Ch 1: History and Educational Aims: Homework Help

About This Chapter

The History and Educational Aims chapter of this Educational Psychology Homework Help course helps students complete their educational psychology homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your educational aims and history homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your educational aims and history homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Applying psychology in the classroom
  • Defining learning
  • Using effective learning strategies
  • Teaching effectively
  • Differentiating among psychological perspectives
  • Understanding the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA)

12 Lessons in Chapter 1: History and Educational Aims: Homework Help
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Educational Psychology: Applying Psychology in the Classroom

1. Educational Psychology: Applying Psychology in the Classroom

What is educational psychology? Anyone who has experienced a classroom setting has been affected by the theories and techniques that come from this subfield of psychology. Learn about the main ideas within this popular area of study and application.

What is Learning? - Understanding Effective Classroom Strategies

2. What is Learning? - Understanding Effective Classroom Strategies

We all learn new things every day, but how is 'learning' defined in educational psychology? This lesson covers the definition of learning, different types of learning, and discusses learning styles.

Becoming an Effective Teacher

3. Becoming an Effective Teacher

Understanding the principles and theories of educational psychology is essential for teachers but simply understanding is not enough. Future teachers must embrace sound educational principles and seek opportunities for growth throughout their careers. This lesson will focus on the qualities of an effective teacher, including pedagogical content knowledge awareness, reflective teaching and action research.

Behavioral, Cognitive, Developmental, Social Cognitive & Constructivist Perspectives

4. Behavioral, Cognitive, Developmental, Social Cognitive & Constructivist Perspectives

How do different people learn? Not everyone agrees. In educational psychology, there are many differing perspectives. This lesson will differentiate between the following psychological perspectives: behavioral, cognitive, developmental, social cognitive and constructivist.

IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act - History and Summary

5. IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act - History and Summary

It is important for all teachers to understand the 2004 Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) and how it impacts students with disabilities. This lesson discusses the six main principles of IDEA and how they are implemented in the classroom.

Cognitive Function: Definition & Assessment

6. Cognitive Function: Definition & Assessment

Cognitive functions are higher order mental processes that help us gather and process information. In this lesson, you'll learn more about the different types of cognitive functions and how we study them.

IRB: Institutional Review Board

7. IRB: Institutional Review Board

An institutional review board (IRB) is an important part of maintaining ethical standards in research. Learn more about how an IRB works in this lesson and test your knowledge with a quiz at the end.

Curriculum Planning Process & Development

8. Curriculum Planning Process & Development

Curriculum planning and development is a challenging but important process. If teachers use standards to write annual, unit, and lesson plans, they will ensure that their students are exposed to all necessary material in a given school year.

Preschool Teacher Professional Development

9. Preschool Teacher Professional Development

Preschool teachers have an increasingly complex and important role in early childhood development. Where do they go to continue developing their professional skills? This lesson takes a look at professional development for preschool teachers.

Science Teacher Professional Development

10. Science Teacher Professional Development

In this lesson, we'll define professional development and explore its importance for science teachers. Various professional development activities, such as science education conferences and webinars, are also covered.

Development & Value of Education

11. Development & Value of Education

Education can be a tricky word and concept to define and understand. In this lesson, you will explore the role of education in human development. You will consider the different ways that education can be valuable to individuals as well as society.

Teacher Professional Development Goals

12. Teacher Professional Development Goals

This lesson discusses the importance of having robust professional development goals and shares tips for achieving those goals. In addition, reasons for pursuing the goals mentioned below are discussed.

Chapter Practice Exam
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