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Lesson Idea: Psychology in Popular Media

This would be a particularly good TOK lesson. 

Activity One: Watch a TED Talk

Watch this TED Talk by Molly Crockett, one of the researchers in the…

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Research Methods

Lesson Idea: Neuroplasticity

This activity is designed to accompany the Criminology lesson 2.7b: Childhood and Brain Development.

A good way to learn about neuroplasticity is to compare your performance on something you’re a master at, with something with which you’re a novice.

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Biological LOA

Working Memory Games

Before diving in to the study of Baddeley and Hitch’s working memory model, it’s important that you first comprehend what “working memory” is. I’ve found that playing some of these games is a fun way to comprehend the concept of working memory and it will make your it easier to understand your teacher’s explanations of things like the central executive, phonological loop, and visuospatial sketchpad. 44 more words

Teaching Tip

Name the School Object...

Are you looking to do something different to avoid those “blank face gaze”. Send the students out on a mission to capture photos of everyday objects in the classroom or throughout the school. 160 more words

Ed Tech

Lesson Idea: "The Love Lab"

This lesson idea works well with the lesson “Positive Communication” in 5.3 of Love and Marriage (Chapter 5).

I used to hate role plays as a student.

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The best teaching activity, ever!

It’s a bold post title, I know. But this basic teaching idea is by far my favourite and for so many reasons.

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For love or honour? The case of arranged marriages.

The idea of arranged marriages is an inherently interesting topic and one that hits close to home in many cultures. Would (or will) you marry someone you weren’t in love with? 259 more words

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