Psychology

Making AP Engaging for ALL Students: Lessons from AP Psychology


Using AP Psychology as a model, participants will learn strategies for making Advanced Placement classes more accessible to and engaging for students with different skill levels.

Time: 
Sun, 11/24/2013 - 8:00am - 10:00am
Presenters: 

David Allen, Evanston Township High School, Evanston, IL, US; Sabrina Ehmke, Evanston Township High School, Evanston, IL, US; Tim Foecking, Evanston Township High School, Evanston, IL, US; Makoto Ogura, Evanston Township High School, Evanston, IL, US; Matt Walsh, Evanston Township High School, Evanston, IL, US

Room: 
261
session id: 
678
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Poster Session-"Brain" Based Projects!!


Walk away with brain lessons: creating movie trailers and connecting the brain with Zombies. Encourage your students to understand the functions of the parts of the brain while having fun!

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Heather Kilgallon, Cary-Grove High School, Cary, IL, US; Allison Shaver, Plymouth South High School, Plymouth, MA, US

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
590
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Poster Session-Creating your Secondary Psychology Curriculum for Common Core Standards


The presentation aligns APA guidelines to the Common Core standards to assist teachers in developing their own psychology course curriculum.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 3:15pm - 4:10pm
Presenters: 

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

Room: 
America's Ballroom Lobby
session id: 
735
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Primary Sources for High School Psychology: Adapting the Common Core


This session will highlight primary sources for high school psychology courses. Examples include personal correspondence, research notes, and original texts. Sources will be provided to attendees, handout and electronic version.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Presenters: 

Sara Adducchio, ECOT (Electronic Classroom of Tomorrow), Columbus, OH, US

Room: 
124
session id: 
402
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Writing and Reading to Learn: Teaching about Testing and Intelligence


Discussion of heritability and sociocultural factors in developing intelligence is followed by participant engagement in specific reading/writing strategies designed to help students evaluate various resources on psychological testing and intelligence.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 2:45pm - 3:45pm
Presenters: 

Maureen McCarthy, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA, US; Kristin Habashi Whitlock, Viewmont High School, Bountiful, UT, US

Room: 
122
session id: 
556
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All Purpose Statistics Activity: Roll the Dice!


Many psychology students are intimidated by statistics. During this workshop, participants will learn an all-purpose participatory activity designed to communicate the concepts of distribution, mean/median/mode, standard deviation, and statistical significance.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Rob McEntarffer, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE, US

Room: 
102
session id: 
132
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Using Exemplary Texts and Readers Theatre to Prevent Bullying


Are there bullies in your classroom? Do you have students who miss school because they are afraid? Come experience Reader's Theater as a powerful instructional and bullying prevention strategy.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 9:15am - 10:15am
Presenters: 

Sharon Edwards, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN, US; Stephanie Richards, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN, US; Kristen Pennycuff Trent, Tennessee Tech University, Cookeville, TN, US

Room: 
241
session id: 
303
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Fun Engagement in the Psych Classroom


Incorporate fun in your psych class by using engaging activities to enhance your students’ comprehension of major psychology concepts. A wide variety of exciting lessons are presented, discussed and shared.

Time: 
Sat, 11/23/2013 - 8:00am - 9:00am
Presenters: 

Matt Ferguson, Mountain Brook High School, Birmingham, AL, US; Christie Morman, Homwood High School, Birmingham, AL, US

Room: 
104
session id: 
231
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Psychology and Sports: Relevance and Complex Issues


Why is batting .389 as significant as batting .422? Does the Wonderlict Test have predictive validity? Why are fans fanatical? Hormones, home runs, LSD, and the curious case of Doc Ellis.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Sean Tischler, Salesianum School, Wilmington, DE, US

Room: 
262
session id: 
205
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The Psychology of Genocide


Millions of people have died in genocides around the world. Delve into the human psyche, exploring our capacity for committing genocide, as well as rescuing others from genocide.

Time: 
Fri, 11/22/2013 - 5:25pm - 6:20pm
Presenters: 

Sara Cohan, The Genocide Education Project, San Francisco, CA, US

Room: 
125
session id: 
706
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