Many students’ conceptual difficulties in chemistry result from assumptions they hold about the natural world and mental shortcuts they take in their reasoning. Dr. Vicente Talanquer will share an explanatory framework that helps instructors understand and even predict these underlying misconceptions and also address them so students can build a firmer foundation in chemistry.
Equilibirium: Where Chemistry and Pedagogy Meet
Transform Homework into a Learning Experience
Optimizing the homework experience improves student learning and gives instructors more time to engage students in discovery, exploration, and deeper conceptual understanding.
What Students Should Study Students shouldn’t have a choice whether to learn quantitative skills such as data fluency. Colleges must ensure that they do, Ryan Craig writes
By Ryan Craig
How COVID Has Changed The Way Chemistry Instructors are Teaching in 2021
Setting an effective chemistry teaching and learning strategy for fall means understanding not only the new challenges we face but also how college education has changed in the face of the pandemic and a year of remote learning.
How to Teach Chemistry in a More Inclusive Way
STEM and the chemistry field have often struggled with diversity. Learn how your classroom can serve your students better.
A Guide to Keeping Students Engaged in College-Level Chemistry Courses
The most important way to improve your students’ engagement in their college chemistry courses is to employ teaching strategies that are centered on active learning.
Do Your Chemistry Students Get Frustrated With Online Homework?
Technology that focuses on the student experience, device accessibility, and cost can overcome frustrations with online homework.
Solving the World’s Emerging Problems: Inspiring STEM Students with Better Chemistry Education
Today’s STEM students will lead the way with innovative solutions, but can only do so if we provide them with the necessary education to succeed in these fields.