Ch 8: AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Literacy Instruction

About This Chapter

Get up to date with the latest strategies for literacy instruction by going over this informative chapter. Practice with our helpful quizzes and chapter exam to be better prepared for the AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12 Test.

AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Literacy Instruction - Chapter Summary

Teaching strategies do change from time to time, so a recap of current literacy instruction methodologies might prove helpful, especially for those getting ready to take the AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12 Test. Even if you are aware of the mainstream teaching strategies associated with this topic, help yourself keep all the major concepts fresh in your mind by using our lessons to go over the following:

  • An analysis of learning
  • Techniques for encouraging literacy
  • Pedagogical approaches to teaching about reading
  • Characteristics of successful teachers
  • Multiple learning types and styles

On the AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12 Test, literacy instruction happens to be one of the largest sections on this test, and answers to questions in that section will account for 40% of your total grade. Using the study materials in this and related chapters can increase your chances of passing this test. Start off with our video lessons. Each one focuses on a single topic within the chapter. The majority of our lessons are each less than seven minutes in length, which means you can get through our chapters quickly. Plus, each lesson includes only the most pertinent information, so you'll make the most of your time.

4 Lessons in Chapter 8: AEPA Reading Endorsement 6-12: Literacy Instruction
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Literacy Strategies for Teachers

1. Literacy Strategies for Teachers

The best way for children to grow as readers is for them to constantly practice and engage in reading. Reading research tells us that thinking about what your brain is doing when reading, or being metacognitive, helps one to progress in regard to comprehension. Children need to know what and why they're reading. Implementing specific literacy strategies will help them accomplish this.

Becoming an Effective Teacher

2. Becoming an Effective Teacher

Understanding the principles and theories of educational psychology is essential for teachers but simply understanding is not enough. Future teachers must embrace sound educational principles and seek opportunities for growth throughout their careers. This lesson will focus on the qualities of an effective teacher, including pedagogical content knowledge awareness, reflective teaching and action research.

What is Learning? - Understanding Effective Classroom Strategies

3. What is Learning? - Understanding Effective Classroom Strategies

We all learn new things every day, but how is 'learning' defined in educational psychology? This lesson covers the definition of learning, different types of learning, and discusses learning styles.

Different Types of Classroom Technology

4. Different Types of Classroom Technology

Technology can broaden the horizons of your students right inside of your classroom. This lesson explores the various types of technology that can be used to liven up everything you teach.

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