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Michael Jansen's blog
Michael Jansen offers test taking strategies for students.
Michael Jansen shares his thoughts about "softly" introducing topics before their formal appearance in the curriculum.
There are many ways that assessment can be done well. Michael Jansen shares what worked for him.
Michael Jansen offers one of his favorite demos - producing liquid CO2 from dry ice.
Michael Jansen contemplates his student's reaction to a last minute switch to an old school delivery of a lesson.
Michael Jansen reflects on a very common empirical formula lab that asks students to determine the empirical formula of MgxOy. He then explains how he continues to use it as a "successful failure", how he demonstrates an alternate procedure and leads his students to an important lesson.