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Here are a few lessons that I have used with a high school Psychology class. Hopefully the lessons are clear and useful to some teachers.
Introduction to High School Psychology Lessons (4)

  1. Psychology Pre-Test
  2. Psychology Day #1: Dead Poet’s Society and a Bucket List!
  3. Write it Forward: Letter of Appreciation
  4. Create a Psychology Class “Hall of Fame”

Learning (11)

  1. What I Have Learned
  2. Psychology Lesson: Classical Conditioning Hopping Activity
  3. Psychology: Video Clips for Teaching Classical Conditioning
  4. The Office and Classical Conditioning
  5. Pavlov’s Dog & Classical Conditioning: Great Video Clip
  6. Little Albert Experiment & Classical Conditioning
  7. Guest Blog: Teaching Classical Conditioning to High School Students
  8. Psychology Lesson: Personal Learning Experiences
  9. Unique Psychology Lesson: Learning How to Catch Quarters
  10. Psychology Lesson: Learned Helplessness
  11. Classical Conditioning Quiz

The Brain (2)

  1. Severed Corpus Callosum Videos
  2. Phineas Gage: GREAT CLIP

Memory (6)

  1. Psychology Lesson: Short-Term Memory Test
  2. Psychology Lesson: Short-Term Memory & Telephone Sentences
  3. Psychology Lessons: “Memories of….”
  4. Psychology Lesson: Memory Bank
  5. Kenny Chesney “I Go Back”: Psychology, Songs, & Memories
  6. Selective Attention: 2 Great Awareness Tests

Thought (3)

  1. Psychology Lesson: A Thinking Quiz
  2. Psychology Lesson: Get U2 on Stage!
  3. Psychology Lesson: Thought “If…..”

Motivation and Emotion (5)

  1. Eric Thomas: How Bad Do You Want It?
  2. Psychology Lesson: Write it Forward
  3. Psychology Lesson: Great Feedback from Just 1 Letter!
  4. Excellent End of the Year Lesson: Too Busy for a Friend
  5. Michael Jordan: NBA Hall of Fame Speech
  6. Motivation and 3 Ounces (by Ron White)

Sensation and Perception (3)

  1. Is Spelling REALLY important? Read this!
  2. The Phaonmneal Pweor of the Hmuan Mnid
  3. Perception Stories

Great Motivational Speeches (5)

  1. Dennis Lehane: It’s About Honor
  2. Michael Jordan: NBA Hall of Fame Speech
  3. Abraham Lincoln: “I Do the Best I Know How”
  4. Eric Thomas: How Bad Do You Want It?
  5. Amazing Motivational Speech: “Give Me ALL You’ve Got!”

Great Books for Psychology (3)

  1. The Last Lecture is a Great Teaching Tool!
  2. 25 Activities for Teachers to Use with The Last Lecture
  3. A Great Teaching Resource: 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens

Great DVDs for Psychology (3)

  1. Oprah’s 20th Anniversary DVD: A Great Psychology Resource
  2. Psychology DVD: A Child’s Brain: From Syllable to Sound
  3. Pay It Forward: A Great DVD for Teens