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Perspectives in Psychological Science: A Unit Lesson Plan for High School Psychology Teachers

Subject Social Studies
Grade Level Grades 9-12
Resource Type Activity


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APA offers complimentary unit lesson plans to high school psychology teachers to support teachers adapting to school changes due to the coronavirus pandemic. This lesson plan was produced by the APA Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools (TOPSS), which represents the needs of psychology teachers at the high school level.

This three-lesson unit plan contains lessons on Evolution of Psychological Science, Psychological Perspectives, and Subfields of Psychological Science and Practice. It includes four classroom activities, critical thinking and discussion questions, and resources.  The lesson plan is aligned to APA's National Standards for High School Psychology Curricula (APA, 2011).

All high school psychology teachers are invited to join APA TOPSS. For additional information and to join, please visit the TOPSS website.



Perspectives in Psychological Science 2014.pdf

September 2, 2020
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