Psychology

iPsych: Using Smart Device Apps in Teaching HIgh School Psychology


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 10:10am - 11:05am
Presenters: 

Matt Ferguson, Mountain Brook High School, Birmingham, AL

Room: 
205
session id: 
1288
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Podcasting in the Secondary Social Studies Classroom


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:35pm - 4:30pm
Presenters: 

Jon Rehm, South Dade Senior High School, Homestead, FL

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
1131
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Red Tulips: Memorializing the 100th Anniversary of the Armenian Genocide


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 3:10pm - 4:05pm
Presenters: 

Sara Cohan, The Genocide Education Project, San Francisco, CA; Roxanne Makasdjian, The Genocide Education Project, San Francisco, CA

Room: 
103
session id: 
1082
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"Flipping Out": Strategies for Flipping your Social Studies Classroom


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 9:00am - 9:55am
Presenters: 

Melissa Schaefer, Mundelein High School, Mundelein, IL, @MT_Schaef; Stacey Gorman, Mundelein High School, Mundelein IL, IL

Room: 
207
session id: 
1017
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Reading Psychology: Books for High School Psychology Teachers


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.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 11:15am - 12:10pm
Presenters: 

Alan Feldman, Glen Rock High School, Glen Rock, NJ; Rob McEntarffer, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE, @rmcenta

Room: 
305
session id: 
914
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Who Am I: Understanding Others through the Study of Self


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?

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:35pm - 4:30pm
Presenters: 

Michael Levicky, Kent State University, Kent, OH

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
818
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Intelligence Debate: Learning about Intelligence from an Inquiry Method


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm
Presenters: 

Patricia Baima, Wheeling High School, Wheeling, IL

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
722
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Psychology and Problem-Sovling: Using Games to Promote Critical Thinking


This interactive session will engage participants by demonstrating how to use games to promote problem-solving and critical thinking in the psychology classroom.

Time: 
Sat, 11/22/2014 - 3:35pm - 4:30pm
Presenters: 

Karlye Mull, Veterans Tribute Career and Technical Academy, Las Vegas, NV, @karlyemull

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
701
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I Care: Building Communities of Empathy in our Schools


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 5:20pm - 6:15pm
Presenters: 

Kathy Dorr, HonorWorks, Bellingham, WA; Swil Kanim, HonorWorks, Bellingham, WA

Room: 
301
session id: 
650
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The Mindfulness Revolution


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.

Time: 
Fri, 11/21/2014 - 2:05pm - 3:00pm
Presenters: 

Peter Masciopinto, Glenbrook South High School, Glenview, IL; Hilary Rosenthal, Bolingbrook, IL

Room: 
Boylston Hallway, 3rd Lvl
session id: 
623
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