Chris Leverington

I teach high school chemistry!




Williams Field High School

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Fri Mar 31, 2017 11:29 AM in Rigor and Relevance Framework for Chem?
They said in our PD the other day that you should be like 40% Quad A, 40% Quad B, 15% Quad C and 5% Quad D as far as your time is spent. Especially in something like chemistry, you have to spend a lot of time in Quad A, I feel. I just don't really envision what quad C looks like. I've done an activitiy similar to your pile of pennies with marshmallows. How many classrooms would a mole of mar...

Wed Mar 29, 2017 9:15 PM in Rigor and Relevance Framework for Chem?
Good Evening! My school has really been pushing us on the Rigor and Relevance Framework this year and pushing us to do more Quadrant C and D activities.  Anyone familiar and know what I'm talking about??? One problem is we can't really come to a consensus in our chemistry PLC on what is considered Quad A, Quad B, C and D etc. The way it was presented to me was that any time i'm "teaching"...

Thu Jan 26, 2017 2:37 PM in Lab Summaries
I don't think it would be over kill, but I'm trying to keep it digital. The downfall of the chromebook vs the Ipad is that it doesn't have a camera for them to take pictures with. I've seen some online where they have them take pictures of their lab set up and then put that in their report. I've had them take pictures of their calculations with their phones, and then email the picture to themse...