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Was Bias A Factor? Make an Argument
The ability to analyze an argument is a skill emphasized by the Common Core standards. Offer your class an opportunity to develop and hone their skills by providing them the testimonies in an Oregon court case. After reading the facts of...
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The Happy Secret to Better Work
This is a video that every individual, whether adolescent or adult, should have the chance to see! Using an incredibly humorous presentation style and fascinating statistics, psychologist Shawn Achor makes a compelling case for positive...
12 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are
Can changing your postures significantly alter the evolution of your life? Give your learners a valuable tool to face their next stressful evaluative situation, whether it be the lunchroom table or an important job interview. Social...
21 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Berghuis v Thomkins: Is This the Will of the People? (Criminal’s Rights)
"You have the right to remain silent. . ." But should a suspect exercise that right? Should laws establish and defend the rights of an individual or reflect the will of "the people?" After reading and annotating a series of primary...
10th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What Makes Good People Do Bad Things?
Phillip Zimbardo's famous Stanford Prison Experiment is the subject of Melissa Dittmann's article that considers situations that can foster brutal and even evil behavior. After reading about the conclusions researchers drew from...
11th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
8 Intelligences: Are You a Jack of All Trades or a Master of One?
There are more ways to be intelligent than just book smart or street smart — eight ways, to be precise. Howard Gardner, a developmental psychologist who has studied the concept of multiple intelligences at length, discusses the ways a...
9 mins 7th - 12th
The Moral Roots of Liberals and Conservatives
Does the psychology of teams shut down open-minded thinking? According to psychologist Jonathan Haidt, the key to civility and open-minded discussion in our highly polarized society may be understanding our inherent moral roots. Haidt...
19 mins 9th - Higher Ed
The Concept of Identity Lesson 9: Unit Culmination - Mock Hearing
Who is to blame for Finny's death? To conclude their study of A Separate Peace, class members stage a mock hearing into the death of Finny. Each witness must craft a logical argument, supported with evidence from the text, to support...
9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
Genes, Environment and Genetic Complexity: Aggression in Humans
The highlight of this lesson plan is a 53-minute investigative video, Can Science Stop Crime?" The question asked is whether or not aggressive behavior is caused by genetic factors. The answer has to do with genetic complexity, the...
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Self‑Esteem Activity Guide (For Youth Leaders of Young Girls)
Did you know that over 70 percent of girls avoid certain activities because they feel bad about their looks? This fantastic resource includes 18 tried and true activities designed to help girls establish positive self-esteem.
3rd - 8th CCSS: Adaptable