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    July 29, 2021 | Teaching Methods, Teaching Resources Best of ChemEd 2021 | Thursday

    Session 3 of 3

    Together ChemEd 2023 and 2025 committees are organizing the “Best of ChemEd” symposium with the help of AACT. Engaging sessions each day along with social events will highlight what ChemEd is all about – a community of chemistry teachers sharing ideas, resources and successes.

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    July 28, 2021 | Teaching Methods, Teaching Resources Best of ChemEd 2021 | Wednesday | George R Hague Jr AP Chemistry Symposium

    Session 2 of 3

    In the Best of ChemEd session, the focus will be on the results of the 2021 AP Chemistry Exam. The Chief Reader and Chief Reader Designate will present the results of the 2021 AP Chemistry Exam. They will describe current practices in exam development and scoring, with an emphasis on specific content areas and skills that were tested on the free-response section.

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    July 27, 2021 | Teaching Methods, Teaching Resources Best of ChemEd 2021 | Tuesday

    Session 1 of 3

    Together ChemEd 2023 and 2025 committees are organizing the “Best of ChemEd” symposium with the help of AACT. Engaging sessions each day along with social events will highlight what ChemEd is all about – a community of chemistry teachers sharing ideas, resources, and successes.

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    January 30, 2021 | Teaching Resources Facilitating Hybrid Labs in Google Classroom

    Testing the pub function for webinars

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    September 18, 2019 | Teaching Resources Leadership and STEM Learning with the Einstein Fellowship 2020

    The Albert Einstein Distinguished Educator Fellowship brings K-12 STEM educators together from across the country to tap into their experiences to shape and lead the conversation around STEM at a national level. During this webinar, Einstein Fellows and alumni will share their unique experiences they have been granted with fellow educators, discuss what they’ve learned about teacher leadership, and provide some insight into a day in the life of an Einstein Fellow. The application is open from August 12, 2019 through 8:00 pm ET, November 14, 2019

  • September 12, 2019 | Teaching Resources American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT) Resources and Open House – 2019

    Have you ever wondered about the benefits of being a member of the AACT? Discover how AACT membership can enhance your experience in the chemistry classroom. Join AACT President, Heather Weck, Past-President, Sherri Rukes, and President-Elect, Jesse Bernstein, as they guide participants on a virtual tour the AACT website. All resources will be unlocked during the webinar so that attendees can follow along with the presenters and see all of the valuable classroom materials available to AACT members. This webinar will be particularly valuable to teachers who are considering becoming a member of AACT or members who might not be familiar with all of the classroom resources that are available on teachchemistry.org. It is also a chance for current members to learn about the additions and updates that we have made to our website and member benefits. Everyone that attends the webinar and takes the post webinar survey will be entered into a raffle for a free one-year membership. This prize can be used for a new membership or for a renewal of a current membership.

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    July 23, 2019 | Lab & Safety AACT and Middle School Chemistry at ChemEd 2019

    Please join us live from North Central College in Naperville, IL on ​Tuesday, July 23rd, from 8:00 am – 2:20 pm​. We'll livestream four chemistry workshops with hands-on activities from the ACS's middleschoolchemistry.com and from AACT. These workshops are great for middle school chemistry teachers.

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    July 9, 2019 | Teaching Resources, Advanced Chemistry Highlighting AACT Web Resources for Introductory/General Chemistry

    Join the experts from the American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT) on July 9 from 3:00-4:00 PM ET for a webinar to learn about the many AACT resources that can be used in a postsecondary introductory chemistry setting. You’ll learn about AACT web resources for general chemistry instructors, and will then be invited to an ‘AACT Web Open House’ where you can peruse and access resources from the entire AACT website at no cost for 24 hours. Not able to join the webinar? Don’t worry—it will be recorded and available to view following the live recording.

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    May 9, 2019 | Teaching Resources Science Coaches 2019

    Learn more about the benefits for teachers and coaches in the Science Coaches program. Science Coaches is a joint ACS and AACT educational outreach initiative dedicated to enhancing science skills in students across the United States. The program partners coaches (volunteer chemists) with AACT teacher members in elementary, middle, and high schools. Teachers accepted into the program will have the opportunity to form a valuable relationship with a coach. Come learn about how the program can benefit you.

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    April 9, 2019 | Teaching Resources Advancing Science Literacy with Lesson Plans that Are Aligned with CCSS and NGSS

    Are you asked to incorporate reading and writing into your lessons to support literacy in language arts? We have the right strategies for you!

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    October 24, 2018 | Teaching Resources Making “Space” for Astronomy Connections in Chemistry Class

    Does the wonder of space engage your students? Would they be surprised to find all of the ways chemistry applies to the study of our solar system and beyond? Join Michael Romano, a fellow chemistry teacher who just completed an Einstein Fellowship at NASA, as he shares numerous ideas for bringing space topics into your chemistry lessons to celebrate "National Chemistry Week 2018: Chemistry is Out of This World."

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    October 9, 2018 | Lab & Safety, Teaching Resources A Teacher's Toolbox for Lab Safety

    Join Jenny Bishoff to learn how you can use AACT resources to create a safer chemistry lab environment.

  • Open house 2018
    September 12, 2018 | Teaching Resources AACT Resources and Website Open House – September 2018

    Have you ever wondered about the benefits of being a member of the AACT? Discover how AACT membership can enhance your experience in the chemistry classroom. Join AACT President, Sherri Rukes, Past-President, Jenelle Ball, and President-Elect, Heather Weck, as they guide participants on a virtual tour the AACT website. All resources will be unlocked during the webinar so that attendees can follow along with the presenters and see all of the valuable classroom materials available to AACT members. This webinar will be particularly valuable to teachers who are considering becoming a member of AACT or members who might not be familiar with all of the classroom resources that are available on teachchemistry.org. It’s also a chance for current members to learn about the additions and updates that we’ve made to our website and member benefits.

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    August 23, 2018 | Teaching Resources Leadership and STEM Learning with the Einstein Fellowship 2018

    The Albert Einstein Fellowship brings K-12 STEM educators together from across the country to tap into their experiences to shape and lead the conversation around STEM at a national level. During this webinar, Einstein Fellows and alumni will share the unique experiences they have been granted with fellow educators, discuss what they’ve learned about teacher leadership, and provide some insight into a day in the life of an Einstein Fellow.

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    May 8, 2018 | Teaching Resources ChemCom: Not Your Typical Chemistry Textbook

    Most chemistry books focus on chemistry and on occasion relate it to students’ real lives. ChemCom teaches chemistry through the lens of real life. During this webinar, learn about how ChemCom embraces modeling, NGSS, and hands-on activities to make chemistry relevant and exciting to students. To familiarize yourself with the text before the webinar, visit www.acs.org/chemcom. There, you can also request a review copy. Published in 2012, Chemistry in the Community is still as relevant as ever.

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    May 2, 2018 | Teaching Resources Science Coaches - 2018

    Please join Jackie Meyer, the Science Coaches Associate, as she outlines the benefits for teachers and coaches in the two Science Coaches programs, One-on-One and Teams.

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    March 14, 2018 | Teaching Resources NGSS-Aligned Elementary Classroom Resources from AACT

    This webinar highlights five AACT lesson plans for the 5th grade classrooms that align with NGSS. There are 16 performance expectations for 5th grade and the lessons outlines will help your students meet 13 of them. Topics include modeling molecules, plant chemistry, environmental science, water purification, and salting the roads when it snows.

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    February 13, 2018 | Teaching Resources But I Don’t Teach Chemistry – A Webinar for K-8 Science Teachers

    Join us for a hands-on webinar to explore chemistry connections through the Chemical Educational Foundation’s You Be The Chemist programs. Three expert elementary and middle school educators will guide you through interdisciplinary, hands-on activities that demonstrate how chemistry is the foundation for life, earth and space science; history; physics; and music. Find out how you can use chemistry content to enhance learning – even if you are not a chemistry teacher!

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    January 17, 2018 | Teaching Resources Use Other People’s Money to Enhance Your Classroom

    Learn about grant opportunities available to high school chemistry teachers from the American Chemical Society and the process for writing a fundable proposal. Presenter Kenetia Thompson works in the Education Division of the American Chemical Society and oversees the grant programs. She will be joined by past grant recipients who will talk about the process and how they used their funding.

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    November 1, 2017 | Teaching Resources Leadership and STEM Learning with the Einstein Fellowship

    The Albert Einstein Fellowship brings K-12 STEM educators together from across the country to tap into their experiences to shape and lead the conversation around STEM at a national level. During this webinar, Einstein Fellows and alumni will share their unique experiences they have been granted with fellow educators, discuss what they’ve learned about teacher leadership, and provide some insight into a day in the life of an Einstein Fellow.

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    October 18, 2017 | Teaching Methods, Teaching Resources, Advanced Chemistry The Role of the Journal of Chemical Education in Teaching and Learning

    The Journal of Chemical Education (JCE) has a long history of supporting chemistry instructors by providing high quality information. As a world leader in the publication of primary research in chemical education, as well as a source of many practical ideas for teaching chemistry, JCE provides both broad and deep coverage of teaching and learning the central science. The presentation will provide a brief outline of the history and structure of JCE, provide examples of exemplary high school level content and how teachers have used it, and show attendees how to best take advantage of the new AACT benefit of 25 free ACS downloads.

  • Open house sept 2017
    September 27, 2017 | Teaching Resources AACT Resources and Website Open House – September 2017

    AACT President, Jenelle Ball, Immediate Past President, Scott Hawkins, and President-Elect, Sherri Rukes guide participants on a virtual tour the AACT website.

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    May 17, 2017 | Teaching Resources Using The Best Of ChemMatters in the Chemistry Classroom

    The Best of ChemMatters: Connecting Science and Literacy helps high school science teachers to connect STEM content, scientific literacy, and reading comprehension. The book features 12 teacher-tested lesson plans based on articles from ChemMatters, an award-winning magazine published by ACS. In this webinar, two teachers will talk about how they used lesson plans from the book in their classrooms, helping students understand chemistry concepts and improve their science literacy, critical thinking and reading comprehension skills.

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    May 4, 2017 | Teaching Resources Mystery of Matter Resources for the Chemistry Classroom

    Producer Stephen Lyons gives a guided tour of the Mystery of Matter website, revealing all the free educational resources developed for the PBS chemistry series, including a Teacher’s Guide, 60 short film clips, and 32 short videos. High school chemistry & physics teacher Sue Klemmer also shares ways to use the Mystery of Matter resources in self-paced and whole-class instruction to meet national and local science education standards.

  • Webinar science coaches april 2017
    April 26, 2017 | Teaching Resources Science Coaches

    This webinar outlines the benefits for teachers and coaches in the two Science Coaches programs: One-on-One and Teams. Teachers accepted into the program will have the opportunity to form a valuable relationship with a coach who volunteers face-to-face or through a private, digital forum.

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