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Classroom Resources

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

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

  • 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

  • PURSUE

    PURSUE (Preparing Undergraduates for Research in STEM-related fields Using Electrophysiology) is a collaborative initiative to facilitate the training of undergraduates in cognitive electrophysiology.

  • The Behavioral Scientist

    Behavioral Scientist is a non-profit digital magazine that offers readers original, thought-provoking reports from the front lines of behavioral science.

  • Making Research Personal

    The Making Research Personal series features 10 video interviews with outstanding researchers in the field of psychological science.

  • Outsmarting Human Minds

    Outsmarting Human Minds: A Project at Harvard University (OHM) is a media series that explores the quirks and blindspots of the mind using insights from psychological science. 

  • Communicating Psychological Science

    Research in psychology has the potential to transform our everyday lives. The key is communication—scientists need to clearly describe their work in ways that can catch and hold people’s attention in order for research findings

  • Firm Foundations

    Scientific leaders describe some of the most replicated studies in psychological science.

  • NW Noggin

    NW Noggin pairs graduate and undergraduate students for collaborative neuroscience outreach in Portland and Vancouver.

  • Open Stats Lab

    Each OSL lab is comprised of three components: a published article, a data set, and an activity. The activities guide students through the reproduction of the results reported in papers published in the journal Psychological

  • PSY 225: Research Methods

    Materials from APS Past President Morton Ann Gernsbacher’s Research Methods class, designed for undergraduates.

  • Beginnings in Psychological Science

    Beginnings in Psychological Science (BIPS) is a program in Newburgh, New York, whose goal is to share psychological science with elementary students.

  • Jigsaw Classroom

    The jigsaw classroom is a research-based cooperative learning technique invented and developed in the early 1970s by Elliot Aronson and his students at the University of Texas and the University of California.

  • Making Connections

    The purpose of this website is to provide teachers of psychology with resources to assist them in making connections between current social issues and specific topics across the psychology curriculum.

  • GoCognitive

    GoCognitive provides Free educational tools for cognitive neuroscience.

  • Talk of Ages

    Talk of Ages is a web resource for integrating aging content and intergenerational activities into college classes.

  • Teach Psych Science

    Teach Psych Science collects resources for teaching research, statistics, and writing in psychology.

  • Los Tips para Docentes

      Para más recursos de docencia en español, visite iPsicologia.com Enseñando con sus entrañas Rory O McElwee Enseñando a los estudiantes del milenio Jeff Nevid ¿Cómo deberían estudiar los estudiantes? Tips, Recomendaciones y Riesgos Regan

  • What is Environmental Psychology?

    esources to enhance teaching and learning of environmental psychology (EP) online. The creators of this project are developing a dynamic video series that will introduce concepts and methods critical to the study of EP.

  • Activism in Pedagogy

    Graduate Center, City University of New York (CUNY). The theme of 2020 was Activism in Pedagogy. The workshops, led by scholar-activists across all levels of academia, focused on using an intersectional lens to help to dismantle oppression in college classes.

  • Health Psychology & COVID-19

    After the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic, Professor David Sherman of UC Santa Barbara conducted a series of interviews with public health workers, policy scholars, and health psychology researchers to discuss their experience and research related to this global pandemic. 

  • Psych Online: Open Approaches

    A series of instructor-facing videos aimed at promoting open pedagogical practices (OPP) in online psychological science classrooms. The videos are intended to introduce psychological science instructors to open pedagogy, as well as some empirically rooted ideas for implementing OPP in a virtual setting.

  • Child & Adolescent Global Mental Health

    This site explores current trends in the assessment and delivery of child and adolescent mental health services. An interdisciplinary group of students bring skills from psychology, social science and design to work on community based

  • Breaking the Prejudice Habit

    This resource is dedicated to breaking the habit of prejudice and discrimination. The Awareness Harmony Acceptance Advocates believe in working together to overcome these social issues by spreading awareness of the problem, establishing harmony between groups, and promoting acceptance of differences.

  • Learn Bayes

    In psychological science, Bayesian inference is increasingly viewed as a statistical approach that may usefully supplement or even supplant traditional null-hypothesis significance testing. The Learn Bayes module that is integrated into the statistical software, JASP, explains the core ideas and principles of Bayesian inference.

  • MyVirtualChild

    MyVirtualChild is an interactive web-based simulation that allows you to raise a child from birth to age 18 and monitor the effects of your parenting decisions over time. This engaging website lets you apply the key concepts that you are learning in class. And just like in real life, certain unplanned events will be presented to you.