March 2019 | Resource FeatureMagic Monday: Inspiring Students to Observe and Question in Chemistry
The article describes the author’s use of demonstrations to spark interest and investigation in chemistry. This teaching strategy has been both valuable and popular with her students.Read more »
November 2018 | Resource FeatureTaking Inspiration from the AP Chemistry Reading
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.Read more »
September 2018 | Classroom CommentaryReflections of an AP Chemistry Exam Reader
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.Read more »
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March 2019 | Nuts & BoltsApplying Retrieval Practice Techniques in the Classroom
September 2018 | Nuts & BoltsInstant Feedback on Quizzes
May 2018 | Tech TipsExperimenting with Electronic Lab Notebooks
March 2018 | Resource FeatureRecasting Chemistry Labs with Forensic Themes
November 2017 | Nuts & BoltsIntegrating NGSS and STEM in the Classroom