Ok, let's get real. Learning is hard.
Not just that... the statement, "learning is hard" takes on a whole other meaning in psychology, because it's an entire unit!
Not to mention it's not about the stuff you might think of when you say "learning" - stuff like memory and studying... o no, that all goes in the next unit, Cognitive Psychology... stay tuned for that post.
So let's chat about learning and how you might use your time on Learning effectively so students get all the rather confusing terms adjusted in their brains correctly the first time.
Introducing Classical Conditioning and Operant Conditioning to your students is best done slowly and with examples. I mean visual examples where students can work through the principles of classical conditioning at their own pace. My favorite video to use is this one where a sister conditions her brother- it seems to resonate with students, especially those with younger siblings.
Before you get to...