Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Milwaukee Area Teachers of Psychology Meeting

The Milwaukee Area Teachers of Psychology (MATOP) Fall Meeting will be held on Tuesday November 10, 2009, 7:00 PM, at Pius High School, 135 N. 76th Street, Milwaukee, WI 53213 in the library.

Our agenda tentatively includes:

• an examination of new edition (8e) of Weiten’s Psychology: Themes and Variations
• a review of newly revised Zimbardo’s Psychology: AP Edition with Discovering Psychology
• an analysis of the supplements for the new Myers Psychology 9e
• information on the Teaching High School Psychology Blog
• ways to use Cell Phone Texting in your class
• a conversation about changes in the AP Psychology Acorn Book
• new information on the Quizlet Flashcard Website (www.quizlet.com)
• a Report from the APA/TOPSS Clarke Summer Workshop and items from APA and TOPSS
• explaining a new twist to Student Book Reviews
• insights from the 2009 AP Psychology Reading
• announcing a new regular Psychology textbook coming out this spring
• presentations on online communications with students and parents (Moodle, Blackboard, WebCT, Wiki’s, Blogs, etc.)
• plus much more

If anyone uses Blackboard, WebCT or Wiki pages to communicate with their students and would be interested in making a short (5 minutes) presentation on the topic at the MATOP meeting, please contact me at the email address below.

Please mark your calendars. Everyone is welcome to attend. Please feel free to invite anyone you feel might be interested in coming. A detailed agenda will be forthcoming.

If you would like to be added to the MATOP email listing, please contact Kent Korek at kkorek@germantown.k12.wi.us

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