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Collaboration & Instructional Strategies for Michigan Librarians - Chapter Summary
In these lessons, our instructors present strategies for Michigan librarians to use for successful collaboration and instruction. This chapter covers the implementation of library learning standards and Michigan Merit exam curriculum. You'll also review ways to effectively teach reading comprehension at all levels. Once you complete these lessons, you should be able to:
- Share instructional strategies for library media specialists
- Utilize scaffolding and research-based instruction to teach reading reading
- Explain how to use a reading interest inventory
- Discuss motivational reading strategies
- Model and promote the joy of reading to students
- Integrate multiple literacies into curriculum
- Summarize collaboration and connection strategies to access resources beyond the school library
This interesting chapter is accessible on your mobile phone, tablet or computer 24 hours a day for completely convenient and flexible studying. Each lesson is followed by a short quiz that makes a great test prep exercise to help you get ready for an exam. All of our learning materials are written by professional instructors, who are also available to answer your questions if you need any assistance.
1. Library Learning Standards: Implementation Strategies
It is one thing to know about library learning standards, but it can be another thing to implement them. This lesson discusses implementation strategies for library learning standards in a school setting.
2. Library Learning Standards: Michigan Merit Curriculum
Library media teachers typically play an important role in all schools. This lesson is to inform library media specialists on the Michigan Merit Curriculum and the important role that the library media center will play in its success.
3. Collaboration Strategies for Library Media Programs
Effective collaboration with members of your school community promotes successful programming. In this lesson, you will learn ways in which you can collaborate with stakeholders to develop, implement, and evaluate your library media program.
4. Connecting to Information Resources Beyond the School Library
Knowledge is power. Providing information to your students empowers them. In this lesson, you will learn how to creatively connect your students to quality information resources, both inside and outside of your school library media center.
5. Instructional Strategies for Library Media Specialists
This lesson explores a variety of instructional strategies that library media teachers can use to design and develop digital-age learning experiences in partnership with classroom teachers.
6. How to Teach Reading Comprehension
Teaching reading comprehension requires instilling in the learner the use of several strategies and skills. This lesson will focus on cognitive skills and notation strategies that will enhance reading comprehension.
7. Strategies for Scaffolding Reading Instruction
Ever heard the phrase 'reading is the gateway to all learning'? Reading is one of the areas targeted by most states for assessment because it not only is a critical area in academics, but also an area where most students were not showing gains. This lesson will highlight strategies to help struggling readers develop skills to be successful in the classroom.
8. Research-Based Instructional Strategies for Reading
When teachers use research-based instructional strategies, students have the best chance to learn to read or improve their reading skills. Effective instructional strategies will include the key areas of word knowledge and comprehension.
9. How to Use a Reading Interest Inventory
Teaching reading skills isn't enough if students aren't excited about reading. In this lesson, we'll look at one technique teachers can use to evaluate and increase reading interests and discover how to implement it. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.
10. Strategies for Motivating Students to Read
One of the biggest hurdles of reading instruction is helping students become motivated to read. This lesson will detail several strategies you can use in your classroom to help students become motivated, lifelong readers.
11. Promoting & Modeling Joy of Reading to Students
This lesson offers ideas and strategies for educators who want to promote and model the joy of reading to students. Teachers who encourage a love of reading while also teaching actual reading skills will help their students be successful.
12. Strategies for Integrating Multiple Literacies
Today, 'literacy' refers to more than the ability to interpret printed text - even Googling is part of literacy. In this lesson, you will learn the definition and competencies of multiple literacies and how to integrate them into your Media Center.
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Other chapters within the MTTC Library Media (048): Practice & Study Guide course
- Roles of the Library Media Specialist
- Learning & Human Growth Theories for Educators
- Diverse Student Populations & Differentiation
- Children's & Young Adult Literature
- Diversity in Literature for Library Programs
- Integration of Technology for Teachers
- Information Access & Usage for Library Programs
- Assessment & Data for Library Media Specialists
- Library Program Administration & Professionalism
- MTTC Library Media Flashcards