On this page you will find a host of resources designed to bring psychological science into the classroom.  These include instructional materials for teaching about the latest in cutting-edge research and expert guidance on pedagogy, as well as blogs, videos and other links to topics that will engage students and anyone who wants to learn about psychological science.



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A series of Observer columns by C. Nathan DeWall, David G. Myers, Cindi May and Gil Einstein offering advice and how-to guidance about teaching an area of research that has been the focus of an article in the APS journal Current Directions in Psychological Science.


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A classic collection of suggestions and tips for teachers of psychological science at all levels.  Teaching tips are also available translated into Spanish.

Teaching Tools

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Translated Teaching Resources

In French

In Spanish

Ressources documentaires sur L'enseignement de la Psychologie


These resources are made possible with the support of the APS Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding of Psychological Science




More than 3,300 psychological scientists and their students have joined the APS Wikipedia Initiative (APSWI)



wikiEd Summer Seminar

In August 2015, the Wiki Education Foundation hosted a four-week online seminar tailored to the needs of instructors of psychological science. Topics included editing basics, guidelines for citing references, and the norms and expectations of editing in Wikipedia.
To see video archives or get more information, contact WikiEd seminar coordinator Helaine Blumenthal at helaine@wikiedu.org


Professors are making editing articles part of course writing assignments, in which students contribute content to Wikipedia instead of writing a traditional research paper.


Others are using their expertise to evaluate the quality of Wikipedia articles about core topics in psychological science in order to highlight those most in need of revision.

To facilitate classroom activities, APS has partnered with The Wikipedia Education Program supported by the Wiki Education Foundation. Wiki Ed has online training materials for instructors and students, volunteers to provide support, and handouts for students.  Check out Resources for Instructors for a full list of resources available from Wiki Ed.

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The APS Fund for Teaching and Public Understanding
of Psychological Science

Translating Research to Improve the Teaching of Psychological Science

A new grant program from the APS Teaching Fund encourages the development of evidence-demonstrated interventions that apply well-established principles to improve the teaching of psychological science.

The APS Teaching Fund invites proposals for grants of up to $15,000 to support research contributing to this effort in the teaching of psychological science in higher education.

Proposal deadline: February 1, 2016

Request for Proposals


Small-Grants for Teaching Projects


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First Nat’l Conference on Teaching Psychology, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda (2012)

The APS Teaching Fund invites proposals for grants of up to $5,000 to launch new projects that advance the teaching of psychological science.
Proposal deadlines: March 1 and October 1

Request for Proposals

Reports from Funded Projects


Established with the generous support of The David and Carol Myers Foundation