September 2020 | Tech TipsMy Favorite Technology Tools for Teaching Chemistry — Remotely and In-Person
In this article, the author highlights her five favorite technology tools for teaching chemistry, both in-person and remotely. She includes examples and tips for effective use — and encourages teachers to incorporate these tools into their own lessons!Read more »
May 2020 | Resource FeatureUsing Escape Rooms in the Chemistry Classroom
In this resource feature article, the author describes her use of two escape room activities in the chemistry classroom. One activity was used in AP Chemistry as an assessment, while the other used in a first-year chemistry class as a test review. She shares her successes, challenges, and lessons learned, and encourages other teachers to try these and other escape room-themed activities in their own classrooms.Read more »
March 2020 | Resource FeatureDesigning a Greener Le Châtelier's Principle Lab
Are you interested in teaching core chemistry content with safer materials? This article discusses the importance of green chemistry and features a safer replacement to traditional Le Châtelier’s Principle labs, which often use hazardous chemicals that pose a risk to students and the environment. The concepts of Le Châtelier’s Principle can be effectively demonstrated using household materials of starch, iodine, butterfly pea tea, vinegar, and baking soda.Read more »
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September 2020 | Resource FeatureUsing an Online Meeting Scavenger Hunt to Offer Kinesthetic Learning
September 2020 | Nuts & BoltsUsing Sketch Notes in the Chemistry Lab
May 2020 | Nuts & BoltsThe BOSSO: A Tool for Enhanced Comprehension and Retention
November 2019 | Classroom CommentaryAP or IB: What’s the Difference?
September 2019 | Nuts & BoltsTips for Surviving and Thriving in Your First Years as a Chemistry Teacher