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High School Physics Teacher Day for First-Time Attendees

IF YOU’RE A HIGH SCHOOL PHYSICS TEACHER
WHO HAS NEVER ATTENDED A NATIONAL AAPT MEETING,
WE WANT YOU!

We’ve prepared a special day for you with a special reduced registration fee on Monday, February 6, at the American Association of Physics Teachers 2012 Winter Meeting in Ontario, California.

Agenda

  • Attend a special luncheon where you will learn more about resources available thru AAPT that can help you improve student learning of physics including:tptajpphysdaysm2012a
    ° Journals: The Physics Teacher & American Journal of Physics
    ° ComPADRE digital library of free online resources
    ° Physics Teaching Resource Agents (PTRA)
    ° eMentoring
    ° Adopt-a-Physicist
    ° High School Physics Teacher Grant

    ° Contests: Physics Olympiad, Physics Bowl, & Photo Contest
    ° Lunch is included in the special registration fee
  • Learn about waves in animation from Ron Henderson, who works at Dream Works Studios and has a Ph.D. in Fluid Dynamics.
  • Attend your choice of other sessions including:peoplephysdaysm2012a1
    ° Animation Physics in Hollywood
    ° DIY Technology for the Physics Classroom
    ° Overview of High School Physics in the US
    ° Methods of Teacher Evaluation
    ° Physics First
    ° Physics by the #s: Mobile Communications in the Classroom (including Diversity)
    ° How I use Popular Media in Teaching Physics
    ° A poster session where you can have in-depth conversations with the presenters
  • Visit the vendor exhibit area to see the latest lab/demo equipment and textbooks.
  • Attend the meeting of the Committee on Physics in High Schools.
  • Develop professional relationships with physics teacher colleagues.

All of this is available to high school physics teachers who have not yet attended a national AAPT meeting for only $75, which is much less than the usual one-day registration fee of $220 for AAPT members and $420 for non-members.  We’re offering this special registration fee, because we want to encourage you to sample what AAPT has to offer high school physics teachers.  We’re confident that once you see what AAPT has to offer, you’ll become an active AAPT member.



 

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