Psychology Standards


Domain 1: History and Research

SST-HS.PSY.D1

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HS (SST) Social Studies Standard

Psychology Domain 1

SST-HS.PSY.D1 History and Research


Benchmarks

  • SST-HS.PSY.D1.1 Describe psychology as an empirical science
  • SST-HS.PSY.D1.2 Analyze research methods
  • SST-HS.PSY.D1.3 Analyze ethical standards
  • SST-HS.PSY.D1.4 Describe different careers in psychology

Calculation Method for Domains

Domains are larger groups of related  benchmarks. So the domain is a calculation of all the related benchmarks. So click on the benchmark identifier below each domain to access the learning targets and proficiency scales for each domain.


SST-HS.PSY.D1.1

BPS-S SST Psychology logo
HS Psychology (SST) Social Studies Benchmark 
Domain 1: History and Research

SST-HS.PSY.D1.1 Describe psychology as an empirical science.

Guiding Topics: Founding fathers, approaches to psychology, research and applied psychology


Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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Proficiency Scale

The Student ...
1 Beginning
... with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
2 Developing
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors
4 Advanced
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors

Resources

Vocabulary

  • words
  • list

Websites

  • Title of website with a URL to open in a new window

SST-HS.PSY.D1.2

BPS-S SST Psychology logo
HS Psychology (SST) Social Studies Benchmark 
Domain 1: History and Research

SST-HS.PSY.D1.2 Analyze research method.

Guiding Topics: Data analysis, nature vs nurture, scientific method, types of research, research methods, validity, reliability, statistics, correlation vs causation


Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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Proficiency Scale

The Student ...
1 Beginning
... with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
2 Developing
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors
4 Advanced
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors

Resources

Vocabulary

  • words
  • list

Websites

  • Title of website with a URL to open in a new window

SST-HS.PSY.D1.3

BPS-S SST Psychology logo
HS Psychology (SST) Social Studies Benchmark 
Domain 1: History and Research

SST-HS.PSY.D1.3 Analyze ethical standards

Guiding Topics: Ethical issues in research


Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

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Product Targets

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Proficiency Scale

The Student ...
1 Beginning
... with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
2 Developing
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors
4 Advanced
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors

Resources

Vocabulary

  • words
  • list

Websites

  • Title of website with a URL to open in a new window

SST-HS.PSY.D1.4

BPS-S SST Psychology logo
HS Psychology (SST) Social Studies Benchmark 
Domain 1: History and Research

SST-HS.PSY.D1.4 Describe different careers in psychology

Guiding Topics: Ph.D. vs. M.D.


Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

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Reasoning Targets

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Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can

Product Targets

  • I can

Proficiency Scale

The Student ...
1 Beginning
... with help, demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
2 Developing
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
  • descriptors
3 Proficient
“The Standard.”
... demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors
4 Advanced
... demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations.
  • descriptors

Resources

Vocabulary

  • words
  • list

Websites

  • Title of website with a URL to open in a new window