I believe those weekends made the difference for the rest of us. Mr. Tucker is very understanding and very supportive; I don't know anyone who didn't do well in his class.

    • Fall 2016
    • Mr. Tucker
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