Thursday, March 19, 2015

AP Psych Review Resources!!! Use them!!!


We're getting to the point where we need to review all that we've learned this year WHILE continuing to master new content as we finish our last few units. Use this post as your guide to get started.

If you tend to procrastinate... and most of us do.... you should read this post about how to overcome procrastination.

Use the AP Psychology Score Calculator to see what it takes to get a 3, 4 or 5. Move the sliders and hit "calculate" to see the score.

Some good review resources:

AP Study Notes.ORG has great very simple outlines of each chapter based on a different psych textbook than we use. It's a good idea to review these in your study process to review and see a slightly different perspective.

This wacky ap psych teacher has a fantastic website full of review quizzes and more... way more. His powerpoints are great as are some of the videos he has available.

You can also try out the free AP Psych questions on the Learnerator or pay the 10-15 bucks to sign up.

Mr. Schallhorn, an AP Psych teacher in California, put together a great set of YouTube videos you can use to review for AP Psych. His YouTube channel is at the following address. 

The whole Crash Course Psychology series is free on YouTube. 
You can watch them all here... thanks Hank. 

You also have your AP Review Books, your Bernstein Study Guides, and the thousands of flashcards and hundreds of pages of notes you've created this year.

Mr. Jones, an AP Psych teacher from North Carolina started using Twitter last year for  AP Psych review.

"...if a student has a question about AP Psych, they can just type the question on Twitter and put this at the end of the tweet:  #appsychreview  

For those of you who are old hats at Twitter, you’ll recognize #appsychreview as a hashtag – it’s a way to group together tweets with a common theme. Anyone can then assist the student with their question – it could be a AP Psych teacher, a professor, or even a fellow AP Psych student. I’ve asked a few AP teachers to help out, but we would love your help. If you are familiar with Twitter and you would like to help out with answering questions, it’s probably easiest to set up a separate search for #appsychreview or just bookmark this link:!/search/realtime/appsychreview ."

For info about how to use #APPaychReview see

Keep in mind that these will mostly be other students answering questions, so it's not as authoritative as a textbook or other edited resource.

The hashtag #APPsych is also full of interesting psych related tweets... you can use both hashtags to get a greater response to your AP Psych related tweets. 

As you find other resources, please e-mail them to me at ptdworkin-cantor at or post them in the comments section of this post.

Do you like electronic flash-cards? Do you use Apps? You might like which has tons of electronic flash-cards and even a smartphone app. Just type "psychology" into the search box (I want to learn "this") and go for it. You can sign on to get a free account using your facebook account or any e-mail account.

You can find other psych based apps at There are also links to Android apps there. Some are free, some cost money. Check the reviews carefully before spending your cash. I have not tried them out yet, so if you find one you think is great, please share about it in the comments section of this post.

Finally... USE THIS BLOG! There is a post from just about every unit with videos and resources you can use to review. Scroll down for older posts... at the bottom you can just click on "older posts" to go all the way back to the beginning of the year. 

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