Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Milwaukee Area Teachers of Psychology Meeting

The Milwaukee Area Teachers of Psychology (MATOP) Spring Meeting will be held on Tuesday April 28, 2009, 7:00 PM, at Pius High School, 135 N. 76th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53213 in the library.

The highlight of the evening will be an examination of the new Myers' Psychology 9th edition. Everyone attending will receive a copy of this text through the generosity of Eileen Tanania, 866.843.3715 ex 1714 or, the sales representative from Bedford, Freeman and Worth Publishers.

Our agenda tentatively includes:

■ a review of Fast Track to a Five: Preparing for the AP Psychology Examination
■ a discussion regarding the upcoming 2009 Advanced Placement Psychology Exam
■ an examination of The Whitman Journal of Psychology
■ an analysis of the just released 2007 AP Psychology Exam
■ information on the Teaching High School Psychology Blog
■ a conversation about the Enhancing the Teaching of Psychology Conference on May 19th at UW-Stevens Point.
■ a demonstration of Student Response Systems (clickers)
■ new information on the Quizlet Flash Card website at
■ a brand new psychology text, Psychology: Making Connections
■ materials from both the APA and TOPSS
■ a look at Current Directions in Introductory Psychology 2e

Please mark your calendars. Everyone is welcome to attend. A detailed agenda will be forth coming.

If you would like to be included on the MATOP email listing, please contact Kent Korek at

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