Engage students in learning and reinforcing key psychology concepts using iPad, IPhone, or other smart device apps. A variety of apps for use in Psychology instruction will be shared.
Matt Ferguson, Mountain Brook High School, Birmingham, AL
The session uses psychology to highlight how to incorporate podcasting into the classroom. The session focuses on teacher and student made podcast to increase classroom creativity and critical thinking.
Jon Rehm, South Dade Senior High School, Homestead, FL
April 24, 2015 marks the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. How should it be commemorated? Discuss how we memorialize tragedy and how memorials and monuments impact survivors and ourselves.
Sara Cohan, The Genocide Education Project, San Francisco, CA; Roxanne Makasdjian, The Genocide Education Project, San Francisco, CA
Curious about the ""flipped classroom""? Interested in trying to ""flip"" but not sure how? Learn video lecture ""Do's and Don'ts"", technology options, and activities to implement during class time.
Melissa Schaefer, Mundelein High School, Mundelein, IL, @MT_Schaef; Stacey Gorman, Mundelein High School, Mundelein IL, IL
Psychology teachers have limited time to explore new research and current applications. Participants will discuss several examples of recent, not well known, and compelling books they can use in classrooms.
Alan Feldman, Glen Rock High School, Glen Rock, NJ; Rob McEntarffer, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE, @rmcenta
This session offers curricular strategies for teachers to engage in a rich, creative, open-ended project designed to consider the central question of adolescence: who am I?
Michael Levicky, Kent State University, Kent, OH
Intelligence can be taught with an inquiry method. This poster presentation will show how to implement an Intelligence Debate, from the design, research, and actual debate. Handouts will be provided.
Patricia Baima, Wheeling High School, Wheeling, IL
This interactive session will engage participants by demonstrating how to use games to promote problem-solving and critical thinking in the psychology classroom.
Karlye Mull, Veterans Tribute Career and Technical Academy, Las Vegas, NV, @karlyemull
How does enhanced empathy impact interactions between people with diverse perspectives? Learn how to build empathy through historical inquiry and personal reflection. Hands-on experiences and lessons to take-away.
Kathy Dorr, HonorWorks, Bellingham, WA; Swil Kanim, HonorWorks, Bellingham, WA
Mindfulness is a psychological term that relates to many behaviors, from learning and stress to eating. This session explores psychological findings and applications, separating the scientifically supported from the hype.
Peter Masciopinto, Glenbrook South High School, Glenview, IL; Hilary Rosenthal, Bolingbrook, IL