Three-dimensional learning in the chemistry classroom

Teacher Ambassador Michael Lim

Michael Lim loves literature that’s inspiring. “What better way to enjoy meaningful texts than to teach them?” he thought. So he earned his college degree in English education. However, when he graduated there were no jobs available. Thankfully, he also had a “few years of pre-med classes,” so he put them to good use and became a long-term substitute chemistry teacher. Michael went on to pass the chemistry certification exam, and has been teaching 10th, 11th, and 12th grade chemistry for twelve years.

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Bringing two coasts together to celebrate 25 years

Our East and West Coast offices got together for two days of team building and brainstorming. We demoed our newest technologies, dreamed up new projects, and solved a (fake) murder mystery. We had a great time celebrating our 25th anniversary! Forty-five enthusiastic staff converged at the beautiful Lyman Estate in Waltham, Massachusetts, where we enjoyed […]

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Research in Educational Technology in 2018

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In 2018, we made an impact with 11 articles published in researcher and teacher practitioner journals that showcase the state of the field in STEM educational technology. Learn how automated scoring during formative assessment can diagnose and enhance students’ argumentation skills (#4), how modeling and simulation on a CAD platform can be used to teach […]

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