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To Sleep, Perchance to Dream
Sleep, as another form of consciousness, gets the Crash Course treatment in the ninth video in a 13-part, introduction to psychology course. Information about the four stages of sleep, sleep disorders, and dream interpretation theories...
11 mins 9th - 12th English Language Arts
Dazai Osamu: "The Sound of Hammering"
Considering a study of post World War II psychological realism? Your juniors will find much to think about with this two-week unit that uses Dazai Osamu's short story, "The Sound of Hammering" to launch the investigation. Discussion...
11th English Language Arts
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 Social Studies & History
Conscious, unconscious, subconscious? Consciousness is the focus of the eighth video in a psychology course, and for his purposes, the narrator defines consciousness as "our awareness of ourselves and our environment." Aspects examined...
10 mins 11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
Humor Theories: Features vs. Functions vs. Subjects
Great for a psychology, sociology, or language arts lecture, this presentation focuses on the features, functions, and subjects of humor. Complete with definitions and examples of each category, as well as links to humorous videos and...
10th - 12th English Language Arts
Diverse Psychological Effects of the Civil Rights Movement
Here is an outstanding cross-curricular lesson plan to combine psychology and US history. Teens read articles online by Alice Walker about the movement for civil rights. They focus on how it affected different groups of people and then...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
Psychology 202 Word Search
This word search includes over 50 psychology-related terms to locate in the puzzle. While there is little research to support the educational value of word searches, you might want to give this out as a sponge or anticipatory activity.
10th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History
John Brown: Hero or Villain?
"Love it or leave it." "You're either for us or against us." Rhetoric and it's polarizing effects are the focus of a lesson that uses John Brown's attack on Harper's Ferry as an exemplar. Groups examine primary source documents,...
8th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Animation Basics: The Option Illusion of Motion
From creating simple flip books to watching Saturday morning cartoons, we have all experienced the magic of animation. But how is it that a series of still images can be brought to life? It all has to do with the speed at which our brain...
5 mins 7th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Tips for Free Response Questions
Read before answering. Write to the points. Follow the questions within the question. These are just some of the useful tips for free response questions that are included in this handout. Whether for a short answer worksheet,...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Forever Young: America’s Obsession with Never Growing Old
Why is it so important to appear young? Invite your learners to read an article that tackles this question, respond to text-based questions about the article, and decide if they agree or disagree with the author by jotting down notes to...
7th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Meet Your Master: Getting to Know Your Brain
The focus of Part 4 of this 13-part psychology course series is on different parts of the brain and how these parts are responsible for our behavior and different aspects of our personality. Each part is identified, located on an...
13 mins 9th - 12th English Language Arts
Man's Search For Meaning: Concept Analysis
Designed as a resource for teachers who use Man's Search for Meaning, this seven-page packet includes a list of related informational texts, research issues and project ideas, central questions, background information on World War II and...
9th - 12th English Language Arts
The Mind of a Terrorist: A Psychosocial Perspective
What a great way to make a psychology lesson on personality development socio-politically relevant! Class members investigate causes of radicalism--specifically, becoming a terrorist. This resource includes background information, key...
10th - 12th Social Studies & History
The Physiological and Psychological Development of the Adolescent
Students examine the life of a teenager from their own perspective and an adult's. In groups, they focus on the biological changes and how they are different in a girl and a boy. Individually, they write a paper about these changes and...
6th - 8th English Language Arts