The annual STANYS (Science Teachers Association of New York State) coming up in November promises to grow your understanding of everything NGSS chemistry related from sessions on phenomena, to growing your understanding of Science and Engineering Practices, to incorporating instruction by means of Cross-Cutting Concepts, to storylines and assessment.
Do you have a unique way that you partner with your students, other faculty, universities, businesses, local high schools, surrounding community, etc. to achieve student success? Are you using innovative approaches inside and/or outside of the classroom? We want you to come share your ideas about what you are doing and your successes! And high school chemistry faculty are welcome and registration for high school chemistry faculty is FREE!
ChemEd 2019 will take place July 21 through July 25, 2019. ChemEd X will be there! Will you?
A quick shout out about ChemEd 2019 and just a few of the workshops, labs and presentations that are being prepared for the conference!
2YC3 Summer Conference June 2019 in Midland, MI
It is the time of year when POGIL workshops are being planned and registration is open. The facilitation teams are awesome and it is a very worthwhile experience, not just about POGIL, but about teaching, learning, and how we think about our students.
This year's STANYS Conference will be held at the Riverside Convention Center in Rochester NY on November 3-5, 2018.
The 2018 Freshman Research Initiative (FRI) Conference will take place October 3-5, 2018 at the University of Texas at Austin. The FRI conference is designed to engage and support faculty and administrators who are interested in adapting the FRI educational model at their own institutions.
If you have never attended an official Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) training, you may consider doing so this summer. Many educators mention they have used POGIL activities. The POGIL pedagogy is not simply students completing worksheets. It requires training to implement it in order to achieve the desired effects of developing students process skills along with providing the opportunity for students to self discover content through collaborative roles.
The Biennial Conference on Chemical Education (BCCE) is providing an engaging afternoon program for K-8 teachers interested in physical science or chemistry concepts in their classrooms. This summer marks the 25th BCCE meeting and the first time the organizers have developed programming for the K-8 community. Registration is now open!