New blog post on ChemEd X

I just posted some thoughts on improving my teaching through showing my students the chemistr. My seniors are working on organic chemistry and we were learning the difference between reflux and distillation for oxidation of alcohols. My post discusses the use of a demo to help them understand the difference.

Check it out:  http://www.jce.divched.org/blog/power-seeing-chemistry-action

I’d love to get more ideas for ways to create more engaging lessons. What changes have you made to your teaching to become more engaging?

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