These activities will help you understand basic principles of psychology and learning. They correspond to selected chapters of the Psychology Applied to Teaching text.
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Chapter 2: Stage Theories of DevelopmentDeveloping Morals
Chapter 3: Age-Level CharacteristicsGender Expectations as Motivators When Conformity Leads to Danger: Teenagers and Drinking Behavior
Chapter 4: Understanding Student DifferencesTest Your Intelligence: A Psychometric Approach
Chapter 7: Behavioral and Social Learning TheoriesTest Your Knowledge of Positive Reinforcement
Chapter 8: Information-Processing TheorySeeing Is BelievingPay Attention!When Meaning Interferes with ImageShortcuts and SchemasMemories Are Made of This How Do You Process Memory?
?A Chunk of Pie
Chapter 10: Constructivist Learning Theory, Problem Solving, and
TransferMatchsticks and Squares Problem
Chapter 12: MotivationLearning to Be HelplessDo
You Value Yourself?