Gamifying Chemistry - Online Professional Development

text: Gamifying Chemistry

The Center for Teaching and Learning at the Illinois Mathematics and Science Academy now offers a variety of online professional development opportunities. Among the current selection, there is a chemistry offering titled Gamifying Chemistry.

In this Learning Experience, educators will explore the use of common games as a tool for an inquiry-based approach to introducing topics in general chemistry such as atomic structure and periodic trends. Relevant lesson plan materials, including templates for both in-person and remote learning, are provided. The full description as well as all of the online offerings can be found on the . Those interested can also access the direct registration link for the  professional learning experience.

Cost: $50.00

Time Required: Up to 3 hours (This allows for a period of reflection and testing out the 2 presented activities.)

Continuing Professional Development Unit (CPDU): 3 hours

There are several other professional development opportunities available for grade bands K - 12 related to STEM, Inquiry Based Teaching, Problem Based Learning and Competency Driven Instruction.

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Event Type: 
professional development program
October 1, 2020, 6:58 am to May 31, 2021, 4:58 am