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by Deanna Cullen
Tue, 02/18/2014 - 16:07

Robert H. Hill, Jr., Ph.D., Chair, ACS Committee on Chemical Safety asked us to post the following alert about the Rainbow Demonstration. I hope chemistry teachers will share the alert with their networks.

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Journal of Chemical Education February 2014 Cover
by Mary Saecker
Tue, 02/18/2014 - 09:41

Fostering Engagement in Nanotechnology The Feburary 2014 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is now available online to subscribers at http://pubs.acs.org/toc/jceda8/91/2. The February issue features articles on nanotechnology in the areas of public engagement, instrumentation, and laboratory experiments.

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Journal of Chemical Education January 2014 Cover
by Mary Saecker
Fri, 02/14/2014 - 10:57

ACS Publications—Most Trusted. Most Cited. Most Read The January 2014 issue marks the start of the 91st volume of the Journal of Chemical Education. This issue plus the content of all past volumes are available online to subscribers at http://pubs.acs.org/jchemeduc. The January 2014 issue will be available as a sample issue for the entire year, so the full text of all articles can be accessed without a subscription. Subscription information is available at http://pubs.acs.org/page/subscribe.html?ref=jceda8.

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Journal of Chemical Education December 2013 Cover
by Mary Saecker
Fri, 02/07/2014 - 12:11

Changing the Landscape of Chemical Education The December 2013 issue of the Journal of Chemical Education is available online to subscribers at http://pubs.acs.org/toc/jceda8/90/12. This issue of JCE plus the content of all past issues, volumes 1 through 90, are available to subscribers at http://pubs.acs.org/jchemeduc.

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Students participate in a BoardWalk
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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