Monday, July 24 – Morning

Session Schedule (Mon – AM)


General seating capacities (Cap) of each room are listed under the room locations. Please note that some sessions may have specific maximum capacities or additional requirements (e.g., laptops or mobile devices). If applicable, this information will be stated in the session details.

All lab sessions (LAB) require closed-toe shoes. To download a PDF copy of the schedule, please click the “Print/PDF” button at the bottom of the page.

SSC – Science Complex; MACN – MacNaughton

Room Location
8:30 – 9:15 AM
9:30 – 10:15 AM
10:30 – 11:15 AM
SSC 1303
(Cap: 35)
Innovative and Creative Assessments in Analytical Chemistry
Kate Stuttaford
University of Guelph,
Data Visualization: Preparing Science Students for a Data-Driven Workplace
Tihana Mirkovic
York University, ON
Enhanced introductory college chemistry textbook – an OER (open educational resources) journey
Samantha Sullivan Sauer, Georgian College; Jackie MacDonald, Conestoga College;
Caryn Fahey, Loyalist College;
Adrienne Richards, Georgian College
SSC 1304
(Cap: 42)
Periodic Puzzles by AuChemy
Peggy Au
PEI Education & Consulting, AB
Vibranium: An NGSS-aligned storyline about Wakanda, periodicity, and atomic structure
Neil Reimer
Evanston Township High School, IL
Learning the elements of the periodic table using visual imagery and story telling
Rajasree Swaminathan
The Harker School, CA
SSC 1305
(Cap: 32)
Emergent bi/multilingual students and chemistry: Teaching chemistry to English language learners
Siobhan McVay, Saba Kennedy-Flomo
Delran High School, NJ
Exploring “Who Does Chemistry?”
Katie Wibby
Interlochen Arts Academy, MI
(9:30 – 9:45 AM)

Expanding Lab Safety: Using visual cues to encourage emotional safety
Leanne Racicot
University of Waterloo, ON
(10:00 – 10:15 AM)
Increasing equity in your classroom through assessments
Caleb Evans
Columbus State Community College, OH
SSC 1306
(Cap: 42)
Student-Generated Chemistry Textbooks
Stephan Graham
Arrupe Jesuit High School, CO
Wait…what? Using phenomena to introduce chemistry storylines
Sarah English
Sweet Home High School, NY
SSC 1511
(Cap: 50)
Using ChemMatters articles to increase student curiosity
Jeramy DeBry, Stacey Balbach
American Association of Chemistry Teachers, DC
What’s all the stink about cow farts and other musings: Chemistry relevancy in the classroom
Scott Donnelly
Arizona Western College, AZ
Climate Change & Chemistry
Melanie Shedd
Principia School, MO
SSC 2315
(Cap: 40)

Session starts at 9:30 AM
Online Games from
Steve Sogo
Interactive Chem, CA

Draw Chemistry: A Novel Accordion-Style Journal Approach to Particle Diagrams
Lori Kurth
Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School/Montgomery County Public Schools, MD

Arts-Integrated Chemistry Community: A Secondary/PostSecondary Collaboration
Joan Esson, Amy Pochodylo, Paul Wendel
Otterbein University, OH
(11:00 – 11:15 AM)
SSC 3317
(Cap: 40)
Computational Thinking in High School Chemistry Education
Ari Myllyviita
Viikki Teacher Training School of University of Helsinki, Suomi
Engineering Tomorrow: Free labs developed and delivered by engineers – electric vehicles demo
Tess Carlson
Raoul Wallenberg High School, CA
SSC 2102
(Cap: 24)

Session starts at 9:30 AM
Start Your Chemistry Course with these Experiments
Nüs Hisim
Vernier Science Education, OR
SSC 2103
(Cap: 24)

Session starts at 9:30 AM
“Mysteries” of Surface Phenomena
Dr. Regina Rüffler, Dr. Georg Job
Job Foundation, University of Hamburg, Germany
SSC 2313
(Cap: 60)

Session starts at 9:30 AM
Tie dye with your students: A covalent bonding culminating activity.
Kathryn Zaborowski
Urbana High School/Urbana City Schools, OH


*Priority to attendees who purchased lab coats
MACN 113
(Cap: 148)
Writing Better Assessments for the High School Chemistry Classroom
Ariel Serkin, Scott Milam
Cambridge Rindge and Latin School, MA
(8:30 – 10:15 AM)

Book Signing: Scott Milam
Books available for purchase:

The No Teacher Left Behind Club and Teaching Introductory Chemistry

(Start: 10:15 AM)
MACN 105
(Cap: 282)
George R. Hague, Jr. AP Chemistry Symposium (All Day)

Writing Assessment Items for AP Chemistry
Michael Farabaugh, Albemarle High School, VA (8:30 – 9:15 AM)

Using POGIL to target common challenges and misconceptions in AP Chemistry
Paula Butler, Cincinnati Country Day School, OH (9:15 – 10:00 AM)

Break/Q&A (10:00 – 10:10 AM)

Teaching acid/base chemistry with POGIL
Laura Trout, Lancaster Country Day School, PA (10:10 – 10:55 AM)

What to do after the AP Chemistry Exam: Book Study and More
Anne Schmidt, Bay Port High School and Bellin College, WI (10:55 – 11:15 AM)

Quick link to sessions: Monday Morning, Monday Afternoon, Tuesday Morning, Tuesday Afternoon, Wednesday Morning, Wednesday afternoon, Overall Schedule

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