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The Institute for Teaching Excellence: Chemistry (Online)  


  • The Institute for Teaching Excellence: Chemistry (Online)

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  • Section Code: 21MPEITE002A
  • Dates: 7/12/2021 - 7/16/2021      Times: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

  • Sessions: 5   Days: D

  • Instructor: Lisa McGaw

  • Capacity Remaining: 29

  • Building:    Room:

  • Fee: $550.00

  • This course is designed for chemistry teachers who teach the first-year chemistry course. Beginning and experienced teachers are welcome! Concepts and laboratories appropriate for the first-year chemistry course will be explored during the institute such as reactions, states of matter, stoichiometry, atomic structure/periodicity, bonding, intermolecular attractive forces and thermochemistry. Participants will experience a variety of teaching approaches including guided inquiry, laboratory, and simulations. During the week there will be an opportunity for participants to share a favorite activity. Participants will engage in claim, evidence and reasoning approach to respond to a variety of scenarios throughout the week. An emphasis on increasing student engagement and increasing rigor will be an underlying theme. 
    What to have available: calculator, laptop computer, course syllabus, something to share, other common household supplies for at home experiments (l