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by Deanna Cullen
Wed, 07/13/2022 - 13:16

On July 11, 2022, Nora Walsh shared tips and advice for integrating interactive notebooks into chemistry lessons. In this ChemEd X Talk she spoke on everything from organizing your classroom for notebooking to how to plan layouts, general and specific ideas for input and output, and some ideas on grading/scoring interactive notebooks. View a recording of Nora's presentation and access materials here.

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by Iain Smellie
Fri, 07/01/2022 - 07:56

Educators may be able to use these anthocyanin experiments to make a connection between the food we eat and the chemical principles that are employed to ensure that canned foodstuffs can be preserved properly.

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by ChemEd X
Tue, 06/14/2022 - 12:50

Our ChemEd X team is looking for feedback from readers to assist in planning future content and professional development for our ChemEd X community. Our goal is to provide you with meaningful and quality content that best fits your needs. 

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by ChemEd X
Fri, 06/10/2022 - 10:15

Chad Husting is a self proclaimed science nerd who loves helping kids figure things out. He has been a Lead Contributor for ChemEd X since 2017. With the hope of helping readers get to know him better, we asked him a series of questions. Check out his responses.

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by ChemEd X
Tue, 05/31/2022 - 15:58

Dean Campbell is a veteran instructor that enjoys sharing his passion for chemistry with students, instructors and the public. Get to know Dean and learn about his favorite demonstration!

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by Deanna Cullen
Wed, 04/20/2022 - 12:24

Many chemistry teachers use models and diagrams to help students describe how matter behaves at the particle level. On April 14, 2022, Doug Ragan explained how he uses colored magnets in his classroom to represent things such as subatomic particles, states of matter, balancing chemical equations, types of bonding, molecular geometry and much more. View a recording of his presentation and access materials he uses. 

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by ACCT Admin
Fri, 03/11/2022 - 13:13
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by ACCT Admin
Thu, 03/10/2022 - 10:54

This final ACCT session will offer opportunities for participants to work collaboratively as we use the LASW protocol to review each of the final formative assessments that were given to students. Time will be spent reflecting on the ACCT course and engaging in discussion of the course objectives and components.
 

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by ChemEd X
Wed, 02/16/2022 - 18:25

Check out this exciting, in-person, NSF-funded, summer 2022 professional development institute for high school chemistry teachers. Priority application deadline: March 11, 2022.

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by Deanna Cullen
Wed, 02/16/2022 - 18:00

Solutions are all around us in life and chemistry class! On February 10th, 2022, Kristen Vanderveen discussed solubility curves, molarity calculations, using particulate level modeling and simulations, making real world connections and so much more in this ChemBasics Talk. View a recording of her presentation and access materials she has suggested here.

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