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Class activities and demonstrations
what to do on the first day or the last day; critiquing assessment practices; discussing behavior management, human development, motivation, student diversity, perspectives/theories about learning; and more..
assignments about human development, behavior modification, lesson planning, critiquing media, critiquing assessment practices; narratives of teaching; interviewing children; autobiography and ed psych; reflecting on reading assignments; and more...
Course syllabi or outlines
ed psych; intro psych; developmental psych; ...
Specific topics of educational psychology
materials related either to orchestrating class activities, or to dealing with difficult or inappropriate student behavior
various types or domains of development--especially cognitive, psychosocial, moral
materials related to motivating students--based either in theory or in professional practice
Thinking and cognition
information processing theory; language/cognition relationships; social influences; ...
supporting students with disabilities; also useful for general instructional design and planning
Assessment of K-12 learning
nature of good assessment practices; issues about assessment; ...
Introduction to psychology
websites, etc. for other areas of teaching psychology...
links to materials and advice about general issues about becoming a teacher
Theories of learning
behavioral theory; links to other viewpoints
peers; classroom community; grouping; etc....
Blogs, wikis, and discussion lists
several that are relevant to teaching ed psych...
Introductory ed psych textbooks
compilations in book form of information and teaching-related advice about ed psych--some free or online, and others that cost something
Articles, chapters, and books
an assortment of reading material, mostly intended for students' direct use, but some intended for instructors to help with teaching ed psych
videos and feature-length films related to various topics about ed psych
Teaching Educational Psychology Journal
Selected archives of the journal
Teaching Educational Psychology
, published from about 1998-2012 by the Special Interest Group on Teaching Educational Psychology (TEP SIG).
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