"Let's Learn About Chemistry", written by chemistry educator, Stephanie Ryan, introduces chemistry to kids through the use of comparison activities.
Due to the COVID 19 crisis, ChemEd X videos and software is open access to all educators.
Developing Students’ Scientific Reasoning - The March 2020 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available online to subscribers. Topics featured in this issue include: nanochemistry; innovative curriculum; teaching with games; teaching with food chemistry and natural products; infrared applications; analysis using color, images, and visualization; environmental chemistry; computer-aided organic chemistry; synthesis laboratories; physical chemistry; graduate school climate assessment; chemical education research: introductory chemistry and student success.
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The February 2020 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available online to subscribers. Topics featured in this issue include: dendritic growth; inspiring interest in science; writing to learn; group work; interlocking building blocks; medicinal chemistry; teaching organic chemistry; green chemistry; spectroscopy; polymer chemistry labs; teaching resources; from the archives: light-emitting diodes (LEDs).
As part of an NSF-funded project, a team of researchers is working to build an assessment library. They are looking for feedback from the chemistry education community. Your input will help them design this valuable resource. Educators are invited to participate in a brief interview about how this tool can be most useful.
There is a new process to renew your National Board certification coming in 2021.
Lessons learned from co-teaching with an intervention specialist in ninth grade physical science: Five strategies that work with students of all intellectual abilities.
Are you looking for a way to incorporate gaming in your chemistry classroom? CollisionsTM has recently announced that their online gaming system is now free for educators!
By working with teachers nationwide, the ACCT team believes that they can help teachers re-imagine the way that they think about chemistry, and develop more purposeful and productive ways of interacting with their students to help them learn.
The ability to anticipate the errors that students tend to make should serve as a guiding principle when designing assessment items. In addition, a well-written question can uncover student misconceptions.