Prototypes and Constructing Models

Each year teaching chemistry, I made it a point to my students that everything they learn over the course of the year is based on observation and best guesses. Up until 2009, we hadn't actually seen a molecule or an atom...they're just too small. What we can see is how they behave and change whenRead More

What Does Connection Look Like?

October was Connected Educator's Month. (Soapbox moment: I can't wait until we can get rid of these silly "awareness months." Okay, I'm done). I've been on Twitter for almost three years and I was curious about what engagement actually looked like for a given period of time. So, I decided to do a little experiment.Read More