Chris Leverington

I teach high school chemistry!




Williams Field High School

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Mon Aug 12, 2019 1:05 AM in Getting Kids to Talk!
I've been having trouble the past year or two getting students willing to talk, answer questions or share their ideas in class.  What strategies/activities do you use to help kids feel more comfortable talking and sharing in your class?  i'm looking for more high school aged ideas.

Fri Jul 19, 2019 3:25 AM in New AZ Standards
Arizona developed new science standards over the past 2 years and finalized/published them last October.   The biggest challenge with these standards is that they're adding a test  (that we know nothing about and won't count for the students) at  the end of their junior year which will cover all the standards (Bio, Earth Science, Chemistry, Physics).  Meaning we have to get all 4 sets of standard...

Thu Jul 18, 2019 12:37 AM in 6 Essential HS Chemistry Labs
Katharine, Can you share your reaction rate lab and your lava lamp lab?  Thanks!