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Teacher mental health: working together to beat burnout

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Let this Mental health awareness week be a reminder to appreciate and support yourself and your colleagues

Education in Chemistry

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Interpretation and intervention skills: 6 ways to develop your assessment skills

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Develop your questioning skills to help students successfully grasp concepts

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Make quizzes more worthwhile

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Follow this winning strategy to create effective questions

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Mistakes, errors and misconceptions: 6 ways to develop your assessment skills

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Learn how to use your subject knowledge to avoid learning errors

  • The gallium beating heart

  • Pyrophoric silanes

  • The screaming jelly baby

  • The reaction of magnesium with steam

  • Superheated steam

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Using student-generated animations to assess conceptions

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Harness the power of PowerPoint when teaching molecular motion to identify misconceptions and help students better understand the sub-microscopic world

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Researchers find metacognition aids sub-microscopic understanding

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Get research-based tips for improving your students’ sub-microscopic understanding of particle models

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5 tips for approaching formative assessment

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Use these research-informed teaching tips to better uncover your classes’ core chemical thinking

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Teacher mental health: working together to beat burnout

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Let this Mental health awareness week be a reminder to appreciate and support yourself and your colleagues

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Asking for help

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Teachers report being stressed and not receiving enough guidance about their mental health. Is compulsory counselling the solution?

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Why I love microscale

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Advocating a practical approach to practical work in the classroom

  • Teaching acids and bases post-16

  • How to teach the carbon cycle at 11–14

  • Teaching structure and bonding post-16

  • How to teach the chemistry of the rock cycle at 11–14

  • How to teach earth science at 11–14

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Ceramic nanoparticles help mould glass into any shape

Get students to compare the properties of glass and plastic polymers

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Slashing emissions with polymer fashion

Show students the high performance fabric that’s made from waste plastic and is cutting the carbon footprint of the fashion industry

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The exceptional alloy that’s resisting corrosion

Could stainless magnesium replace aluminium in cars and aeroplanes? This calcium–magnesium alloy has implications for carbon emissions

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Classroom assessment skills: 6 ways to develop your assessment literacy

Master this essential skill and develop a mental map of your subject in three easy steps

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