Teaching High School Psychology
A resource for any teacher of high school psychology, whether AP, IB or Introduction to Psychology
Monday, May 22, 2017
Cognitive Load Theory: the most important psych theory for teachers ever in the history of everything?
A while ago, Dylan Wiliam (one of my favorite educational researchers) posted this dramatic tweet: When Dylan Wiliam says something like...
Monday, May 15, 2017
Repost: The Value of Self-Reflection
I share the ideas here from Beth Lewis at About.com. Her words are incredibly important to those of us in the profession. I give her full...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
APA Professional Development
For anyone who is looking for inexpensive CE credits or just looking to learn even more about the world of psychology in connection to our c...
Friday, May 5, 2017
Fidget Spinners: What the Heck?
Are "fidget spinners" a big thing at your schools? I volunteer at a middle school once a week and I feel like ai SUDDENLY starte...
Monday, May 1, 2017
Good luck on the AP Psych Exam today!
We're sending GOOD VIBES to all the AP psych teachers and students today! Hope your students leave the test feeling great - you worked h...
Friday, April 28, 2017
13 Reasons Why Follow Up: Depression, Suicide, and Prevention
13 Reasons Why Follow Up Why I am comfortable talking about suicide? In the previous post, I wrote about my friend Karen. Though I won’t ...
Sunday, April 23, 2017
Please Hear What I Am Not Saying
I first encountered this version of this poem when I was a freshman in college at Rochester Institute of Technology when Dr. David Wiesner w...
Friday, April 21, 2017
13 Reasons Why: Being a Teen, Bullying, Rape, and Suicide
Hi, I am Chuck Schallhorn, alive and well, and with whatever device you are reading this on, please understand that this is my story, not...
Tuesday, April 18, 2017
What kind of a job can you get with a Psychology degree?
Do you know any high school psychology students who plan on majoring in psychology in college? If so, they may have heard some version of th...
Friday, April 7, 2017
APA/TOPSS Clark Workshop-Important Update
This update is from Emily Leary-Chesnes from the APA. She explains the problem and encourages teachers to re-apply. The deadline to apply h...
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