Psychology Workshop for Teachers in Japan, 2018

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Read more and register HERE! We’re excited to announce our inaugural ThemED teachers’ workshop. Date: Saturday and Sunday, October 27th & 28th, 2018 Location: YIS, Yokohama/Tokyo, Japan Price: $249 p/p (USD) Host: Travis Dixon (IB Psychology Teacher, Workshop Leader, Examiner, Author) Registration: Closes September 28th. Limited spaces. Cost includes: Snacks, coffees and lunch Teachers workbook (digital and hard copy) Heaps of free teaching resources and ideas Over …

Help us, we’re drowning!

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There’s a lot of content in the IB Psychology course and if your not careful, this can have a negative impact on student understanding and the development of their critical thinking skills. I’ve written about this extensively, but as I’m playing around with screencasting and making video tutorials, I thought with the help of visual aids I’d try explaining how …

FREE TRIAL: Try the themantic approach with these free resources…

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Do you want to try the themantic approach but you’ve already started linear? No worries. These resources can help you trial teaching IB Psych’ by combining core and options topics, and it won’t cost you any time, effort or money. In fact, it could save you all three! As teachers get deeper into this new syllabus, many are realizing the …

New Teacher Support Pack Now Available

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We’re pleased to announce that we’ve added another support pack to the store. Chapter 3– Social Influence PART I is now ready to roll. Go to the catalogue in our store (link) to find our support packs. You can download a preview here: Social Influence Part I Preview! We’ve tried to make the resources in the back better by implementing some feedback: We’ve …

Love and Marriage Support Pack is Now Available

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We’re pleased to announce that we’ve added another support pack to the store. Chapter 5 – Love and Marriage is now ready to roll. Go to our store (link) and you’ll find our support packs We’ve tried to make the resource better by implementing some feedback: We’ve made them easier to edit so teachers can adapt them more easily We’ve …

Take the stress out of teacher evaluation observations

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This post will be most helpful for teachers who see the value in Themantic Education’s teaching principles and practices, especially those already using our teacher support packs. Having an administrator or even a peer observe your lessons can be a stressful time, even for the most experienced teachers. The practical applications of our themantic model of curriculum design™ can give …

Criminology Support Pack: Now Available

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BUY YOURSELF SOME TIME WITH OUR TEACHER SUPPORT PACK. You can get your full teacher support pack HERE! This pack for Criminology contains: Complete unit plan with learning outcomes, key terms and lesson overviews 9 x topic plans with learning outcomes 25 x individual lesson plans following our C.H.A.C.E.R framework 10 x individual activity handouts Links to complete online resources …

Unit Plan: Criminology (Preview)

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Click here to purchase ThemEd’s teacher support pack for Criminology. This is a preview of the full unit plan for Criminology (coming soon). The lesson-by-lesson plan follows our CHACER model. This is the first time I’ve ever had a unit planned out in its entirety from the very first lesson. In the past I’ve always had skeletons of unit, topic …

Unit Plan: Introduction to Psychology

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This unit plan is for a ten lesson, “Introduction to Psychology” unit. Most of the lesson ideas in this plan have already been posted on this blog. As always, I welcome feedback so please feel free to leave a comment. You can download my Introduction to Psychology Unit Plan HERE!!!! This unit is also designed to work alongside the student …