Psychology Teacher's Handbook

Edited by Matt Jarvis,Karen Duffy

ISBN13: 9780415672306

Imprint: Routledge

Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd

Format: Paperback / softback

Published: 31/12/2023

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The Psychology Teacher's Handbook is an indispensable introduction and source of ongoing support for all psychology teachers in the secondary school, both specialists and non-specialists alike. Written by experts involved in the teaching, training and examination of psychology, it takes a straight forward, friendly approach as it guides you through all aspects of teaching psychology at GCSE and A Level, as part of the science curriculum, the IB and health and social care courses. Illustrated with case studies it is packed with practical information about where to find and how to choose the best resources for teaching, and links to helpful associations and websites that will support your delivery of psychology. Key topics covered include: Understanding the curriculum Promoting and defending your subject Basic principles of effective teaching and learning Using ICT to teach psychology Differentiation and personalization Practical suggestions for starters and plenaries Teaching psychology beyond the classroom Being inspected Running a successful department r Taking your career further - guidance for individual teachers planning personal CPD. The Psychology Teacher's Handbook is an essential guide that will help ensure all teachers are confident they can deliver the curriculum expertly.
Part 1 Philosophy & Purpose 1. Why students should study psychology 2. Psychology teaching: a perspective from Higher Education Part 2 The Psychology Curriculum 3. Choosing the right specification for you 4. Psychology in the Science Key Stage 3 curriculum 5. Psychology in Health & Social Care 6. The International Baccalaureate 7. The EP Part 3: Pedagogy: Theory and practice 8. What makes effective teaching & learning? 9. Using ICT to teach psychology 10. Differentiation and personalisation 11. Starters & plenaries 12. Enrichment activities 13. Role of the BPS 14. Role of the ATP 15. Being inspected as a psychology teacher Part 4 Career & life-management 16. Initial teacher training for psychology teachers 17. The induction process 18. A teacher's perspective on the NQT year 19. CPD for psychology teachers 20. Running a successful department 21. Mentoring 22. Stress management for psychology teachers
  • Psychology
  • Teaching of a specific subject
  • Undergraduate
  • Professional & Vocational
  • Tertiary Education (US: College)
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