Most chapters of the tenth edition of Psychology Applied to Teaching
include summaries of research findings and principles relating to a particular topic. These are followed by detailed descriptions of various ways in which the information and concepts might be applied in classrooms. Numerous examples of applications at different grade levels are supplied, and readers are urged to select and record applications that will fit their own particular personality, style, and teaching situation in a Reflective Journal.
The following are suggestions for teaching selected from various chapters. These suggestions are resources for use now and later on in classroom teaching. They represent only a small proportion of extended "Suggestions for Teaching in Your Classroom" in the text itself.
Chapter 1: Applying Psychology to TeachingChapter 2: Stage Theories of Development
Chapter 3: Age-Level CharacteristicsChapter 4: Understanding Student DifferencesChapter 5: Addressing Cultural and Socioeconomic DiversityChapter 6: Accommodating Student VariabilityChapter 7: Behavioral and Social Learning TheoriesChapter 8: Information-Processing TheoryChapter 9: Constructivist Learning Theory, Problem Solving, and Transfer
Chapter 10: Approaches to InstructionChapter 11: MotivationChapter 12: Classroom ManagementChapter 13: Assessment of Classroom LearningChapter 14: Understanding and Using Standardized Tests
Chapter 15: Becoming a Better Teacher by Becoming a Reflective Teacher