Psychology Teacher Network
A publication of the Education Directorate
September 2018 |Vol. 28, No. 3
In this Issue
- APA Introductory Psychology Initiative
Strengthening education in psychological science.
- Citizen Psychologist Initiative
Ideas and activities for promoting community engagement.
By Ana I. Ruiz and Lara Bruner
- A case for psychology as science: A review of the APA National Standards for High School Psychology Curricula and the Next Generation Science Standards Science Practices and Crosscutting Concepts
Strategies for communicating psychology as a K-12 science.
By Stephen Foley
- Meet the 2018 APA Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools Charles T. Blair-Broeker Excellence in Teaching Award recipients
Highlighting the great ideas from our psychology colleagues.
- Review of 'Inventing Ourselves: The Secret Life of the Teenage Brain'
Fascinating research on the developing adolescent brain and connections to behavior.
News from TOPSS and CABE
- Project Assessment
Check out these assessment tools for teaching psychology.
- Committee on Associate and Baccalaureate Education Teaching Resources Awards
This award recognizes innovative instructional and assessment techniques.
- Attention teachers of psychology: New free resources
Four new deliverables from the 2017 APA Summit on High School Psychology Education.
- TOPSS Competition for High School Psychology Students
Take a look at the winning videos.
News from CPSE
- BEA Golden Psi Award
Nominate a school that deserves recognition.
- Intel International Science and Engineering Fair 2018
APA congratulates these young scientists.
- Resources for the Inclusion of Social Class in Psychology Curricula
Our new suite of resources is designed to help educators enrich the teaching of psychology in ways that further understanding of the causes and consequences of poverty.
- Dictionary of Psychology
Did you know this is free from APA?
- PsychSessions Podcasts: Conversations about Teaching N’ Stuff
- Whitman Journal call for submissions
Looking to publish high school student research?
- Free webinar with Worth Publishers
Don’t miss this chance to hear the winners of the 2018 APA TOPSS Excellence in Teaching Awards.
- The Society for the Teaching of Psychology Annual Conference on Teaching
Join your colleagues and friends in Phoenix on Oct. 19-20.
- Northeast Conference for Teachers of Psychology
You’re invited to NECTOP this fall.
- National Council for the Social Studies
Don’t miss NCSS in Chicago.
- National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology
Have you ever been to NITOP?