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  • 1.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.
    Curriculum
  • 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.
    Curriculum
  • 3.Caregiving Curricula
    Learn about curricula and workshops that could include caregiving topics, such as psychology of aging, traumatic brain injury and educational options for children with disabilities.
    Curriculum (January 2011)
  • 4.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.
    Curriculum
  • 5.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.
    Curriculum
  • 6.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.
    Curriculum
  • 7.Classroom Management
    Teachers concerned with classroom management typically need help with two issues: preventing discipline problems and dealing with current discipline problems. Researchers have established two systems to help promote an orderly learning environment: positive behavior support, and social and emotional learning.
    Curriculum
  • 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.
    Curriculum
  • 9.Motivated Reasoning Teaching Tip Sheet
    Tips for teaching the role of motivation in cognitive processes such as decision-making and attitude change as emphasized by Ziva Kunda (1990) and Hart and Gerrard (1997). These studies cast doubt on the utilitarian, "rational" models of behavioral decision making upon which research regarding Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) and other health promotion/disease prevention currently rests.
    Curriculum
  • 10.Activity 3.2: Defining Aggression
    Aggression is used as an example of a typical construct in psychology, permeated with subtle meanings and not-so-subtle disagreements that make it difficult to reach a consensual definition.
    Curriculum
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