AP Psychology Class Presents Development Projects

History and AP Psychology teacher Jessica Tran assigns her students to create a presentation on their psychological development as they grew up. The students applied the terms and theories they had learned in class to past events in their lives and presented their findings to the class.

Senior Marissa Tiberii presents her scrap book containing photos of her growing up psychologically and physically. This psychology project not only tests the students on their understanding of psychological theories of development, but also allows everyone in the class to learn about how their peers matured. Credit: Hayley Malloy for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Marissa Tiberii presents her scrap book containing photos of her growing up psychologically and physically. This psychology project not only tests the students on their understanding of psychological theories of development, but also allows everyone in the class to learn about how their peers matured. Credit: Hayley Malloy for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Hannah Thorne shows her fellow seniors, Alex Rice and Leo Gallo, her artistic book of psychological development. The students were able to choose a form of presentation such as slideshows, scrapbooks, or posters. Credit: Hayley Malloy for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Hannah Thorne shows her fellow seniors, Alex Rice and Leo Gallo, her artistic book of psychological development. The students were able to choose a form of presentation such as slideshows, scrapbooks, or posters. Credit: Hayley Malloy for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Julia Whitten proudly displays her mini photo album she created titled, “I always look slightly annoyed in photographs”. The photo album contained pictures from her childhood along with funny stories that showed her developing over the years psychologically and physically. Credit: Hayley Malloy for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Julia Whitten proudly displays her mini photo album she created titled, “I always look slightly annoyed in photographs”. The photo album contained pictures from her childhood along with funny stories that showed her developing over the years psychologically and physically. Credit: Hayley Malloy for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Whitten shows herself napping in the car as a child while connecting it to Piaget’s preoperational stage of development. Throughout the class a large amount of students chose pictures from their past to represent the different stages of development. Credit: Hayley Malloy for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Whitten shows herself napping in the car as a child while connecting it to Piaget’s preoperational stage of development. Throughout the class a large amount of students chose pictures from their past to represent the different stages of development. Credit: Hayley Malloy for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Sam Koufman offers explanations for the childhood pictures he has chosen for his project. Students were asked to epitomize the psychological ideas of development, moral reasoning, and psychosocial stages in a creative manner of their choosing. Credit: Avery St. Sauveur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Senior Sam Koufman offers explanations for the childhood pictures he has chosen for his project. Students were asked to epitomize the psychological ideas of development, moral reasoning, and psychosocial stages in a creative manner of their choosing. Credit: Avery St. Sauveur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Koufman proudly displays his project titled “Sam Through the Ages.” To present to their fellow classmates, students sat at tables of four and carried on a round table discussion regarding their findings on their own development. Credit: Avery St. Sauveur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Koufman proudly displays his project titled “Sam Through the Ages.” To present to their fellow classmates, students sat at tables of four and carried on a round table discussion regarding their findings on their own development. Credit: Avery St. Sauveur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

Students lay their projects out for public viewing. Senior Hayley Malloy chose to create and illustrate a story about a character named AJ in order to best explain the psychological theories of Jean Piaget, Lawrence Kohlberg, and Erik Erikson.  Credit: Avery St. Sauveur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online
Students lay their projects out for public viewing. Senior Hayley Malloy chose to create and illustrate a story about a character named AJ in order to best explain the psychological theories of Jean Piaget, Lawrence Kohlberg, and Erik Erikson. Credit: Avery St. Sauveur for Manchester Essex Multimedia Online

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