Mrs. Emily Allen

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Mrs. Emily Allen

PSYCHOLOGY (one semester course)

Mrs. Emily Allen

epallen@prosper-isd.net

469-219-2180 ext. 80531

Conference Times: period 7

Tutorials: Tuesday & Thursday before school (7:55 am) Please let me know you are coming, so I know to meet you. 

and Eagle Time everyday 

 

To view assignments, calendar, and other class information students should log into my google classroom. Students should see me for their class code. 

Parent Google Classroom Access: Any parent may access the assignments and discussion that takes place in Google Classroom. To view your student’s Google Classroom pages, please go to https://classroom.google.com/ and login using your student’s username and password. Your student’s login credentials are his or her PISD email address, and his or her normal password. It will be something like:

 

Username: doejohn000@k12.prosper-isd.net

Password: An eight-character letter/number combination

 

You must enter the entire email address – not just the username part. If you are unsure of your student’s username, your student can tell you.  If you are unable to access your student’s account for any reason, please email jewatkins@prosper-isd.net   

 

The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the study of the behavior and mental processes. Students will be exposed to the psychological facts, principles and phenomena associated with each of the major sub-fields within psychology.  Students will also examine the methods psychologists use to explore the processes involved in normal and abnormal perceptions, thoughts, feelings and actions from various perspectives.

 

Objectives

Students will

  • Develop an understanding of the major core concepts and theories of psychology
  • Apply psychological concepts to their own lives
  • Develop and apply critical thinking skills
  • Build reading, writing and discussion skills

     

    Texts

    -Understanding Psychology, McGraw-Hill, 2014 

    -Supplementary readings will be distributed as needed