Psychology Teacher Network: Past Issues

  • August 2012

    Articles in this newsletter discuss student skepticism of psychology, TOPSS 20th anniversary, teaching the MCAT, PT@CC's 10th anniversary, opt-in newsletters, ideas for parent night, International Baccalaureate Examiner, and Advanced Placement psychology reading.

  • May 2012[PDF]

    In this issue: social psychological news, preparing high school teachers using course-based and standards-based approaches, national standards, willpower and professional development.

  • January 2012[PDF]

    In this issue: teaching through story-telling; using Facebook; guidelines for preparing high school psychology teachers: course-based and standards-based; APA/Clark University workshop; new TOPSS unit lesson plan available; and Request for proposals: Precollege Psychology.

  • September 2011[PDF]

    In this issue: developing quality learning environments, winners of the 2011 poster competition, book review on teaching psychology, video series on effective college study, and teaching social psychology online workshop.

  • June 2011[PDF]

    In this issue: Psi Beta turns 30, 2012 STP Excellence in Teaching Awards, APA dues and benefits, new e-Book on promoting student engagement, and 2011 winners PT@CC student presentation contest

  • March 2011[PDF]

    In this issue: Cooperative learning; Long Island High School Psychology Fair; Enhancing student engagement and learning through quizzing; Book review: Why Don’t Students Like School?; PT@CC convention programming; Psi Chi and more.

  • December 2010[PDF]

    Learning styles: separating fact from fiction, the social psychology of disability, APA Leadership Conference takes on psychology's STEM challenge, using tables as a teaching tool, book review: The Murder Next Door-Why the Mind is Designed to Kill, Wertheimer-Portenier Teaching Conference at the RMPA meeting, 2011 Terman Teaching Conference, and more.

  • June 2010[PDF]

    Articles and announcements included in this issue: Cell Phones, Text Messages, Technology - A Teacher’s Dream or Nightmare?; Media Exposure and Youth; APA Toolbar for Psychology Teachers; 2010 APA PT@CC Teaching Tips Contest Winners; 2010 TOPSS Essay Competition Winners; and 2010 STP Teaching Excellence Awards.

  • March 2010[PDF]

    Articles and announcements included in this issue: The "Name Game"; Who Needs Behavioral Science; Teaching Your Students How To Think Critically; etc.

  • January 2010[PDF]

    Why students love evolutionary psychology and how to teach it, millennials in the classroom: student-centered recommendations, high-impact teaching practices for introductory psychology, minorities underrepresented in STEM, Community College Day at NIH, Psi Beta news, RMPA Convention session on teaching demonstrations, and more.

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