Summer 2012 -- TEP SIG info

Graduate Student Corner

The TEP SIG welcomes graduate students to join. We encourage graduate students to become part of our SIG and engage in the wealth of networking opportunities that we offer. By contributing to the wiki and blog you can meet other educational psychologists with similar interests. By submitting articles to the TEP online journal and/or becoming a reviewer you can gain valuable experience that can help as you build your

Call For Joint Projects With AERA SIGS

The Teaching Educational Psychology SIG is actively seeking input from the other similar interest AERA SIGS for possible joint projects, programs, publishing. Please email Dr. Henry G. Brzycki at hbrzycki@aol.com if you are interested.

TEP Blog

The purpose of the TEP blog is to facilitate professional discussions among SIG members. The hope is that those who belong to the TEP SIG or those who are interested in topics related to Teaching Educational Psychology discussed in this TEP newsletter or TEP wiki will contribute to the blog. If you have a good idea for a topic that we could blog about, please send email to: tepsig@gmail.com, and post away! Vist the TEP blog at http://tepsig.blogspot.com.

TEP Online Journal

New co-editors invite manuscript submissions for Teaching Educational Psychology, the online peer-reviewed journal of the Teaching Educational Psychology Special Interest Group. Co-editors M Cecil Smith and Nancy DeFrates-Densch, both of Northern Illinois University, will begin their 3-year term in August, 2012.
Feature-length manuscripts (qualitative, quantitative or mixed methods empirical research, literature reviews, and data-supported reports on effective teaching practices, or conceptual articles), reviews of scholarly
books related to the teaching of educational psychology, and scholarly opinion pieces/commentaries are
especially welcomed. For submission prior to August 2012 please contact the current editors, Sandy Deemer and Laurie Hanich at TEP@Millersville.edu. Editorial responsibilities are currently being transitioned to the new team and will be completed by August 2012.

Individuals who would like to serve as manuscript reviewers should contact M Cecil Smith at mcsmith@niu.edu. Please send a copy of your vita and indicate specific areas of expertise.

Look for additional information regarding manuscript submission guidelines and upcoming announcements regarding planned themed issues on the TEP website at www.teachingeducpsych.org

TEP Wiki

The teaching ed psych wiki is a collection of materials helpful in teaching introductory educational psychology in teacher education programs. It provides a way for instructors of ed psych to share their best ideas and materials about their teaching. You can find the teachingedpsych wiki

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Call For Newsletter Submissions

This newsletter is brought to you by the TEP SIG leadership team and is meant to give you the most recent news and information from TEP SIG activities. Please consider writing/submitting short news items that may include: new developments in the field, your teaching successes using a best practice, career information (such as promotions or new leadership appointments), and links to useful websites, etc. Contact: Gina Mariano, TEP SIG Newsletter editor, gjmariano@troy.edu.

The goal is to produce a quarterly newsletter in June, September, December, and March that will highlight the important contributions each of our members make to the field of education psychology.

Spotlight On Research In Educational Psychology

Anyone interested in the stories of immigrant children and enhancing understanding within classrooms may want to check out the following recently published works: Strickland, M. J. (2012). Storylines: Listening to immigrant students, teachers, and cultural-bridge persons making sense of classroom interactions. Middle Schools Research Journal. 7(2), 77-93.

Just released by the Foundation for Child Development, with a wealth of demographic information and current insights: Hernandez, D.J. (2012). Children in Immigrant Families: Essential to America's
Future. Retrieve from http://fcd-us.org/node/1232

Did You Know….

Working memory training may not be as helpful as once thought for treating reading and language disorders. Working memory training has been shown to improve performance on tasks related to the training but not on general cognitive performance. For more information regarding this topic read the following article: Melby-Lervag, M., & Hulme, C. (2012, May 21). Is working memory training effective? A meta-analytic review. Development Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/a0028228

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