News & Updates


  • October 8, 2015

    Demonstrating Relevance in Chemistry

    When students don’t see the connection between the content and activities of their classes and their future lives, they question what’s happening and what we, as teachers, ask them to do. It is an unhealthy perspective if we want to keep students both connected and motivated.

  • July 15, 2015

    NGSS: How Can AACT Help?

    Here's how you can use AACT resources to teach NGSS.

  • September 15, 2014

    Digital Media for Today’s Chemistry Classroom

    Fortunately for today’s chemistry teacher, we live in the golden age of internet-based resources that can provide the visual heavy lifting

  • September 8, 2014

    Grouping Students using the Periodic Table

    I came up with the following time-saving method for randomly grouping students for labs or group activities using the periodic table.

  • September 5, 2014

    Starting Out on the Right Foot in Chemistry

    Here are some things we like to focus on during the first few weeks of chemistry class.

  • September 3, 2014

    NGSS: Where to Start?

    Here's some starting points for incorporating NGSS into your classroom.

  • September 2, 2014

    Welcome Home

    Today, we’re thrilled to advance that vision through the formal launch of AACT.