Abstract The historical influence of psychology marked a radical development in their various fields of action, educational psychology has achieved in recent decades the participation of psychologists in teaching and educational context as such, could thus, interact and enter in context not only appropriating individual phenomena of knowledge and learning, but also issues a group or collective level is raised from the pedagogy and the context in itself, can view them from a more real and dynamic. The evolution of educational psychology has given to the psychologist roles have changed over time, dealing first of basic processes such as learning and how the subject comes to an end goal is knowledge and through which instruments, in that then the emergence of psychometrics was the basis for theories of learning and intelligence, together with laboratory observations was limited as to how the psychologist would know the development of the subject, ie a cognitive level only, without taking into account other elements that have always played a role in acquiring knowledge and under what conditions individuals may develop in an educational context. Under these historical influences psychologist has managed to open gap to 1? essay submitted by students from the Universidad Pontificia Bolivariana psychology program VI semester in the subject fields of application-oriented education by teaching Andrea Delgado. digging into this and try to educational problems in a holistic manner, ie taking into account the social, family, and all aspects that are not necessarily linked to educational practice in the classroom and having a direct or indirect influence in the educational process of educational psychologist individuo.El appropriates various aspects of the lives of individuals involved in their formation process, so be prepared to intervene and assess not only educational achievement and context but in other spaces that are inherent in the educational space, "The educational psychologists, have to assume that education is a social practice, which involves ideological and moral behavior, and not seek refuge in a neutral approach, scientific and disciplined "*, so the educational psychology focuses on the study of change processes that occur in humans, the study of psychological processes, so its relationship with education is essential and the involvement of people educational activities.