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  • 1.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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  • 2.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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  • 3.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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  • 4.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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  • 5.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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  • 6.Activity 1.2: What is Personality? A Personal Appraisal
    This activity helps students identify and examine their implicit personality theories and makes personality theories concrete and understandable.
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  • 7.Activity 4.1: Self-Assessment of Depression
    Assessing depression is very important because of the strong link between depression and suicide. This section provides a self-rating scale for depression that can be administered in a few minutes.
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  • 8.Teaching Tip Sheet: Cognitive Dissonance
    Ann O'Leary, PhD, Department of Psychology at Rutgers University writes that reducing cognitive dissonance may affect the likelihood that an individual will engage in behaviors such as decreased condom use, that put them at risk of contracting HIV/AIDS.
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  • 9.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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  • 10.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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