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Collaborations Outside of School - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
As a literary instructor, making collaborations outside of school contributes to your ability to successfully educate your students. In this chapter, we take a closer look at this action, examining the steps you can take to connect with a variety of individuals. You can explore the ways that families contribute to literacy in the home and also examine how communities can get more involved with the schools in their neighborhoods. The video lessons in this chapter make it simple to comprehend the materials by offering detailed instruction and transcripts for review. You can also take self-assessment quizzes to gauge how well you understand the materials. In these lessons, you'll be able to learn things like:
- How families can foster literacy in the home
- The ways parents can participate in school literacy programs
- Tips for promoting community involvement in schools
|How Families Foster Literacy at Home||Learn about the ways families can foster literacy in the home environment.|
|How Parents Participate in School Literacy Programs||Examine the impact of parent participation in school literacy programs.|
|Promoting Community Involvement in Schools||Identify the ways you can promote community involvement in the schools.|
1. How Families Foster Literacy at Home
In this lesson, we''ll examine the ways that parents and families can foster emergent and developing literacy skills within the home. Discover techniques and tools for evaluation, and then test your understanding with a brief quiz.
2. How Parents Participate in School Literacy Programs
Teaching literacy skills is one of the most important parts of early education, but to be truly successful teachers need to get parents involved. In this lesson, explore common techniques to improve parent involvement and test your understanding with a brief quiz.
3. Promoting Community Involvement in Schools
School districts are often at the physical center of their neighborhoods. Parents expect their schools to educate and care for their children, while offering the best of where they live, so it's a perfect marriage when the extended community is involved in the life and needs of the school.
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Other chapters within the Education 102: Literacy Instruction in the Elementary School course
- Learning Processes & Theories
- Instructional Approaches
- Language Acquisition in the Classroom
- Beyond Oral Language Acquisition
- How Language & Culture Interact in the Classroom
- Strategies for Teaching Reading
- Identifying & Understanding Words
- Constructing Meaning
- Vocabulary Development
- Writing Development
- Approaches to Literacy Instruction
- Classroom Management for Literacy Instruction
- Selecting Resources for Literacy Instruction
- Responding to Student Needs
- Evaluation & Assessments in Education