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A. General resources for teaching in general, teaching theory, Open Education Resources (OER), etc. are listed below and may be scrolled through.

B. Topic-specific resources on the Teaching Commons website can be discovered in two ways:

1. By searching a specific term or tag using the “Search Teaching Commons” box at the bottom of the left-hand column.

2. By browsing the items posted (in chronological order) in the sub-categories listed on the left: 

Graphic Organizers: A Basic Collection

A visual hotlink to the interactive periodic table of visualization methods


Hotlink above: Click the image, and then roll your mouse over any "element" for a sample image of that visualization method.

A. "Graphic Organizers" (post) links to 33 pdf graphic organizers that can be used as a visual way of organizing knowledge, ideas, reflections, arguments, research, etc.

1. Though many may seem very basic, simple graphic frames can be helpful ...

Conceptual Questions & Challenge Problems in Chemistry

Decorative: "Conceptual Understanding"


A. "Conceptual Questions and Challenge Problems in Chemistry" (web site) is part of the Journal of Chemical Education Question Bank, providing "a library of free response and multiple choice conceptual questions and challenge problems, tips for writing these questions and problems, and a discussion of types of concept questions."

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