November 2020 | Classroom CommentaryOnline Chemistry: My Top Five Ingredients for Success
In this article, the author discusses the five main ingredients that led to success when she was forced by the COVID-19 pandemic to quickly redesign an in-person accelerated summer chemistry course to instead be delivered online. Twenty students participated in the seven-week accelerated class, which covered the same amount of content as an entire school year of chemistry. Their feedback, as well as that of their parents, is included in this article.Read more »
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 »
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November 2020 | Resource FeatureCreative Ways to Conduct Traditional Labs in a Homeschool Environment
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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