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APA Resources for Teachers [web resource]

APA educatorresources72Psychology’s insights can help teachers manage behavior problems, motivate students, assist struggling learners, handle stress, support gifted and talented youth, and more. The American Psychological Association (APA) also supports the teaching of high school psychology.

Check out the following resources and tools for teachers of grades pre-K through 12.

Teaching and Learning

  • Curricular Materials
    Find exciting lesson plans and activities and learn how to apply research on teaching and learning to your classroom.
  • Classroom Behavior
    Solutions for classroom management and discipline to help teachers and schools cope with bullying or violence against teachers.
  • Creativity in the Classroom
    A module to help you make creativity a part of your everyday teaching toolbox.
  • Skype in the Classroom: Let’s Talk About Mental Health
    This program brings APA members into K-12 classrooms to teach students about mental health.
  • Student Learning
    Understand how your students think and learn and how to to help increase their knowledge.
  • Diversity Issues
    Use psychological research to promote safe and supportive school environments for all students.
  • Teacher Professional Development
    APA provides professional development opportunities for PreK-12 teachers to earn professional development/continuing education credits that could count towards meeting and maintaining teaching license requirements.


Source: APA | Teaching and Learning, http://www.apa.org/education/k12/index.aspx | © 2018 American Psychological Association

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