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  • 1.Activity 2.3: Ethical Principles and Dilemmas in the Practice of Psychology
    Using high-probability statements taken from an astrological source, this classroom demonstration illustrates the willingness of students to believe bogus personality assessments.
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  • 2.Topic: Curricular Materials
    From kindergarten through high school, whether you’re a math, science, social studies or English teacher, these resources can help you apply research on teaching and learning; find exciting lessons and activities; and stimulate interest and increase achievement.
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  • 3.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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  • 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.Using Classroom Data to Give Systematic Feedback to Students to Improve Learning
    Effective feedback is a great way for teachers to use collected data in order to improve student learning. Unfortunately, feedback opportunities are scarce in most classrooms.
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  • 7.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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  • 8.Using Praise to Enhance Student Resilience and Learning Outcomes
    Praise is constructive feedback given to students by teachers and others on specific academic products. Praise refers only to positive feedback; feedback alone can be either positive or negative.
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  • 9.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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  • 10.Activity 4.1: Stereotypes
    This activity illustrates the preconceived attitudes and beliefs held about different groups of people and the relative consistency of those beliefs.
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