Conference week 2020

Our conference Supporting chemistry education – beyond lockdown has now finished. If you attended the conference and would like resources from any of the sessions, please get in touch.

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Conference week

Articles from our presenters

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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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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

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Classroom assessment skills: 6 ways to develop your assessment literacy

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

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Choosing to challenge

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Women scientists hardly get a name check in science curriculums. It’s time to change that

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6 ways to develop your assessment skills

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Master the essentials of assessment to maximise your students’ learning

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Developing chemical common sense

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Eliminate students’ silly mistakes with this advice from Kristy Turner

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4 ways to boost students’ understanding of organic chemistry

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Alcohols, carboxylic acids and esters don’t have to be difficult – try these practical tips in your classroom

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5 ways to explain rate and equilibrium

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Help your students understand the synergy between rate and equilibrium and answer exam questions successfully

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Being anti-racist in science education

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Good intentions are not enough. We need to work to counter racism in science education

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5 ways to explain titration

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From modelling to scaffolding, these tips will help students master this tricky topic

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Packaging promise

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From polymers to nanoparticles, the new technologies helping to reduce food and wrapper waste

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Practicals: why you should take them slow

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How a step-by-step approach to experiments can improve learning