Wednesday, October 7, 2009

UTOPSS Fall Iinstitute!

Kristin Whitlock (Psychology teacher extraordinaire) asked us to post this announcement to the blog. Those of us not lucky enough to be close to Utah at the time of this institute will just ahve to be jealous - I got to attend a few years back and it is a WONDERFUL experience for psych. teachers.

Utah-Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (U-TOPSS) Fall Institute
Friday, November 13 2009
University of Utah
Cost: $40.00 (if registration received by 10/30), $50.00 after deadline
Includes materials, continental breakfast, and lunch

  • Thinking Like a Psychologist: Teaching About Research (Dr. Barney Beins ITHACA COLLEGE)
  • Stereotype Threat: Sometimes Words (and Beliefs) Can Hurt You (and Your Performance) (Dr. Paul H. White UNIVERSITY OF UTAH)
  • Eye See: Teaching the Biology of Vision (Dr. Jessica Habashi UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • Participant Idea Share
Break Out Sessions:
  • Taking the Mystery Out of AP Psychology Test Development
  • Introductory Psychology: Questions and Answers
For registration information contact Kristin Whitlock (

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