Tuesday, March 28, 2017

TOPSS and Mid-April Deadlines; Outreach Grants and Clark Workshop

High School Psychology Outreach Grants 

The purpose of these grants is to support innovative programs that support networking, professional development, and educational outreach opportunities for high school psychology teachers and students. The deadline for submission is April 15, 2017.

APA/Clark University Workshop for High School Teachers 

This premier three-day workshop is open to 25 high school psychology teachers annually. Master teachers and Clark University faculty present on best practices, teaching demonstrations, and cutting-edge research. The 2017 Workshop will be held June 28-30, 2017. The application deadline is April 15, 2017.

posted by Chuck Schallhorn

Monday, March 6, 2017

First Annual Psychology Conference for Michigan High School Psychology Teachers

I am thrilled to share the following announcement for an upcoming conference:

Save the Date
When:  Saturday May 6th 9:30 am to 3:30 pm
What: 1st Annual Psychology Conference for Michigan High School Psychology Teachers 
Where: Hope College, Holland Michigan 
Sponsored by Hope College and Worth Publishers
Keynote Speakers include: 
Dr. David Myers
Dr. Thomas Ludwig
Hope College Faculty and Students
High School Psychology Teachers
Also included: Tour of the Psychology facilities, roundtable discussions, materials, networking, and just minutes from the Annual Holland Tulip Festival 
Cost: NO cost to attend this event (lunch will be provided, courtesy of Worth Publishing)

Registration information available soon
Questions about this conference please contact: mipsychteachers@yahoo.com

--posted by Steve

Thursday, March 2, 2017

What Drugs Do to the Body/BrainThe

I found this article with some nice graphics and wanted to share. The article is called "What 5 Popular Drugs Including Weed and Booze Do to Your Body and Brain." I liked the graphics and the details--nice basics for the intro examination of the subject.

posted by Chuck Schallhorn

Wednesday, March 1, 2017

KCTOPSS-KC Area Conference in April

Jen Schlicht shared this with us. The Kansas City area TOPSS (KCTOPSS) is having a conference in April. Contact info is at www.southsidepsych.com/KCTOPSS

posted by Chuck Schallhorn

3rd Annual Conference for the Teaching of Intro Psych in the Northwest

Hello All!

The 3rd Annual Conference for the Teaching of Introductory Psychology in the Northwest will take place at Highline College, in Des Moines WA, on April 7, 2017.  The Conference theme is: The Baby or the Bathwater--Throwing out (some of) Introductory Psychology.  High school teachers are encouraged to attend!  Two, not to be missed presenters, will be there!  The fabulous Sue Frantz' (Highline College) presentation is entitled "This Old Course:  Psych 101 for a New Era."  The amazing Jane Halonen (University of West Florida) will discuss "The Postmodern Intro Course: Making Learning Stick." 

To register, or for more information, visit www.tipnorthwest.org

This is a conference not to be missed!

All my best,

Kristin H. Whitlock