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Using the Psychological Concept Flow in the Social Studies Classroom

Flow is a type of student engagement that includes focus, task immersion and intrinsic motivation. The presentation describes action research into flow and methods to implement flow into the classroom.

Student Choice, Student Voice in the Psychology Classroom

Student autonomy is encouraged by choice in their work. You will leave this presentation with in-class choice projects as well as Formative Projects that allow student a choice and voice.

Games to Teach Cognition

Participants will learn games and puzzles to use to teach terms related to thinking, memory, and language.

Now Hear This: Using Podcasts to Engage Students in Psychology

Learn how to use podcasts to pique student interest, promote investigation of psychological concepts in the real world, and allow for differentiation of learning in the classroom.

Cultivating Student Engagement through Real Life Application

Psychology is a stage for engaging students in innovative projects asking students to problem solve in a creative way. Examine examples of project based learning and real-world application of concepts.

What Makes People Bad? : Human Rights Violations & Psychology

Help students evaluate what motivates violations of human rights throughout history by examining psychological studies and experiments through the Socratic Seminar discussion model.

Bias and the Brain: Creating a Growth Mindset

All brains are biased. This presentation will explore the mind's unconscious biases and the affect on student achievement. Strategies include activities that create a growth mindset.

Boot Camp to Blended Learning: AP Access for ALL

Cincinnati Public School's story on expanding AP courses. Learn from our experiences during an interactive, tech-rich workshop; leave with tools for addressing AP equity and access issues in your district!

Using Psychology to Teach Psychology

Don't just teach psychology to students, create a classroom culture where students experience psychology. Motivation, social-psychology, and learning is taught through experiences that opens students eyes like never before.

Beyond Pixels: Rediscovering our Humanity in a Digitalized World

Pixels have changed our sense of self, schools, and social responsibility. Discuss current research on the positive and negative effects of technology, and its impact on our social relationships.

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