What do Carl Jung, Pink Floyd, and the Wizard of Oz have in common? Can we gain insight into our classmates personalities from their doodles? Lessons will be made available.
Sean Tischler, Salesianum School, Wilmington, DE
Teachers will learn about a semester long project that focuses on students' actively developing a character trait using the content from areas of motivation, development, personality and positive psychology.
Catherine Jaquith, Henry Clay High School, Lexington, KY
Learn how to guide students in conducting their own psychological studies. Ideas from helping students formulate a meaningful hypothesis to effectively presenting their findings, using the latest technology, are shared.
Matthew Ferguson, Mountain Brook High School, Birmingham, AL
In nine years of teaching chess and as a Para Educator, I noticed patterns of the young femalesâ€™ disengagement from their chess club, which educators can overcome exercising certain strategies.
Chouchanik Airapetian, University Washington Bothell, Edmonds, WA
To give teachers more tools for their toolbox that includes a variety of literacy strategies and various web 2.0 ideas and demonstrations.
Maura Gavin, East Leyden High School, Franklin Park, IL
When students connect with another high school it allows them to expand their audience, create a PLC, and share opinions, works, and ideas across state lines - they love it!!
Allison Shaver, Plymouth South High School, Plymouth, MA; Heather Kilgallon, Cary-Grove High School, Cary, IL
With so many engaging experiments, demonstrations, and activities, how can you teach it all in one semester? Explore ways to fit in seven domains in a short window of time.
Amy Malin, Seven Lakes High School, Katy, TX
Attendees will leave this session with at least four new activities for their classrooms. Audience participation will be required of all who attend this session run by two veteran teachers.
Randal Ernst, Lincoln Public Schools, Lincoln, NE; Charlie Blair-Broeker, Cedar Falls High School, Cedar Falls, IA
How to cram everything in and still have fun! Innovative ways to use every moment you have to teach multiple aspects of psychology at the same time!Really!
Beth Scully, Clear Springs High School, League City, TX
This workshop will engage participants in interpreting historical events from different psychological perspectives. Attendees will learn how psychological principles apply to the human experiences surrounding the Thoku and Haiti earthquakes.
Kent Korek, Germantown High School, Germantown, WI; Maureen McCarthy, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA