Category Archives: HUMAN DEVELOPMENT

Erik Erikson’s Theory of Psychosocial Development Lesson Plan

Here is a lesson plan on Erik Erikson’s Theory of Psychosocial Development in which students, in small groups, will create a presentation slide on one of the 8 stages and present it at the end of class: Intro Psych_Erikson Stages of Psychosocial Development_Lesson Plan Note: The lesson plan PDF includes links to all necessary materials to complete the lesson. Although… Read more »

Lesson Plan on Gender Development

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Gender Development and the DSM Students read before class Martin, C., & Ruble, D. N. (2010). Patterns of gender development. Annual Review of Psychology, 61, 353-381. Broad Objective Students will improve their critical thinking skills by evaluating developmental psychology research/theories and integrating multiple viewpoints. Learning objectives Students will be able to describe the stages of gender development Students will… Read more »

Lesson Plan for Cognitive Development in Infants

Lesson Plan – Growing Brains, Cognitive Development in Infants 75 minute class Students read before class: Ch 4 Physical and Cognitive Development in Early Childhood from Berk, L. E. (2014). Development Through the Lifespan. Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon. Siegler, R. (2017). Cognitive development in childhood. In R. Biswas-Diener & E. Diener (Eds), Noba textbook series: Psychology. Champaign, IL: DEF… Read more »