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Technology | February 9, 2016 Incorporating PhET Simulations
Experienced high school chemistry teachers and PhET K–12 specialists join us for a third webinar to discuss effective ways to use PhET simulations. This webinar will focus on using the simulations to help students learn about atomic structure, molecule polarity, and acid-base solutions.
Teaching Methods | January 28, 2016 NGSS based Strategies for Facilitating Student Learning in Chemistry and Physics
Learn a number of NGSS-based strategies you can use and adapt in your classroom. Come prepared with your questions to make the most of this interactive webinar. This is the second webinar in our series presented in partnership with the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT).
Technology, Teaching Methods | January 12, 2016 Why Flip? Reach Every Student In Every Class Every Day
Implementing the Flipped Class model provides teachers with more face-to-face time with students, allows for true differentiation, compels students to take responsibility for their own learning, and enables them to master rigorous course concepts. Flipped Classroom pioneer Aaron Sams demonstrates how a Flipped Class can transform today's educational climate and increase student learning outcomes.
Lab & Safety | December 8, 2015 Creating a Culture of Safety
As teachers we are responsible for generating general safety understanding within the laboratory setting, and for creating a culture of safety in the science classroom from day one. Together we'll examine important aspects of a safe science laboratory, and participants will learn how to create a culture of safety in their own science classroom.
Teaching Methods | November 4, 2015 An Overview of POGIL
Process Oriented Guided Inquiry Learning (POGIL) uses specially designed resources that guide student learning to teach content while improving process skills. Webinar participants learn about The POGIL Project, the philosophy which supports POGIL pedagogy, and the value of the POGIL instruction. Attendees will receive information about how start POGIL in their classroom, where to find instruction resources, and information about local workshops.
Advanced Chemistry | October 20, 2015 Spectroscopy
Presented by AACT and the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT), this webinar is targeted at middle and high school teachers. It addresses what spectroscopy is, how it fits into the curriculum at each level, the theory behind it, what it is good for, and how it can be done in the classroom.
Teaching Resources | October 15, 2015 NGSS and Middle School Chemistry
Learn about simple inexpensive middle school lessons you can do with students that address the Next Generation Science Standards. We’ll discuss components of standard MS-PS1-4: Develop a model that predicts and describes changes in particle motion, temperature, and state of a pure substance when thermal energy is added or removed.
Teaching Resources | October 8, 2015 molympics and the Use of Social Media for Collaboration
We teach it, some celebrate it, and we try to make it engaging for our students. What is it? The mole concept and Mole Day! So how do we make it engaging for our students? Kristin and Doug introduce #molympics—an idea started on Twitter that resulted in five activities (events) not very different from what most chemistry teachers do in their own classrooms.
Advanced Chemistry | September 30, 2015 Linking Chemistry and Drug Action
This webinar presents four AP and IB topics—hydrogen bonding, equilibrium, first-order kinetics, and acidity—and their applications to the discovery of new pharmaceuticals. These topics and applications may be useful for increasing engagement of advanced high school chemistry students.
Advanced Chemistry | September 17, 2015 Starting Off the New Year with AP Chemistry
2015 marked the second administration of the redesigned AP Chemistry test. After two exams, many teachers and students still have questions about differences in curriculum and question construction. This presentation explains how you can start out the year with AP Chemistry and configure your materials to be more aligned with the revised curriculum.
Technology | May 20, 2015 Using ODYSSEY in the Chemistry Classroom
Visualization and simulation at the molecular level is highly instructive and fun for both students and teachers. An experienced high school chemistry teacher and a chemistry curriculum developer share ideas for integrating ODYSSEY in your classroom.
Technology | April 14, 2015 The Connected Chemistry Curriculum In Action
An experienced teacher shares how she uses the Connected Chemistry Curriculum (CCC) to teach topics including reactions, gases, acids/bases, and buffers. She also discusses how to work around technology limitations.
Advanced Chemistry | April 7, 2015 Preparing for the AP Chemistry Exam: Insights and Your Questions
2015 marks the second administration of the redesigned AP Chemistry test. After one exam, many teachers and students have questions about differences in curriculum and question construction. In this webinar, Paul reviews how questions are created in light of the new curriculum framework, highlights new areas of emphasis in the revised curriculum, and answers your questions.
Teaching Methods | March 25, 2015 Q & A with Aaron Sams On Flipping Your Chemistry Classroom
Back by popular demand, Aaron Sams of FlippedClass.com will answer your questions about how to flip a chemistry classroom.
Teaching Methods | March 18, 2015 Modeling Instruction in Chemistry
Learn how modeling instruction differs from more conventional methods of teaching high school chemistry. Experienced HS chemistry teachers and workshop leaders Brenda Royce and Larry Dukerich of the American Modeling Teachers Association will provide an overview of modeling instruction in chemistry, and additional resources.
Teaching Resources | March 3, 2015 NGSS in the Chemistry Classroom
Experienced teacher Cece Schwennsen and ACS textbook editor Michael Mury will teach you how to integrate the three dimensions of NGSS into the already great teaching you do. They will share activities that incorporate NGSS and help you figure out how to tweak activities you already have to embrace the three dimensions.
Technology | February 25, 2015 Teaching Chemistry Using PhET Simulations: 2
Experienced high school chemistry teacher and PhET K12 specialist Trish Loeblein joins us for a second webinar presenting tips for incorporating PhET simulations into your chemistry classroom.
Technology | November 12, 2014 Getting Started with the Connected Chemistry Curriculum
Experienced high school chemistry teacher JulieAnn Villa and chemistry professor Mike Stieff introduce the Connected Chemistry Curriculum and explain how to incorporate it into your classroom.
Lab & Safety | November 4, 2014 Teaching Chemistry Safety
Join high school teacher Jenny Bishoff as she discusses how to teach lab safety in the chemistry classroom, and points to useful resources that can help you do so.
Teaching Methods | October 29, 2014 Cookbook to Inquiry
Target Inquiry trained teacher Alice Putti discusses a number of small changes that can be made to move labs from cookbook to inquiry. Alice shares labs that she has revised using these strategies as well as activities she has written as part of the Target Inquiry program.
Teaching Methods | October 9, 2014 Using Stories to Teach Chemistry
Join the editor of ChemMatters, Patrice Pages, as he explains tips for building scientific literacy in students using newspaper and magazine articles.
Teaching Resources | September 30, 2014 Middle School Chemistry
Join the authors of Middle School Chemistry for an overview of the popular website. The webinar focuses on student activities and molecular animations that are immediately usable in the classroom and easily integrated into existing curricula.
Technology | September 23, 2014 Teaching Chemistry Using PhET Simulations: 1
Experienced high school chemistry teacher and PhET employee Trish Loeblein provides tips for how to incorporate simulations from PhET into your chemistry classroom.
Lab & Safety | September 16, 2014 Chemical Safety for Teachers
Professor and chemical safety expert Sammye Sigmann discusses laboratory standards, stockroom management, and answers your questions about safety in the chemistry classroom.
Teaching Resources | September 9, 2014 The Science of Cooking
Harvard’s popular college class "Science and Cooking" will be offered for credit through Harvard University Extension School this fall. The course brings together top chefs and Harvard researchers to explore how everyday cooking and haute cuisine can illuminate basic principles in physics and chemistry. This webinar features an introduction to the pedagogical ideas of the course, a sample lesson, and a discussion.
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