Picks

ChemEd X contributors and staff members are continually coming across items of interest that they feel others may wish to know about. Picks include, but need not be limited to, books, magazines, journals, articles, apps—most anything that has a link to it can qualify.

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by Michael Farabaugh
Fri, 05/15/2020 - 08:22

The mission of APTeach is to create a collaborative community where teachers can share ideas about student miconceptions, pedagogy, improving student understanding, and implementing best practices for teaching chemistry.

Recent activity: 2 months 23 hours ago
by Stephanie O'Brien
Thu, 05/07/2020 - 13:51

Are you looking for a new podcast to enjoy on your way to or from work? NGS Navigators is a podcasat that offers quality professional development to support teachers with NGSS content and strategies.

Recent activity: 2 months 1 week ago
by Thomas Manning
Wed, 04/01/2020 - 17:16

 

This book is filled with computer based labs that can be used in a range of classes from high school chemistry to an undergraduate course in physical chemistry. Bentham Science has generously provided free online access to the eBook through June 30, 2020.

Recent activity: 3 months 2 weeks ago
by Kristen Drury
Tue, 03/31/2020 - 08:34

"Let's Learn About Chemistry", written by chemistry educator, Stephanie Ryan, introduces chemistry to kids through the use of comparison activities.

Recent activity: 3 months 2 weeks ago
by Stephanie O'Brien
Tue, 01/28/2020 - 18:38

Are you looking for a way to incorporate gaminig in your chemistry classroom? CollisionsTM has recently announced that their online gaming system is now free for educators!

Recent activity: 5 months 2 weeks ago
by Stephanie O'Brien
Sun, 01/05/2020 - 18:57

Have you heard that TERC, a nonprofit, has launched a STEM Teacher Leadership Network funded by the National Science Foundation? The online community is for  aspiring or current teacher leaders, researchers and administration to improve STEM education, effect policy and discuss the changes to the future of STEM education in a collaborative online collegial network.

Recent activity: 6 months 1 week ago
by Erica Posthuma
Wed, 12/04/2019 - 19:10

This week marks the launch of a new science education podcast called, Science Modeling Talks. The podcast provides some history on the Modeling pedagogy and access to resources, as well as entertaining anecdotes from award-winning educators. The podcast is free and available on a variety of platforms.

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Recent activity: 5 months 2 weeks ago
by Christi Sperber
Sun, 11/24/2019 - 16:17

Inspired by her young daughter and equipped with an education in chemistry, a mother publishes chemistry themed books and other resources for children.

Recent activity: 7 months 3 days ago
by Hal Harris
Fri, 08/30/2019 - 02:00

Chemists tend to think of the Table as an old friend– reliable and static, but that is not the whole story. Piqued your interest? Click on the title to sate your curiosity.

Recent activity: 10 months 2 weeks ago
by Gino Romeo
Tue, 08/27/2019 - 02:00

An effective means of communicating and engaging with students in real time. Send messages that students can't miss!

Recent activity: 10 months 3 weeks ago