This blog will give prospective students and readers of Industrial and Organizational Psychology some one-on-one time with a graduate student who “did their homework “and loves the field!
For some, summer already feels likes it’s over and the school bell is about to ring. For others, the start of school feels like it is barely on the horizon and that many long summer days are in between. Regardless of how you are feeling about the start of school, there are some easy things that you can do to make the transition into school easier for your Kindergartener. The way that children start school can contribute to establishing a positive trajectory in school. It is a good investment of a bit of your time over the summer to help get their school year off to a great start. Here are 7 Things to do this summer to get your child ready for Kindergarten:
Convention is back in the District this year, and the annual celebration of psychology is a mere two weeks away!
Convention is packed with incredible sessions and presentations, so many it can often be overwhelming to choose what to do or where to go. We’ve created a blueprint for those interested in education-related activities and sessions. For those in graduate school looking for events in your area, check out the Sessions-at-a-Glance page for more information or check out American Psychological Association of Graduate Students’ (APAGS) convention programming division guide for students interested in specific topics or division programming.
Unless you’ve been under a rock, avoiding the most infamous jargon of education, you’ve heard the term ‘learning styles’. It has become quite the buzzword in the last decade or so and is almost said with a cringe today. In what can be described as a neuromyth, learning styles have taken a beating by recent research and should be laid to rest with other famous falsehoods of psychology and education. Shockingly enough, though, its proliferation still exists.
Industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologists use theories and principles from psychology to scientifically study working populations and improve the effectiveness of organizations. However, for aspiring I-O psychologists, it may not be clear what path to follow to land their dream job. In this post from APA’s Division 14, or the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology’s (SIOP) Visibility Committee, we point students towards some helpful resources as they start to think about choosing and preparing for a career in I-O!