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Teaching Psychological Science

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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    Classroom Resources

    Video tutorials, teaching blogs, classroom activities, and other creative inspiration for your next lesson.

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    Accessible Science

    Directed at the public and researchers with broad scientific interests, these sites will get your students interested in the fascinating study of human behavior.

  • Reinventing Introductory Psychology

    Introducing a series of science-focused lesson plans to help psychology instructors expose and correct the myths and misconceptions that students bring to the classroom.

  • APS Teaching Fund

    The APS Teaching Fund provides small grants for projects that promote the teaching and learning of psychological science.

  • Teaching Current Directions

    Aimed at integrating cutting-edge psychological science into the classroom, Teaching Current Directions in Psychological Science offers advice and how-to guidance about teaching a particular area of research or topic in psychological science that has been

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    APS Wikipedia Initiative

    The APS Wikipedia Initiative makes information about psychological science on Wikipedia as complete and accurate as possible.

  • Teaching Research Topics

    What does good teaching look like? What fuels student learning, and what hinders it. Psychological studies have illuminated the various curricula, methods, and classroom environments that make or break teaching effectiveness.

  • Five Tips for Improving Online Discussion Boards

    Whether a complement to a standard classroom environment or a cornerstone of Web-based classes, online discussion boards are becoming a staple in higher education. APS Past President Morton Ann Gernsbacher discusses how to make those discussion boards as engaging and interactive as possible.

  • The New Statistics: Estimation and Research Integrity

    Featuring Geoff Cumming La Trobe University, Australia Leading scholars in psychology and other disciplines are striving to help scientists enhance the way they conduct, analyze, and report their research. They advocate the use of “the