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My idea is ...to use the fabulous materials from the UN website to teach qualitative data analysis, e.g. grounded theory/IPA etc to my Edexcel A level and IB students. There are dozens of testimonies procved by child survivors of the rwnadan genocide in 1994 that can be used as interview scripts. I ...

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My idea is ...this is a useful radio programme for reconstecutuve memory, schema theory, war of the ghosts, ewt, etc...http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b008cy1j/episodes/2003 ...

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My idea is ...for IB try this study: Wardle and Watters (2004)Sociocultural influences on attitudes to weight and eating: results of a natural experiment. Its great for clinicla if you are doing eating disorders and also for SCLOA as it ties with SLT and is uses natural experiment so you could use ...

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My idea is ...when teaching social representations theory i had the kids watch the crazy 'bad romance' video from lady gaga, (it was in the charts still at the time) and gave them slips of paper with the following roles on them: Animal rights campaigner, Set and props designer, Editor of fashion, ...

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My idea is ...cribbed from John Crane a little, and is as follows, create laminated coloured cards for your pupils. When you are having a discussion they can hold up cards to rate their peers contributions, i.e. red card for a point that wouldn't gain much credit as it is unsubstantiated, you could ...

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My idea is ...if you are teaching situational and dispositonal facotrs in explaining behaviour (IB SCLOA) this site can be useful for teaching students a bit about personality research: http://www.personalityresearch.org ...

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My idea is ...to get pupils thinking about the authoritarian personality and/or the use of questionnaires in social psychology we look at the fscale. This provides a useful contrast to Milgram's situational theory of obedience (agency) as it is a dispositional theory. It explains individual ...

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My idea is ...to use a new website I have found called http://www.tagxedo.com/app.html to create word clouds with sections of text we have looked at in class or with groups of key words. I saw a word cloud created by another teacher here which gave me the idea to search for a programme that did ...

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My idea is ...to use the documentary 'hate on the doorstep' http://www.liveleak.com/view?i=1a2_1256056095 to prompt pupils to create their own interview schedules and questionnaires about prejudice and discrimination. This was an activity to accompany the 'how science works' aspect of the social ...

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My idea is ...please feel free to access all my old AQA worksheets, handout, revision stuff at http://groups.google.co.uk/group/afta4/files this was all from the old AQA syllabus; some may still be useful for the new spec but I wouldn't know as we have changed to edexcel. ...

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My idea is ...just had a quick idea that could be used in lots on contexts but maybe only in slightly smaller classes. My idea was to use it with the different experimental designs. Get a load of hula hoops in three colours(the big ones not the crisps, not unless you are teaching ants) and lay them ...

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My idea is ...this website has an online demonstation o hamilton and gifford (1976) which explores the formation of stereptypes, sepcifcally the shared distinctiveness account. i will be using this for IB Psychology: The Socio-cultral Level of Analysis. ...

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My idea is ...Visit this website to play the tower of hanoi game with up to ten disks. This task is mentioned in the uniview handout on autism which I am using at the moment. http://www.cut-the-knot.org/recurrence/hanoi.shtml ...

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This is an excllent website about cultural differences in child rearing practices and attachment. It also has some downloadable posters which could be useful for internationalism element for IB schools http://www.attachmentacrosscultures.org/research/index.html ...

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This is a good website about feral children with everything you and your students could want to know as a follow up to the genie case study: http://www.feralchildren.com/en/children.php?tp=2 It also has upto date list of all recently discovered confined children. ...

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My idea is ...when evaluating theories you could literally build a tower of support using paper cups. Divide the class into teams; one team works on support for the theory, e.g.studies which support and their strengths, weaknesses of alternative theories and strengths of applications, these will be ...

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My idea is ...to illustrate trace decay I have all the students in the class stand up and pretend to be a neuron. The idea is that they form a engram by putting their hand on the next persons shoulder. I start the process by 'presenting a stimulus'; I read out a long number with as many digits as ...

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My idea is ...to demonstrate ingroup and outgroup I set our students a challenge this year called "PGS goes gangland!" They had to get into teams (I randomly selected these) and they had to come up with a gang name and motto, then they had to decide on group roles for everyone and their group ...

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For the Hofling study (which has to be done in detail for edexcel), I had the students write letters and diary entries. They wrote a diary entry from a nurse who had been obedient and then regretted it or felt angry. It captured the idea of ethics and protection from psychological harm really well. ...

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My idea is ...to teach the bandura study (which has to be done in depth for Edexcel)I had the students make Bandura's three laboratories (from coloured paper but I made my own model with a show box and patterned paper for walls and carpet) and cut out images which displayed who was in them and what ...

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