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Ch 15: CEOE Reading Specialist: Research-Based Instruction

About This Chapter

This chapter on research-based instruction will help you be prepared to apply your knowledge of the basics of reading instruction on the Certification Examinations for Oklahoma Educators (CEOE) Reading Specialist test.

CEOE Reading Specialist: Research-Based Instruction - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter will enhance what you already know about research-based instruction to get you ready for the CEOE Reading Specialist exam. Our instructors will be presenting lessons on such topics as:

  • Developmental, behavioral, cognitive, social cognitive and constructivist perspectives
  • The application of psychology in the classroom
  • Effective learning strategies in the classroom
  • How to become an effective teacher
  • Interactive, collaborative, hands-on and expository instructional strategies
  • Definition and theory of cooperative learning
  • Definitions and comparison of direct instruction versus discovery instruction
  • Definition of reciprocal teaching with strategies and examples

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11 Lessons in Chapter 15: CEOE Reading Specialist: Research-Based Instruction
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Behavioral, Cognitive, Developmental, Social Cognitive & Constructivist Perspectives

1. Behavioral, Cognitive, Developmental, Social Cognitive & Constructivist Perspectives

How do different people learn? Not everyone agrees. In educational psychology, there are many differing perspectives. This lesson will differentiate between the following psychological perspectives: behavioral, cognitive, developmental, social cognitive and constructivist.

Educational Psychology: Applying Psychology in the Classroom

2. Educational Psychology: Applying Psychology in the Classroom

What is educational psychology? Anyone who has experienced a classroom setting has been affected by the theories and techniques that come from this subfield of psychology. Learn about the main ideas within this popular area of study and application.

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.

Becoming an Effective Teacher

4. 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.

Instructional Strategies: Hands-On, Interactive, Expository & Collaborative

5. Instructional Strategies: Hands-On, Interactive, Expository & Collaborative

In this lesson, we will use the fictional Academy of Magic to illustrate four types of instructional strategies that teachers use in the classroom: expository instruction, interactive instruction, hands-on instruction and collaborative instruction.

What is Cooperative Learning? - Definition & Theory

6. What is Cooperative Learning? - Definition & Theory

This lesson will teach you about cooperative learning, which has been linked to better social and academic development in students. We'll explore the basics and some of the underlying theories that support this instructional methodology.

Direct Instruction & Discovery Instruction: Definition & Differences

7. Direct Instruction & Discovery Instruction: Definition & Differences

Two of the most popular teaching strategies are direct instruction and discovery instruction, which are frequently discussed in contrast with each other. In this lesson, we define each type of instruction and discuss the differences between the two.

Cooperative and Collaborative Learning in the Classroom

8. Cooperative and Collaborative Learning in the Classroom

It's extremely common for teachers to require students to work in groups. However, certain types of groups and activities are preferred over others. In this lesson, we define cooperative learning and discuss its advantages in the classroom. We also define collaborative learning and explain how it is different than cooperative learning.

Expository Approaches to Instruction

9. Expository Approaches to Instruction

Good expository instruction goes beyond just giving information to students. In this lesson, we describe effective expository instruction and how it is used to structure lessons in a way that optimizes learning.

Collaborative Team Teaching Models & Strategies

10. Collaborative Team Teaching Models & Strategies

Many schools are using team teaching in order to support the needs of a variety of students. This lesson will introduce you to the various models of team teaching as well as strategies to support a successful partnership.

Reciprocal Teaching: Strategies, Definition & Examples

11. Reciprocal Teaching: Strategies, Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we will define reciprocal teaching as a discussion between teachers and students about reading material and explain the strategies used in the activity.

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