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Why I teach chemistry as a creative discipline

14 February 2018By

Chemistry needs creative approaches and it is possible to teach them

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Unstacking the odds

15 December 2017By

The role chemistry teachers can play in tackling social immobility

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Exams – the insider’s perspective

5 December 2017By

Neil Goalby writes exam questions – the work is creative and benefits his teaching

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Spotting spurious claims in education

30 November 2017By Nick Rose

Inoculate yourself against pseudoscience

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Teaching workloads and pay don’t add up

7 November 2017By Ross Colman

A bursary and training support eased my transition into teaching, but the work-life balance after two years made me look elsewhere

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You are what you wear

3 November 2017By

Does donning a lab coat mean more to us than we realise?

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Why should chemistry students learn to code?

26 October 2017By Cate Cropper

How the University of Liverpool is training students to meet the demands of industry

All Opinion

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Recognition for technicians

20 February 2018

Get ready for Techognition week

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What satisfies science teachers?

7 February 2018

Wine? Chocolate? Apparently not

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Teaching bedbound learners practical science

10 January 2018

The challenges of practical science on a hospital ward

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Damian Hinds is new education secretary

9 January 2018

Will the new minister get to grips with pressing problems like teacher retention?

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ASE launches support for teachers thinking about quitting

4 January 2018

A framework for considering options within and outside of education

All news

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A new definition for the mole

6 February 2018By

What’s the impact on teaching and exams?

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Six lessons from the 2017 exams

1 February 2018By

How to best prepare for the 2018 A-level chemistry exam

Forked path

Why teach BTECs?

22 January 2018By

The vocational alternative to A-levels

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Do you really know what glass is?

11 January 2018By

The glass debate resurfaces and it’s never crystal clear. Why do we care about its label anyway?

All analysis

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How to make the most of mistakes

Being wrong can be good (sometimes)

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Science by Simulation: ChemReaX

A powerful online tool that can enhance practical work

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The really useful book of secondary science experiments

101 essential activities to support teaching and learning

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A perfect formative assessment primer

Using formative assessment to enhance learning

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