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

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
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

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
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

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
9:15am to 10:15am
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

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
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

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
2:40pm to 3:40pm
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

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
11:15am to 12:15pm
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

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
3:45pm to 4:45pm
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.

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

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
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.

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

Friday, December 2, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
Receive inquiry-based, hands-on strategies that will help bring the C3 Framework and psychology content into your courses.

Collaborative Teaching in Psychology, Biology, and Statistics

Saturday, December 3, 2016 -
11:17am to 11:35am
Receive two collaborative lessons and other ideas for linking psychology with other disciplines. These resources are useful for team teaching or sharing difficult topics in your own classroom.

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