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American Psychology Association (APA)Teachers of Psychology in Secondary Schools - Includes hundreds of resources for high school psychology teachers.

Iowa Teachers of Psychology - Includes links for psychology teachers.

Resource Manual for New Teachers of High School Psychology - The purpose of this document is to present new high school psychology teachers with some resources and helpful suggestions from teachers with many years of teaching experience.

TOPSS Lesson Plans - TOPSS provides unit lesson plans for high school psychology teachers. These lesson plans are 3-7 day units that include a procedural timeline, a content outline, suggested resources and activities.

Videos for Psychology Teachers - Videos and presentations provided by the American Psychological Association are great for high school psychology teachers who want to expand their knowledge.

American Psychological Association / TOPSS Listserv for Teachers - Join the TOPSS Listserv to be put on numerous different email lists.

TED Talks for Psychology Teachers - Psychology Teacher Network has a collection of Ted talks relating to psychology that take the classroom beyond the textbook.

Psychology Teacher Network Newsletter - The Psychology Teacher Network is a quarterly publication of the APA Education Directorate. PTN welcomes submissions of articles, descriptions of teaching activities and book reviews.


For High School Faculty - The American Sociological Association encourages the inclusion of sociology in the secondary school curriculum and supports high school teachers of sociology by providing professional development resources and networking opportunities.