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How to stay in touch while teaching remotely

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Staying in touch when remote teaching is important, but what’s the best way to go about it as far as your students, their parents and your colleagues are concerned?

Education in Chemistry

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How to stay in touch while teaching remotely

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Staying in touch when remote teaching is important, but what’s the best way to go about it as far as your students, their parents and your colleagues are concerned?

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Learning at home for 14–16

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Keep your 14–16 classes learning remotely with these curriculum-relevant resources and activities

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Learning at home for 16–18

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Use these curriculum-relevant resources and activities remotely with your 16–18 classes

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  • Avogadro in action

  • Cracking!

  • Bright sparks

  • The blueprint reaction

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Research points the way to help teach Maxwell—Boltzmann distributions

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How to avoid faulty knowledge application by students when teaching distributions of states

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Students’ struggle with multiple representations

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How important is it for students to be able to move between chemical representations to grasp fundamental chemical concepts and phenomena?

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Philosophical discussion promotes confidence in the classroom

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How encouraging students to engage in philosophical dialogue can yield surprising results

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Choose chemical representations carefully

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How the combination of representations you use impacts your students’ learning

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Be forceful with chemical bonding

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Help your students understand chemical bonding with force-based models

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Learning to teach from home

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How one teacher is handling the transition to working remotely

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School’s out, exams are off: what are educators thinking?

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Join us as we eavesdrop on school teacher fellow Kristy Turner and HE lecturer Katherine Haxton as they discuss school closures, exams and motivation

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Through the learning pit

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It’s time to encourage independent problem-solving

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Thank you very much for being our technician

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How appreciating technicians is appreciated by science technicians around the country

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My students succeed because I achieved CSciTeach status

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How achieving this recognition improves your pupils’ outcomes and your practice

  • Working with standard form

  • Displacement reactions

  • Working with ratio

  • The extraction of metals

  • Why you should teach the history of the periodic table

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Turning PVC green

Platinum might be the catalytic key to reducing the environmental impact of mercury pollution

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Irish teachers share their dos and don’ts of remote teaching

How distance learning is working out in Ireland

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Coronavirus: the science behind handwashing

Delve into the chemistry behind the spread of this new virus

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CFCs and their role in Arctic sea ice loss

Show students the heat trapping properties of halogenated organic compounds