Ch 32: MTEL Reading Specialist: Programs & Approaches

About This Chapter

Take advantage of our chapter on reading programs and approaches. It was created just for you so that you can be better prepared for the MTEL Reading Specialist exam.

MTEL Reading Specialist: Programs & Approaches - Chapter Summary

In order to strengthen your familiarity with reading approaches and programs, you should utilize the engaging video lessons in this chapter. They will prepare you for any MTEL Reading Specialist test questions that deal with the following:

  • Components of effective reading programs
  • Outcome-based education
  • The Orton-Gillingham approach
  • Basal reading programs
  • Adolescent literacy programs
  • Benefits of literature circles

Further develop your knowledge of programs and approaches to reading by looking through our lessons. They are short videos that will help you study in a fun and effective manner. You can also use our lesson transcripts, which feature highlighted key terms and concepts that you will need to know for the exam.

6 Lessons in Chapter 32: MTEL Reading Specialist: Programs & Approaches
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Elements of Effective Reading Programs

1. Elements of Effective Reading Programs

This lesson discusses the necessary steps students must master in order to become great readers. This lesson reminds teachers that it is important to build a firm foundation so that readers can develop their reading skills over a period of time.

Outcome-Based Education: Steps & Evaluation

2. Outcome-Based Education: Steps & Evaluation

The simplest way to measure learning effectiveness is to ask, 'What will the students actually be able to do when they're finished learning?' In this lesson we'll discuss typical steps for achievement and evaluation in the outcome-based approach.

The Orton-Gillingham Approach of Reading Instruction

3. The Orton-Gillingham Approach of Reading Instruction

In this lesson, we discover an important learning method, the Orton-Gillingham Approach, which can help students with dyslexia and other reading-related learning disabilities to overcome their disorders.

What Is a Basal Reading Program?

4. What Is a Basal Reading Program?

In this lesson, we explore the basic methods behind teaching a basal reading program and what students, parents, and teachers can expect when a basal program is implemented.

How Literature Circles Benefit Reading Comprehension

5. How Literature Circles Benefit Reading Comprehension

Literature circles: Are they a waste of instruction time or a worthwhile opportunity for student growth? This lesson outlines some great benefits to using literature circles in your classroom.

Elements of Effective Adolescent Literacy Programs

6. Elements of Effective Adolescent Literacy Programs

In this lesson, we will examine the components of a comprehensive adolescent literacy program, including techniques to make it relevant and motivating to students, instructional implications for teachers in all content areas, and program evaluation.

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