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by Sushama Dandekar
Thu, 08/07/2014 - 10:48

Peer-led video tutorials for organic chemistry coming soon!

Recent activity: 3 years 1 month ago
by Sarah Kong
Wed, 08/06/2014 - 22:59

Last full day of BCCE and what a day it was!  Started the day with an amazing plenary speaker, Holly Walter Kerby and her work with Fusion Science Theater.  She talked about the aspects of a good play and how to use that same idea when doing a demonstration.  This engages the learner, helps them focus on the concepts behind the demo, and gives them an active role in the experience.

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Recent activity: 3 years 1 month ago
by Erin Wasserman
Wed, 08/06/2014 - 17:19

Hi. If you're at the BCCE and considering talks for Thursday morning, please consider coming to my talk at 10:15 in MAK A1117 (Erin Wasserman). I will be talking generally about high school enrichment programs with a big focus on the practical side of how to set up and run a science research program. You'd be surprised at how an authentic research experience can imapct a young kid!

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Recent activity: 3 years 1 month ago
by Deanna Cullen
Wed, 08/06/2014 - 09:14

Highlighting the Journal of Chemical Education Special Issue: AP Chemistry.

Recent activity: 3 years 1 month ago
by lowell Thomson
Wed, 08/06/2014 - 07:20

If you are like me and unable to attend BCCE 2014, there is still a way to be part of the action. Twitter! Even if you don't have a Twitter account, you can follow tweets from participants that are there "live tweeting" the action.

Recent activity: 3 years 1 month ago
by Sarah Kong
Tue, 08/05/2014 - 16:54

Another fabulous day surrounded by chemistry teachers from high schools, 2 year colleges, and universities from all around North America!  This morning I attended a workshop which presented 4 Target Inquiry (TI) activities.  Though I am a TI graduate, there are many activities I have never seen before.

Recent activity: 3 years 1 month ago
by Sarah Kong
Mon, 08/04/2014 - 16:26

Happy BCCE week to y'all!  I am enjoying being back at my alma mater, Grand Valley State University.  This morning I attended a symposium focusing on what it means to be a professional and how to continue to grow throughout your career.  The strand running through each presentation was time and collaboration.

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Recent activity: 3 years 1 month ago
by Erica Posthuma
Fri, 07/25/2014 - 12:40

This back to school activity can be a valuable way to create a classroom culture of teamwork and growth mindset. Links to a virtual version are included.

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by Emily Bones
Mon, 07/21/2014 - 16:53

Physics teachers have AAPT, biology teachers have NABT, and starting this fall, chemistry teachers will have AACT. We are happy to announce that the American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT) will be accepting charter members starting on Aug. 4 at BCCE in Grand Rapids, Mich. But if you aren’t attending BCCE, you can join AACT by visiting teachchemistry.org on Aug. 4, and you’ll still have the status of charter member.

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Recent activity: 3 years 1 month ago
by Tom Kuntzleman
Wed, 07/16/2014 - 09:40

I previously wrote about an experiment published in the Journal of Chemical Education called “Hydroglyphics”1.

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