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February 28, 2017 -
7:00pm to 8:00pm

In the political climate of 2017, students need to understand their own identity as citizens and people living in a diverse society. The Racial/Cultural Identity model (R/CID) is a framework to help students understand their own race but other races in their communities and US as a whole.

"The purpose of using the R/CID model to analyze and evaluate a film, such as [Malcolm X] is twofold. It allows the teacher to begin to tear down a colorblind classroom and begin to integrate Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT)" (Nance & Williams, 2016).

$20 NCSS members / $40 NCSS nonmembers


Threading Culture, Analysis, and Creativity into the Tapestry of Psychology

Want to weave cultural psychology into multiple units? Foster evaluation, creativity, and other 21st century skills? Take several projects and ideas home to thread into your psychology classroom.

Replications of Famous Experiments to Boost AP Psych Scores

Guiding students through a replication of famous experiments ensures an understanding of the experimental method, a demonstration of the skills of the research process, and increases free response scores.

What Would You Do? The Bystander Effect in High School

What would you do? By understanding social psychology and civic action, students are able to observe and evaluate why some students help and others stand by.

Intelligence: Beyond the Theories

Use an inquiry-based lesson design to teach intelligence, and learn an engaging way to teach millennials about intelligence.

Contemporary Identity Crisis: Exploring Adolescent Identity Development through Visual Art

Contemporary art increases relevance and promotes visual literacy skills in social studies curricula. Psychology lesson plans encourage student exploration of identity through art.

Psychology: The Foundation of Civic Learning and Cultural Diversity

Participate in hands-on, active learning exercises designed to address issues related to good citizenry, cultural proficiency, and critical thinking skills. This session is geared toward all psychology courses.

Growth Mind-Set, Grit, and Resiliency

Learn how you can foster resiliency in the classroom by promoting a growth mindset that encourages students to take risks and develop grit while fueling a passion for learning.

Doing Psychology: Strategies for Making High School Psychology More Inquiry-Based

Receive inquiry-based, hands-on strategies that will help bring the C3 Framework and psychology content into your courses.

A Framework for Teaching High School Psychology: A Psychologist's Recommendations

Explore changing the structure of the typical high school psychology curriculum in order to make the course more meaningful to students and accurate to the discipline.


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