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by Deanna Cullen
Wed, 01/02/2019 - 12:24

ChemEd X has invited professionals working in chemistry related fields to write about their background, experience and advice they have for those interested in a similar career path. Chemistry instructors can use these as a resource to help students glimpse the variety of chemistry related fields open to them. 

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by Jason Kong
Wed, 01/02/2019 - 09:20

Read Jason Kong’s career profile describing his background and his current position as a chemical laboratory supervisor for the Ohio Department of Agriculture.

 

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by Erica K. Jacobsen
Sat, 12/15/2018 - 19:24

Erica Jacobsen shares highlights from the December 2018 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education.

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by Mary Saecker
Fri, 12/14/2018 - 16:03

Promoting Engagement in Critical Thinking

The December 2018 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available to subscribers. Topics featured in this issue include: wetting modification by photocatalysis, innovative approaches to promote student engagement, connecting concepts with real-world applications, examining outreach and peer-led team learning, exploring polymer chemistry, understanding kinetics, computer-based learning tools, cost-effective equipment, exploring the archives: carbohydrates.

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by Mary Saecker
Thu, 11/15/2018 - 15:06

Increasing Authenticity of the Student Experience

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by Erica K. Jacobsen
Tue, 11/13/2018 - 23:22

Erica Jacobsen shares highlights from the November 2018 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education.

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by Deborah Herrington
Fri, 10/19/2018 - 16:55

Recent efforts have recognized the Framework for K-12 Science Education and the Next Generation Science Standards as the most current research regarding what we know about teaching and learning of science, and have suggested that 3-dimensional (3D) instruction should guide science instruction at not only the K-12 level, but also at the college level.

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by Scott Milam
Thu, 10/18/2018 - 22:27

Light is a challenging topic in chemistry. In this article, I share an outline of how I approach the content related to interactions between matter and light using activities, a simulation, demonstrations and whiteboards.

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by Erica K. Jacobsen
Mon, 10/15/2018 - 11:19

Erica Jacobsen shares highlights from the October 2018 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education.

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by Deanna Cullen
Thu, 10/04/2018 - 15:26

Maria Gallardo-Williams and Holly Walter Kerby created The Mole Storytelling Jam (modeled after the popular Moth Lab) and hosted the inaugural event as part of the 2018 BCCE. Read the interview with Maria and Holly. You can listen to all the stories shared at the event as well.

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