One nice discovery from my cell phone free agency process was to find out that teachers get monthly discounts on their cell phone plans. I cannot believe that I have taught for 11 years (5 private, 6 public) and have been paying full price for all of them! Perhaps, I am the last one to find out, but if not, here's the deal:
This one's been eagerly anticipated. It's nowhere near perfect, but it's definitely a step in the right direction and takes far fewer steps than recording a Google Hangout just to capture a simple screencast. Below is an embedded video made using the free Google Extension "Screencastify".
Although I'm out of the chemistry lab, I'm still involved with teaching the subject through private tutoring and online through Northwestern's online learning program. As students and teachers become increasingly attached to their computers both in and out of the classroom, they often have the need to use a periodic table online. Here are a few of the best versions that go above and beyond the traditional paper copy. They are all quick to load, stable, and would surely make Mendeleev proud.