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November 2018 | Resource Feature

Taking Inspiration from the AP Chemistry Reading
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In this article, the author describes how her experience at the AP Chemistry Reading inspires lesson ideas to help address common misconceptions. In her engaging classroom activity, students model equilibrium reactions using chips to represent atoms in an effort to connect the symbolic model of an equilibrium reaction to its particle model.

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September 2018 | Classroom Commentary

Reflections of an AP Chemistry Exam Reader
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This article describes a chemistry teacher’s experience as a Reader for the AP chemistry exam. She shares some reflections, pointers, and insights to help guide other AP Chemistry teachers in hopes of helping them prepare their students to achieve mastery on the exam.

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May 2018 | Nuts & Bolts

Using Learning Progressions to Improve Scientific Modeling in Chemistry
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This article describes how to use learning progressions to transform your existing modeling activities to help students construct and use models as a generative tool for predicting and explaining phenomena. In the process, the models become a learning tool, rather than just a means to illustrate understanding.

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