Welcome to Chemical Education Xchange (ChemEd X)! Our purpose is to deliver accessible, quality content to teachers of chemistry. ChemEd X offers you the opportunity to collaborate with colleagues, share resources and experiences, and, of course, access content for learning, including activities that can be implemented in the classroom, videos that illustrate concepts and inspire critical thinking, and assessment resources especially for teachers. We even have more light-hearted forums—including a “Picks” section and a place to blog—that allow readers to let us know what they’re reading and what’s on their minds.
ChemEd X also provides an opportunity for chemistry teachers to publish. While the Journal of Chemical Education, is highly research based, ChemEd X provides an interactive platform for works in progress and collaborations while teachers work to transfer those researched practices into their own curriculum plans. We have worked with authors to develop Journal articles from their ChemEd X posts and also that have extended their Journal articles by publishing videos and other related information on ChemEd X. Visit the contribute page to find information so YOU can submit content for publication. We welcome ideas from new and experienced chemistry educators and offer support as you develop your ideas.
Although ChemEd X derives from the Journal of Chemical Education, we are a separate entity. The ACS Division of Chemical Education Board of Publications has recognized ChemEd X as a separate platform for publication under their guidance. Many of the resources you will discover here—including some software collections and videos—come from the online presence of the Journal before it partnered with American Chemical Society Publications in 2010. More recent ChemEd X content focuses on topical issues, trends in the field, and current approaches to chemistry education.
Although much of the content available at ChemEd X is freely available, a subscription to ChemEd X provides critical support to sustain ChemEd X. Additionally, subscribers gain access to premium content such as our video library and online instructional materials (formerly JCE Web Software).
We look forward to having you as part of our professional learning community! We hope you will send us your comments, questions and suggestions using our contact form.