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20 Google Docs Secrets for busy teachers and students.

20 Google Docs Secrets for busy teachers and students. | Chemistry Education | Scoop.it
Google Docs has revolutionised the way we create and edit content on the web.
It is a genuine collaboration tool like nothing that has come before it.

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Not sure what the college thinks about google docs - but well worth investigating, if only for my own use.

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Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, May 30, 2013 11:33 PM

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Check out the following page for some Google Docs tips and secrets for not only teachers but students too! This online resource can often get a little tricky and the layout of it is always changing! I learnt a few things so go on check it out :)

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Teaching and learning resources aimed (mostly) at A level Chemistry students
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This Will Revolutionize Education - YouTube

Many technologies have promised to revolutionize education, but so far none has. With that in mind, what could revolutionize education? These ideas have been...
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Nicely produced video emphasising the role of teachers in eLearning, and also the power of YouTube. Thought-provoking and well worth watching.

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Stop motion animation to facilitate group discussion | Education in Chemistry Blog

Stop motion animation to facilitate group discussion | Education in Chemistry Blog | Chemistry Education | Scoop.it
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The EiC blog is always a good place to look for new ideas, and the increased availability of software for producing stop motion videos makes this technique suitable for use by both teachers and students.

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AS study skills booklet - Resources - TES

AS study skills booklet - Resources - TES | Chemistry Education | Scoop.it
A booklet I devised using information from many different places giving lower sixth RS students tips on how to make notes and write essays.
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Recommended resource - another A level teacher had modified for chemistry students, so worth a look.

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Scimersion

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Wonderful selection of chemistry question types for Moodle.

They are freely available for use in any Moodle site, but not as easy to set up as most.

The RSC should have a look at this for inspiration!

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Review: OUWiki for Moodle 2

Review: OUWiki for Moodle 2 | Chemistry Education | Scoop.it
Today's plugin for review is the OU wiki and I was using Moodle 2.2 for this review. Background This wiki module has been around since late 2007. It is creat
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The Open University wiki seems to be the way to go for chemistry, as it can use the normal text editor, allowing superscript and subscript, which is not possible with wiki markup.

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8 Steps to Create Engaging Google Forms ( for T...

8 Steps to Create Engaging Google Forms ( for T... | Chemistry Education | Scoop.it
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Useful for VH as well as college?

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Bryan Hauf's curator insight, November 13, 2013 12:15 PM

Very simple, step-by-step approach to creating forms on Google Drive/Docs

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The Teacher's Guide To Badges In Education - Edudemic

The Teacher's Guide To Badges In Education - Edudemic | Chemistry Education | Scoop.it
How do you motivate students who don't care about grades? You take a turn with badges in education and see how different results can come about.

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Add badges to Moodle?

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Jmol goes JavaScript | The OpenScience Project

Jmol goes JavaScript | The OpenScience Project | Chemistry Education | Scoop.it
Information and links about using Jmol on tablets and phones with JSmol
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Need to investigate if we are going to use 3D structures.
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50 Digital Sources Of Free STEM Education

50 Digital Sources Of Free STEM Education | Chemistry Education | Scoop.it
50 Digital Sources Of Free STEM Education
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Some familiar ones - but a lot that I'd never heard of. It will take a while to find out which sites have the best content.

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Category: Chemistry - videolectures.net

Category: Chemistry - videolectures.net | Chemistry Education | Scoop.it

Harry Kroto, lots about bonding (see Elizabeth Vogel Taylor) - well worth a browse.

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Dark Matters

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Not really chemistry, but interesting anyway.

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English Raven: Moodle Tutorials from English Raven

English Raven: Moodle Tutorials from English Raven | Chemistry Education | Scoop.it
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I seem to be putting together quite a lot of these Moodle tutorials, so it's about time I gathered them in one place in something approaching a logical order. Some of the tutorial entries below feature clusters of two or three screencasts to show stages in a process or different options that link more or less naturally.

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Christmas Tree Periodic Table - Chemis-tree - Science Notes and Projects

Christmas Tree Periodic Table - Chemis-tree - Science Notes and Projects | Chemistry Education | Scoop.it
Celebrate Christmas with a Christmas tree periodic table of the elements or chemis-tree.
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Links to a range of downloadable/printable periodic tables - including a few christmas themed versions.

My christmas cards have never been so interesting.

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Microchemuk

Microchemuk | Chemistry Education | Scoop.it
Microscale experiments suitable fo schools and colleges.
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Microscale experiments from CLEAPSS, including a downloadable poster that would be a useful reminder for the chemistry prep room.

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Activated Carbon 101 - Carbochem

U.S. based manufacturer and supplier of activated carbon for water treatment, chemical, Ion exchange resin with ANSI/NSF Standard 61 and ISO 9001 certification.
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Useful for discussion about the strength of van der Waals forces.

Some interesting and different experiments possible from looking at how the activated carbon is tested.

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Wordpress-for-E-Portfolios.pdf

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Haven't had a chance to read all of this, but I have set up my Wordpress.org site, and accessed the dashboard. So far, so good ...

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Learning to write about chemistry | Education in Chemistry Blog

Learning to write about chemistry | Education in Chemistry Blog | Chemistry Education | Scoop.it
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Some interesting suggestions for helping students to write effectively - could be of use when the new specifications come on line and students have to keep evidence about practical skills that they have acquired.

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20 Google Docs Secrets for busy teachers and students.

20 Google Docs Secrets for busy teachers and students. | Chemistry Education | Scoop.it
Google Docs has revolutionised the way we create and edit content on the web.
It is a genuine collaboration tool like nothing that has come before it.

Via Donna Browne
Mike Carrington's insight:

Not sure what the college thinks about google docs - but well worth investigating, if only for my own use.

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Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, May 30, 2013 11:33 PM

Great to know.

Emma Pails's curator insight, March 12, 9:53 PM

Check out the following page for some Google Docs tips and secrets for not only teachers but students too! This online resource can often get a little tricky and the layout of it is always changing! I learnt a few things so go on check it out :)

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JSME: a free molecule editor in JavaScript

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Works very smoothly on desktop - but also supposed to work on Android and iPhones.

Unfortunately, there is no way of downloading an image (SMILES and molfiles are possible via drag-an-drop), so JChemPaint is still a useful addition.

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Library of Science Illustrations | somersault1824

Library of Science Illustrations | somersault1824 | Chemistry Education | Scoop.it
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More aimed at biologiocal sciences - some stunning free images of cells and proteins.

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Wolfram Demonstrations Project

Wolfram Demonstrations Project | Chemistry Education | Scoop.it
Explore thousands of free applications across science, mathematics, engineering, technology, business, art, finance, social sciences, and more.

This Demonstration shows an interactive plot of Maxwell's law for the molecular speed
distribution of an ideal gas (1852).  Download the CDF Player (free) and you can interact with it properly.

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How To Make a Sparkler

How To Make a Sparkler | Chemistry Education | Scoop.it
Learn how to make your own sparklers, for Independence Day or New Years Day fun.
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Chemistry Freeware

Chemistry Freeware | Chemistry Education | Scoop.it

Reviews and links to freeware chemistry programs available for download at other sites around the internet. All of the programs are ones that ScienceGeek has used, or currently uses.

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Ginna Winstead's curator insight, September 9, 2013 8:52 PM

Awesome! Everyone loves free technology for the classroom.