Thursday, January 8, 2015

New Personality Lesson Plan from TOPSS!

If you're a member of TOPSS, you may have seen this announcement (if you're not a member of TOPSS, now is a GREAT time to join!) The new Personality lesson plan looks great!

"New TOPSS Unit Lesson Plan: Personality

The APA Education Directorate and the TOPSS Committee are pleased to announce a new TOPSS unit lesson plan on Personality.  Written by Simine Vazire, PhD, of Washington University in St. Louis, and reviewed by TOPSS members R. Scott Reed and Wendy Hart, the unit plan includes a content outline, classroom activities, critical thinking and discussion questions, references and suggested readings, and two appendixes.  The six lessons cover An Introduction to Personality, Assessment of Personality, Psychodynamic Theories of Personality, Trait and Social-Cognitive Theories of Personality, Humanistic Theories of Personality, and Personality: Culture, Work, and Health.

The lesson plan is available to APA teacher affiliates at  Please remember that new lesson plans on Psychological Disorders and Perspectives in Psychological Science are also available online! "

posted by Rob McEntarffer

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