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How to nail the most important things from the off

Education in Chemistry

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Help your students improve their numeracy skills with these simple learning aids

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How to harness dual coding

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Why drawing in front of your class helps them learn

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Supporting diverse learners

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How to boost students’ acquisition of technical language in the science classroom

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Enhance explanations of intermolecular forces

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How small prompts can result in big leaps in student understanding

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Which is best: practical or simulation?

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Students interact with practicals and simulations differently, but does one approach come with better learning outcomes?

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Animations boost learning

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And reduce cognitive load

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Metacognitive motivation

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How it can positively influence students’ beliefs in their own abilities

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Tackling spectroscopy

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Get your students reading spectra like pros

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Adventures in curriculum reform

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Has Successful futures got a successful future with teachers in Wales?

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Perfect harmony

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Technicians telling it how it is: relationship building

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Why you need to teach literacy to teach dist-ill-a-tion

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Students need to learn the language of science to make progress in chemistry

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Can health and safety training ever be sexy?

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Maybe not, but it’s vital

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Academies and their reliance on non-QTS staff

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Mind the attainment gap

Can an American programme improve BAME students’ achievement in higher education in the UK?

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Microbes and renewable energy turn carbon dioxide into edible protein

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Start a lesson with the Nobel prize-winning chemistry involved in lithium-ion batteries

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