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Ch 16: Communication & Collaboration as a Teacher

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Enjoy the studying process with this chapter on communication and collaboration as a teacher, with lessons that can help you better understand how to communicate within positive education partnerships and become an effective teacher. These lessons are especially valuable when prepping for a test.

Communication & Collaboration as a Teacher - Chapter Summary

Our convenient online learning platform offers brief lessons on communication and collaboration as a teacher. Packed with key concepts, there's information on culturally responsive teaching, how to report the learning progress to students and more. Upon completion of the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Explain strategies for becoming an effective teacher
  • Recall tips that can be used for parent-teacher conferences
  • Describe methods for reporting learning progress to parents
  • Recount how to improve student learning by collaborating with colleagues
  • Discuss effective communication with education partners
  • Outline strategies for culturally responsive teaching

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7 Lessons in Chapter 16: Communication & Collaboration as a Teacher
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Becoming an Effective Teacher

1. 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.

Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT): Theory, Research & Strategies

2. Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT): Theory, Research & Strategies

A person's culture can impact their approach to education and the way they learn. In this lesson, we'll examine culturally responsive teaching, a teaching method that takes into account students' cultures to help them succeed.

Parent Teacher Conference Tips

3. Parent Teacher Conference Tips

'It takes a village to raise a child.' Although many know this to be an old African proverb, research has shown that student achievement increases when parents and teachers work together. This lesson will explore the importance of the parent-teacher conference when it comes to student success.

Parent-Teacher Conferences: Tips for Teachers

4. Parent-Teacher Conferences: Tips for Teachers

This lesson looks at the best tips for teachers for parent-teacher conferences, in order to help create positive results for both student and teacher. It gives practical examples of real-life situations. The lesson is followed by a practical quiz.

How to Report Learning Progress to Students & Parents

5. How to Report Learning Progress to Students & Parents

This lesson describes how to communicate learning progress. It specifically focuses on the tools of summative documentation, formative communication, and standardized documentation.

Communicating Effectively Within Positive Education Partnerships

6. Communicating Effectively Within Positive Education Partnerships

In education, partnerships between teachers and parents, professionals, school and community groups, and others often exist to benefit young children. This lesson focuses on ways to communicate effectively to help these partnerships succeed.

Collaborating with Colleagues to Improve Student Learning

7. Collaborating with Colleagues to Improve Student Learning

As a teacher, you are not alone. You have a variety of other professionals to call upon to help improve student learning. In this lesson, we look at how to leverage their expertise to improve outcomes.

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