Annabel Jenner is a chemistry teacher at Talbot Heath School, Bournemouth, UK.
Annabel has been teaching GCSE and A-level chemistry since 2006, after spending two years working as a graduate scientist in reagent research and development for a biotechnology company.
In the classroom she is particularly interested in motivating pupils to develop their problem-solving skills and helping them to learn to enjoy challenges. A big fan of MOOCs, her wider scientific interests include the history and philosophy of science and all things biochemical.
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Reuse remote teaching resources
During lockdown, teachers worked so hard to create engaging remote resources. Now that we’re back in class, let’s continue using these to enhance teaching and learning
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