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Xperience is where contributed, but not reviewed, ChemEd X resources such as blogs and opinion pieces are found. Here you can find blogs in which our contributors express their personal empiricism and polls in which you the community can provide your opinions.

by Melissa Hemling
Sun, 07/18/2021 - 17:38

BCCE is back next summer in person! Symposia and Workshop Abstracts are due July 30th! Add the conference to your calendar and plan to join the Chemical Education community there!

Recent activity: 1 year 5 months ago
by Michael Jansen
Tue, 07/06/2021 - 12:31

To the point; no fluff. Communication so succinct that the message lands. Pardon the pun to Chemistry, but too many words dilute a message. The result: students remember nothing.

Recent activity: 1 year 6 months ago
by Tom Kuntzleman
Sat, 07/03/2021 - 16:07

Summertime means doing chemistry experiments with flowers found growing in the yard...

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Recent activity: 1 year 6 months ago
by Clarissa Sorens...
Tue, 06/29/2021 - 12:30

Being a teacher during the pandemic was a transformative experience. But it's unlikely no one came out of the pandemic unscathed in some way. The scars are real and learning to accept them is part of the process in returning to "normal", which was an illusion and did not work well for many. Post-pandemic, how will my teaching change?

Recent activity: 1 year 7 months ago
by Katy Dornbos
Mon, 06/28/2021 - 14:44

There are many opportunities for virtual chemistry based professional development this summer!

Recent activity: 1 year 7 months ago
by Stephanie O'Brien
Sat, 06/26/2021 - 11:10

It may come as no surprise that three of our very own lead contributors have been named as  Finalists for the 2021 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) at the secondary level in their states. We would like to recognize them along with all of the amazing math and science teachers across the country that have earned this honor. 

Recent activity: 1 year 5 months ago
by Joseph Lomax
Fri, 06/25/2021 - 13:20

Get to zero by becoming neutral. In using this method, let chemistry bring together broader ideas from math, economics and wherever value(s) are expressed in the negative.

Recent activity: 3 months 6 days ago
by Stephanie O'Brien
Thu, 06/24/2021 - 11:01

Stephanie O'Brien shares lessons learned and strategies for utilizing choice boards in chemistry classroom. 

Recent activity: 1 year 2 months ago
by Thomas Cox
Thu, 06/17/2021 - 12:50

What real world examples are made known to students when discussing freezing point depression? What about brinicles, also known as "Icy Fingers of Death"? A brinicle (from brine + ice) is a finger-like formation of supercooled brine solution that grows downward underneath sea ice. Intrigued? Cool (pun intended). Keep reading to find out more!

Recent activity: 1 year 7 months ago
by Chad Husting
Wed, 06/16/2021 - 08:09

A lab practical with an escape room story turned out to be a great final exam.

 

Recent activity: 1 year 7 months ago