Education 212: Approaches to Teaching Reading

Course Summary

Review these chapters about education topics to discover more about different teaching approaches and methodologies geared toward reading. This course provides an extensive study aid designed specifically to enhance and expand upon what you are learning from your Education 212 textbooks and lectures.
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11 chapters in Education 212: Approaches to Teaching Reading

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Ch 1. Basic Tenets of Teaching Reading {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[490669].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - The Five Basic Tenets for Teaching Reading Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[490671].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[490671].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Connections Between Reading & Writing for Children Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54497].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54497].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Constructivism: Definition, Types & Contributors Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39305].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[39305].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Constructivism: Overview & Practical Teaching Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21172].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21172].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Constructing Meaning with Context Clues, Prior Knowledge & Word Structure Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4674].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4674].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Social Constructivism and the Mediated Learning Experience Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1834].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1834].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - What Is Collaborative Learning? - Benefits, Theory & Definition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5748].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5748].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is Metacognition in Psychology? - Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57154].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57154].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Metacognitive Strategies: Definition & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7124].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7124].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - The Role of Phonics & Sight Words in Word Recognition Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57984].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57984].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Teaching Strategies for Phonics & Sight Words Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61618].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61618].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Teaching Syllabication & Word Breaks Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61619].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61619].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Morphology of English: Definition & Studies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7179].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[7179].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Promoting Spelling Development at All Stages Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61621].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61621].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Teaching Phonics in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50506].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50506].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Teaching Reading Fluency to Improve Reading Comprehension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58152].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58152].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Teaching Kids to Read: Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48089].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48089].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Strategies for Developing Students' Learning & Reading Habits Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44396].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44396].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - The Alphabetic Principle & Learning to Read Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50510].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50510].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - What is Guided Reading? - Definition & Levels Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59062].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59062].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How Read Alouds Support Emergent Literacy Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58146].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58146].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Teaching Reading: 3-Minute Pause & Think-Alouds Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69560].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[69560].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Whole-to-Part, Reader-Based & Psycholinguistic Instructional Approaches Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53958].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53958].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - The Whole Language Approach to Reading Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57126].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57126].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Strategies for Scaffolding Reading Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31661].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31661].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Multisensory Approach to Teaching Reading Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[256493].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[256493].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - Using the Top-Down or Whole Language Approach to Reading Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61105].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61105].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Bottom-Up Approach to Reading Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299121].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299121].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - Edwin Locke's Theory of Integrated Reading Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299123].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299123].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - The Balanced Approach to Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299125].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299125].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 15 - Case Study: Integrated Approach to Reading Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299127].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[299127].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 16 - Higher Level Thinking Questions for Reading Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48047].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48047].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - How to Teach Reading Comprehension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44482].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44482].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - How to Develop Prosody in Reading Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58155].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58155].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Using Literary Texts to Teach Reading Comprehension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58158].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58158].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Reading Strategies Using Visualization Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4675].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4675].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Text-Based Instructional Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53957].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53957].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Close Reading vs. Big Picture Reading Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4679].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[4679].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Teaching Character Traits & Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[150541].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[150541].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - What is Active Reading? - Definition & Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59091].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59091].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Teaching Questioning Techniques for Reading Comprehension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84961].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[84961].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 10 - Comprehension Monitoring Strategies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53973].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53973].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 11 - How Students Can Self-Monitor for Reading Comprehension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49575].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49575].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 12 - Guided Reading Strategies for Teachers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[191721].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[191721].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 13 - How to Explain the Main Point through Supporting Details Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28811].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28811].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 14 - What is a Summary? - Definition & Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3674].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[3674].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(5, 11)}}
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Lesson 1 - Leveling Texts: Pros & Cons, Implementation & Best Practices Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54515].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54515].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Evaluating Chapter & Picture Books for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54521].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54521].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Selecting Textbooks for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54522].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54522].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Appraising Teacher-Made Materials for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54523].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54523].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Evaluating Technology & Online Resources for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54524].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54524].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Reviewing Primary Sources for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54525].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54525].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Choosing Media Sources for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54526].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54526].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Promoting Literacy in the Classroom: Strategies & Tips Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31744].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31744].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - The Importance of Motivation in an Educational Environment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1848].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1848].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Strategies for Motivating Students to Read Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58163].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58163].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Promoting Reading Development at All Levels Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61625].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61625].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Enjoyment of Language for Literacy Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58164].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58164].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Encouraging Positive Attitudes About Reading Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[55983].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[55983].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - How Children's Books Facilitate Reading Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50513].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50513].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Setting Up a Classroom Library: Organization & Ideas Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44404].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44404].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Teaching Reading & Writing to Diverse Learners Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61622].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61622].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - What Factors Help & Hinder Reading Comprehension? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61624].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61624].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Factors That Influence Reading Fluency Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56443].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[56443].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Identifying Early Signs of a Reading Difficulty Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50515].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[50515].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - How Personal & Individual Issues Impact Language & Reading Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49579].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[49579].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - How Diversity Impacts Reading Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58892].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58892].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Cultural, Ethnic & Linguistic Relationships to Reading Development Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44403].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44403].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Methods for Helping Struggling Readers Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58891].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[58891].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Assistive Technology for Reading in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[173123].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[173123].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Week {{::cp.getGoalWeekForTopic(9, 11)}}
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Lesson 1 - Organizing Classroom Space for Reading & Writing Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54516].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54516].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Cooperative and Collaborative Learning in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1900].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1900].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Student Grouping Strategies for Reading Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57556].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57556].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Incorporating Collaborative Learning in Flipped Classrooms Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421247].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[421247].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Aronson's Jigsaw Classroom Experiment: Activity & Technique Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11206].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[11206].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Implementing Learning Centers for Literacy Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54514].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54514].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Bloom's Taxonomy and Assessments Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1897].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1897].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 2 - Qualities of Good Assessments: Standardization, Practicality, Reliability & Validity Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1882].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1882].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 3 - Standardized Assessments & Formative vs. Summative Evaluations Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1881].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1881].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 4 - Performance Assessments: Product vs. Process Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1885].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1885].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 5 - Selecting Appropriate Literacy Assessments for Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61117].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61117].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 6 - Assessment Techniques for Reading Comprehension Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57571].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[57571].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 7 - Using Assessments to Plan Language Arts Instruction Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[72599].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[72599].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 8 - Methods for Determining Students' Reading Level Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44394].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[44394].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
Lesson 9 - Factors in the Assessment of Diverse Learners Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[83791].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[83791].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional

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