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by Erica Posthuma-Adams
Sun, 01/26/2014 - 15:03

In my first post I mentioned using the Chemistry Modeling Curriculum (CMC) in my classroom.  Although Modeling Instruction (MI) has been around for over 20 years, I discovered it during a workshop in the summer of 2010.

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by Sarah Kong
Fri, 01/24/2014 - 07:48

I graduated from Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan, with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry and education at the age of twenty-one. My first job, however, was in Texas, over 1,200 miles away from home. I was in a new state, with a new culture, working under a new title: teacher.

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by Deanna Cullen
Mon, 01/06/2014 - 11:26

Stephen Radice is a multi-award winning chemistry teacher from Brooklyn, New York. For the past 26 of his 29 years of teaching, he has made chemistry accessible and brought it to life for every level of student at Edward R. Murrow High School. His wife, Kathy, also teaches chemistry at Murrow High School and collaborates with Stephen when planning lessons. It is clear that his fellow staff, chemistry colleagues around the country and most importantly, his students, admire him. Stephen was presented the Conant Award for 2013.  Read the interview below and you will be inspired by his love for his career and his students. You can also read the article announcing his award in Chemical & Engineering News.

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by Tom Kuntzleman
Mon, 12/02/2013 - 16:21

Recent ChemEd X posts about Expo neon markers led Tom Kuntzleman to create a video showing how he uses these markers to teach fluorescence and chemiluminescence.

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by Mary Saecker
Thu, 11/14/2013 - 13:52

Ninety Years New The November 2013 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available online at http://pubs.acs.org/toc/jceda8/90/11. This latest issue of JCE plus the content of all past issues, volumes 1 through 90, are available at http://pubs.acs.org/jchemeduc.

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by Deanna Cullen
Fri, 10/18/2013 - 11:04

The College Board released a new framework for the AP chemistry course that teachers are using this year. The new curriculum emphasizes big ideas, enduring understandings, and science practices.

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by Mary Saecker
Thu, 10/10/2013 - 12:08

Celebrating National Chemistry Week 2013—Energy: Now and Forever The October 2013 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available online [http://pubs.acs.org/toc/jceda8/90/10]. This latest issue of JCE plus the content of all past issues, volumes 1 through 90, are available at http://pubs.acs.org/jchemeduc.

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by Mary Saecker
Wed, 09/18/2013 - 12:32

Future Directions of Chemistry Education Research The September 2013 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available online [http://pubs.acs.org/toc/jceda8/90/9]. This latest issue of JCE plus the content of all past issues, volumes 1 through 90, are available at http://pubs.acs.org/jchemeduc.

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by Mary Saecker
Thu, 09/12/2013 - 10:43

A collection of editor-selected articles from the Journal of Chemical Education on the 2013 National Chemistry Week theme, "Energy: Now and Forever!", is available at: http://pubs.acs.org/page/jceda8/ncw2013.html.

Enjoy these JCE resources on batteries, biofuels, fuel cells, future fuels, nuclear energy, and solar energy.

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JCE August 2013 Cover
by Mary Saecker
Wed, 09/04/2013 - 13:18

Promoting Interest in and Understanding of Chemistry for 90 Years The August 2013 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available online [http://pubs.acs.org/toc/jceda8/90/8]. This latest issue of JCE plus the content of all past issues, volumes 1 through 90, are available at http://pubs.acs.org/jchemeduc.

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