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  • 1.Research in Brain Function and Learning
    It is important for teachers and parents to understand that maturation of the brain influences learning readiness. For teachers, this is especially important when designing lessons and selecting which strategies to use.
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  • 2.Practice for Knowledge Acquisition (Not Drill and Kill)
    Researchers who have investigated expert and novice performance have uncovered important distinctions between deliberate practice and other activities, such as work, play and rote repetition.
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  • 3.Developing Responsible and Autonomous Learners: A Key to Motivating Students
    Research has shown that motivation is related to whether or not students have opportunities to be autonomous and to make important academic choices. Having choices allows children to feel that they have control or ownership over their own learning. This, in turn, helps them develop a sense of responsibility and self-motivation.
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  • 4.How Do My Students Think: Diagnosing Student Thinking
    Teachers and researchers generally refer to preinstructional knowledge as preconceptions. Pre-assessment of student academic skills and student knowledge may not accurately reflect actual pupil skill and knowledge.
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  • 5.Teaching Tip Sheet: Attitudes and Behavior Change
    There are several teaching strategies that psychologists who teach the study of attitudes can use to update and enhance their courses to reflect what social scientists have learned from HIV/AIDS-related research.
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  • 6.Bullying: A Module for Teachers
    It is estimated that 40-80 percent of school-age children experience bullying at some point during their school careers and 10-15 percent may be either chronic victims or bullies themselves.
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  • 7.Activity 1.2: Understanding Abnormal Behavior: Wearing the Other Shoe
    Students tend to form stereotypes about mental illness and distance themselves rather than confront and understand this complex, abstract set of behaviors. One way to sensitize students to abnormal behavior is to have them view it from the perspective of the person who is mentally ill.
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  • 8.Teaching Tip Sheet: Flexible Therapeutic Frames
    HIV/AIDS has forced psychologists to make use of flexible therapeutic frames and broadened counseling, improving clinical psychology's understanding of the practice of psychotherapy. Comparisons of traditional mental health services and "bending the frame" can be used as a teaching strategy.
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  • 9.Activity 3.1: Finding Meaning in the Method
    While the specific details of the methodology vary, the logic of experimentation is essentially the same.
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  • 10.Activity 2.4: Relating Body Temperature and Circadian Rhythms
    Students rate themselves on an alertness scale each time a temperature reading is recorded, examining how a psychological variable fluctuates in comparison to body tempature.
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