A Successful GRC, Chemistry Education Research and Practice!

The group gave three presentations at the Gordon Research Conference, Chemistry Education Research and Practice. Myriam and Keith presented posters, while Alison was invited to give a talk about the group’s work. The Gordon Research Conference, Chemistry Education Research and Practice was held from Sunday June 16th to Friday June 21st.

This year’s conference, themed “Using Education Research to Foster Meaningful Chemistry Learning” , contained a great set of speakers from multiple fields of discipline-based education research, great discussion amongst colleagues, lots of dancing, lobster and…. tertiles!

Left to right: Myriam, Alison, Keith

Left to right: Myriam, Alison, Keith


Great conversation with members of the CER community from all around the globe!


A beautiful view at Bates College in Lewiston, ME!

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Alison and Deborah Herrington

Alison and Deborah Herrington


Tertiles seemed to be on everyone’s mind all week!

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But really, when do I use a tertile??


Celebrating the end of a great week with a lobster dinner, dancing, and ping-pong!

Keith, Myriam and Alison ready for the lobster dinner!

There were some mixed emotions about the instructions provided at the lobster dinner…

There were some mixed emotions about the instructions provided at the lobster dinner…

Left to right: Michael Seery, Sam Pazicni, Ryan Sweeder, Paulette Vincent-Ruz, W. Stephen McNeil, Nicole Graulich, Reyne Pullen, Deborah Herrington, Alison, Felix Ho

Left to right: Michael Seery, Sam Pazicni, Ryan Sweeder, Paulette Vincent-Ruz, W. Stephen McNeil, Nicole Graulich, Reyne Pullen, Deborah Herrington, Alison, Felix Ho

After a week of sitting and learning, we got up and boogied!

Myriam and Keith take a quick dance break for a selfie with Jennifer Lewis!

Myriam and Keith take a quick dance break for a selfie with Jennifer Lewis!

Impromptu flash dance to Rolling on the River, led by Ellen Yezierski and Justin Carmel.

Impromptu flash dance to Rolling on the River, led by Ellen Yezierski and Justin Carmel.

Myriam and Alison demonstrated their all-star ping pong playing abilities!