The Royal Road to Deeper Understanding: Psychology Across the Curriculum Erin Hall and Erin Mitchell AP Psychology
Manifest GAVS teachers can work together to collaborate weekly Adobe synchronous sessions to enable intellectually rich cross curricular opportunities that benefit both students and teachers. With our psychology course as an example, we will share how teachers can accomplish these benefits through attributes such as attitude, willingness, cooperation, and conceptualization.
Latent Comments students make about their courses Ease of not reinventing the wheel Ensuring students have mastered content in a meaningful way
Information Processing Sort out content and help them envision why it is useful and meaningful.
Cognitive Development Reflects dreamers’ knowledge and understanding
Statistics and Psychology True Experimental Design Experimental, Correlational, and Clinical Research Experiments Methods of Data Collection Correlational Studies Clinical Research Ethics in Research Statistics
-Discussion about treatment of mentally ill circa time period -Engage in a discussion addressing the root causes of depression, specifically the psychological and social aspects -Discussion about therapy in the form of writing American Literature: Emily Dickinson Psychological Disorders: Depression
Motivation – Self Actualization – Post Conventional Morality World History – leaders like Gandhi, Jefferson, MLK, Abraham Lincoln
ObedienceAuthority Personal Conscience Stanley Milgram’s study on obedience was inspired by the Nuremburg Trial following WWII. The Nazi’s on trial for acts of genocide used the defense that they “were just following orders”. Their actions were an act of obedience.
-Fight or Flight Reactions -Motivation and Behavior -http://www.psychologytoday.com/http://www.psychologytoday.com/ Health The Central and Peripheral Nervous System
How to make this work for your classroom: Reach out to your colleagues…. Collaborate. Set up a common Adobe Office. Plan no more than 1-2 lessons a semester to start. Create shells or templates to present cross curricular studies. Be creative in finding ways to get your students to participate.
Shared Adobe Office Space Hall and Mitchell CC Office