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Ch 15: MTLE Reading Teacher: Developing Student Fluency

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Review fun text and video lessons that emphasize the development of student fluency as you prepare for the MTLE Reading Teacher assessment. This chapter boosts your knowledge of the IEP, bilingual education, ESL curriculum development and more.

MTLE Reading Teacher: Developing Student Fluency - Chapter Summary

While you study for the MTLE Reading Teacher assessment, it's important to get reacquainted with all the concepts you will see on exam day. This chapter prepares you for questions related to the development of student reading fluency. After reviewing the lessons, you will be able to:

  • Define and identify types of learning disabilities in children
  • Utilize an individual education plan (IEP)
  • Explain social and cognitive functioning delays and describe how you might adapt instruction for learners who have sensory challenges
  • Identify independent learning strategies and outline methods for developing an ESL curriculum
  • Describe cultural, linguistic and ethnic relationships to reading instruction
  • Discuss bilingual and multicultural education
  • List strategies, programs and activities for reading intervention

You can tailor this chapter to suit your personal studying needs. Review the lessons as fun videos, or read full text lessons that are in the form of transcripts. The latter can be printed and added to an existing study guide. You can assess your comprehension of the lessons by taking short quizzes and a chapter exam. Any questions about lesson topics can be submitted to our experts.

9 Lessons in Chapter 15: MTLE Reading Teacher: Developing Student Fluency
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What Is a Learning Disability in Children? - Definition, Types & Characteristics

1. What Is a Learning Disability in Children? - Definition, Types & Characteristics

In this lesson, you'll learn to define learning disabilities in general, as well as learn about specific characteristics of the various types of learning disabilities. Following completion of this lesson, you'll have the opportunity to test your knowledge with a short quiz.

Using an Individual Education Program (IEP) in the Classroom

2. Using an Individual Education Program (IEP) in the Classroom

In this lesson, we will explore what an Individual Education Program (IEP) is and the three key components of an IEP. We will also discuss who needs an IEP and who does not.

Cognitive & Social Functioning Delays: Adapting Instruction for Learners

3. Cognitive & Social Functioning Delays: Adapting Instruction for Learners

When growing up, keeping pace with your classmates can be difficult, but for some it's much harder than others. In this lesson we will explore cognitive and social developmental milestones in terms of the developmental delays that affect school-age children.

Adapting Instruction for Learners With Sensory Challenges

4. Adapting Instruction for Learners With Sensory Challenges

In this lesson, we will discuss the general characteristics of children with sensory dysfunction and how teachers can adapt the classroom environment to accommodate these students.

Independent Learning Strategies

5. Independent Learning Strategies

Learn about strategies teachers can use to help their students build independent learning skills. Included are the foundations of a good independent learning lesson and some examples of activities teachers can easily implement.

Cultural, Ethnic & Linguistic Relationships to Reading Development

6. Cultural, Ethnic & Linguistic Relationships to Reading Development

All students have different backgrounds to bring to the classroom. This video lesson addresses some things to consider in a reading classroom with regards to students of different cultures.

Bilingual Education, Immersion & Multicultural Education

7. Bilingual Education, Immersion & Multicultural Education

Educators use many approaches for second-language instruction. The approaches vary based on the individual needs of the learner, focusing on his or her current language abilities, background, and cultural experiences. This lesson will differentiate between the different types of second-language instruction, including immersion, bilingual education, and multicultural education.

ESL Curriculum Development

8. ESL Curriculum Development

This lesson will highlight some ways in which curriculum can be developed for English as a second language (ESL) classrooms and learners, as well as go over some instructional strategies to help support ESL students develop their language skills.

Reading Intervention: Programs, Strategies and Activities

9. Reading Intervention: Programs, Strategies and Activities

This lesson highlights programs, strategies and activities that can be used for students with reading difficulties. A short quiz follows to test your knowledge on these reading intervention techniques.

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