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John Crane has worked at the International School of Prague since 1988. He has 20 years of experience teaching psychology and has done workshops for teachers for the past 12 years. His speciality areas focus on cross-cultural research with a focus on the role of culture in overcoming trauma within communities. He is also an avid traveler, having visited over 100 countries.
Quote of the day
The current state of knowledge is a moment in history, changing just as rapidly as the state of knowledge in the past has ever changed and, in many instances, more rapidly.
Jean Piaget 1896 - 1980
IB Psychology Course Companion (Oxford)
The Course Companion supports the syllabus and includes all options. It promotes cross-cultural links and provides connections to TOK. Ideas for EE are also included.
Psychology SL and HL (IB) provides practical support and guidance to help students prepare for their DP exams for psychology at both SL and HL.
Psychology for the IB Diploma Study Guide (Oxford). A revision guide that takes students through the learning objectives with clear guidance for how to answer the questions - whether as SAQs or essays.
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As we all await the publication of the new psychology curriculum, we have also been given the new extended essay criteria. The first set of essays to be marked under the new standards will be submitted in May 2018. So, what are the key changes? Obviously, there will be a new assessment rubric - and there will be new pages of Inthinking devoted to the assessment rubric over the next few weeks. ...
John Crane provides an invaluable resource for all IB Psychology teachers. The site provides up to date studies and relevant material in the current news. It has become my go-to source for IB specific materials.
The InThinking IB Psychology website was extremely helpful during my first two years teaching IB Psychology. I have been able to easily gain access and insight into the IB curriculum.
An excellent resource which really supports my teaching. I particular have used the Paper 3 stimulus material - they have been a great resource especially the model answers.
Friday 26 August 2016
As we all await the publication of the new psychology curriculum, we have also been given the new extended essay criteria. The first set of... more
Thursday 11 August 2016
This is the final of four blog postings on the meaning of IA comments. These comments focus on the "discussion" section of the report. more
26 Aug Becc Bunnett
Critical thinking about emotionHi John, just letting you know that the link for the similar study in task 2 has expired.
25 Aug Sara Volkmar
Teaching notes for RelationshipsDear John, Apologies in advance for the rookie question: I am about to start that unit but I haven't done the SCLOA yet. Would you recommend covering the SCLOA first?
14 Aug Todd MacDonald
Starting off the courseGreat thanks John!
14 Aug John Crane
Starting off the courseSorry, I will fix this. It should read "teaching about research in the research methods section." Thanks for pointing that out.
13 Aug Todd MacDonald
Starting off the courseHi John, In the last sentence it says you can find the activities for this unit in Teaching Research - do you mean Research Methods or the skill development? Cheers! Todd
12 Aug John Crane
Ethics in psychologyA single blind control is a specific form of deception where the researchers know which treatment is being received by which group, but the subjects do not. Sometimes, deception is to intentionally lie to a subject - for example, pouring smoke...
11 Aug Sonica Patwardhan
Ethics in psychologyHi John.. What is the difference between deception and single blind control?
9 Aug Sonica Patwardhan
Neuron touching activityFun activity! Students enjoyed it!
8 Aug Joanne Edwards
Setting up the courseI think the idea of designing an experiment would be really helpful and interesting for them - Thank you for your help.
7 Aug John Crane
Examining examineJust relinked it. See if it works now. John
5 Aug Kathleen Dodgen
Examining examineIt looks like I need authorization to access the Tierney study. Anyone else having trouble with the link?
4 Aug John Crane
FAQs for Internal AssessmentThat is not a problem.