Category Archives: Educational Psychology

Articles on how students learn and how teachers can help them to learn effectively.

Charities For Adults With Learning Disabilities in England

For adults with learning disabilities, it can often be hard to cope with many of the everyday requirements and responsibilities that most people take for granted.  Fortunately, there is a lot of help, support and advice out there to help those with disabilities make the most of their lives.  Here are a few charitable organisations that aim to do just that. Continue reading

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How to Motivate Middle School Students

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Teaching middle school students is no easy feat. These kids at an age where they want their independence but they’re still too immature to be left alone entirely. They need a lot of guidance in order to succeed. Plus, since they’re dealing with the pressures of growing up and the hormones that come with it, they tend to get emotional and their moods are hard to manage. Therefore, it’s extremely important for teachers to learn the tricks that work for motivating these socially and biologically flustered young minds. Continue reading

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Sir Ken Robinson: The World We Explore (Video)

Education and creativity expert Sir Ken Robinson gives a fantastic talk on how the standardized nature of the educational system restricts the imagination and creative diversity of today’s students. He argues that rather than worrying about the future of the external world, more resources should be invested in breaking down the boundaries that society subtly sets within our own minds and hearts.

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The Struggle to Find Acceptance for Online Course Delivery

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More colleges are offering psychology courses and full psychology degree programs online. While just a handful of universities offered such programs a few years ago, now it is rare to find a college that doesn’t offer online subject courses. Colleges have embraced the idea of distance learning and the ability to serve a greater number of students without investing time and faculty presence for a traditional class. If you are hesitant about taking an online class or doing your degree online, then kindly read on for a bit more info about this rapidly growing trend. Continue reading

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