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Resources for Educators

The Merlot Collection, a new partner of Van-Griner Learning, provides curated online learning curriculum for higher education at low to no cost. You can find them here: MERLOT

American Association of University Professors is a nonprofit membership association of faculty and other academic professionals with members and chapters based at colleges and universities across the country. (Also Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)

The Chronicle of Higher Education is the leading news source for higher ed. (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)

Diverse—Issues in Higher Education blog seeks to be a catalyst for change. Its ultimate objective is to contribute to the building of educational, cultural, social and economic structures that will allow every individual to achieve his or her full human potential and contribute to the greater good of the community and the nation. 

Ed Tech Focus on Higher Education explores technology and education issues that IT leaders and educators face when they’re evaluating and implementing a solution. 

Educational Technology & Mobile Learning is a blog about educational web tools and mobile apps for teachers and educators run by Med Kharbach, a doctoral researcher and former teacher with 10 years of classroom teaching experience. (Also Facebook, Twitter)

eLiterate is dedicated to helping higher education and the education companies that serve them continuously improve in their efforts to enable more students to succeed in a 21st-Century world. 

Higher Ed Learning Collective is a groundswell movement of global educators grown from the need to aid one another in transitioning from face-to-face instruction to online and remote learning during spring 2020. (Also Facebook)

Higher Education Today is a blog by the American Council on Education. 

Inside Higher Ed is a free daily news site for “people who care about higher education.” (Also Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Blog)

The media/news company The Next Web has a Facebook site devoted to tech. 

Online: Trending Now is a blog from the UPCEA, a leading association for professional, continuing, and online education 

Open Education Network is a community to develop leadership potential, contribute expertise and share strategies for building open education programs. (Also Facebook, Twitter)

Professors is a Facebook group that posts information of an academic nature (Higher education, technical education, colleges and teaching, research, conferences, college & university fraternity and other news of the same nature.) 

The Scholarly Teacher is a blog emphasizing a healthy balance of scholarly evidence and practical application for effective teaching. 

Teaching Ideas and Teaching Resources is a Facebook group for educators to share ideas and paid or free resources. They can also discuss school related matters/issues and problems, as well as current teaching methodologies.

Teaching in Higher Ed is a blog dedicated to “teaching out loud” to become more effective at facilitating learning. 

Retraction Watch is a resource for tracking retractions as a window into the scientific process. 

Teachers Resources, Teaching Tips, Teaching Articles is a Facebook group dedicated to real tips and resources for real teachers.

Teachers Using Tech is a Blog and Facebook group for teachers who incorporate technology into their classrooms to share helpful tips, creative ideas, and ways to have fun. 

World Federation of Colleges and Polytechnics is an international network of colleges and associations of colleges. WFCP provides leadership in delivering workforce education for our global economy. Members share leading-edge education strategies and best practices to increase workforce employability in countries around the world. (Also Facebook, Twitter)

Resources for Chemistry Faculty

The Merlot Collection, a new partner of Van-Griner Learning, provides curated online learning curriculum for higher education at low to no cost. You can find them here: MERLOT

American Chemical Society was founded in 1876 and chartered by the U.S. Congress. It is one of the world’s largest scientific organizations with more than 152,000 members in 130+ countries. Their mission is to advance the broader chemistry enterprise and its practitioners for the benefit of Earth and its people. Their vision is to improve people’s lives through the transforming power of chemistry. (Also Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter)

American Chemistry Matters is a blog by the American Chemical Council. 

Chemical Education Xchange is a blog where contributors offer their ideas and opinions on a broad spectrum of topics pertaining to chemical education. 

Chemistry Teachers is a LinkedIn group for high school chemistry teachers, college professors or chemistry tutors who wish to share professional development or ideas. 

Chemistry Teachers is a Facebook group committed to anything that can make learning chemistry interesting. 

The Chronicle Flask is a blog by Dr. Kat Day, a writer with a PhD in chemistry and more than 15 years teaching experience. It is so-named in honor of all the students who have misspelled conical flask in their chemistry coursework. 

National Chemistry Teachers is a Facebook group for chemistry teachers to connect, share, and pick each other’s brains. 

Reddit Chemistry community: 

Science Daily offers the latest research news in chemistry here: (Also Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter)

Science Tech Daily’s blog features chemistry news here: 

Strategies for Teaching Chemistry Online is a Facebook group.  Account of UMN chemistry professor and editor-in-chief of Macromolecules.  Account of Gavin Williams, NC State chemistry professor. Virtual organic labs of NC State chemistry professor Maria Gallardo-Williams.  Account of Penn State chem professor.  Account of Washington University in St. Louis chemistry professor and Inorganic Chemistry Editor-in-chief.

Resources for Biology Faculty

The Merlot Collection, a new partner of Van-Griner Learning, provides curated online learning curriculum for higher education at low to no cost. You can find them here: MERLOT

Bioliteracy is a blog written on teaching and understanding modern biology by a molecular/cellular biologist at UC Boulder. 

Human Anatomy & Physiology Society (HAPS)  is open to anyone interested in Anatomy & Physiology education, and currently includes over 1,700 members from high schools, two- and four-year colleges, universities, and private businesses in the United States, Canada and throughout the rest of the world. (Also Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Blog)

Life Sciences, Molecular Biology, Biotechnology, Cellular Molecules, Nucleic Acids, DNA is the largest LinkedIn group in Biotech, Pharma, HealthCare, Medical, and Life Science. They welcome folk in diagnostics, the medical device area, clinical trials, research, QA, academics, writers, job hunters, students, recruiters, Medical Device, Biotech & CRO clients. 

National Association of Biology Teachers empowers educators to provide the best possible biology and life science education for all students. (Facebook)

Physiology Laboratory Teaching Forum is a LinkedIn group that is an educational resource for physiology teachers to stay abreast of the latest physiology lab techniques, software, equipment and courseware through open discussion and collaboration. The group is intended for high school- and college-level physiology teachers and the general physiology teaching community. 

Reddit Biology community: 

Science Tech Daily’s biology news appears here: 

Teaching Biology: Ready-Set-Science is a LinkedIn group that shares strategies, activities, and practices that biology teachers in the primary, secondary, and higher education market have found effective in improving student achievement. Twitter account of Carly Ann York, PhD, Assistant Professor of Biology, Animal Physiology, Behavior, Biomechanics at Lenoir-Rhyne University. Online talks by leading scientists about research, discoveries, and careers.