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MTLE Reading Teacher: Professional Organizations - Chapter Summary
In this chapter is a comprehensive overview of professional organizations that can help you competently answer questions on the MTLE Reading Teacher assessment. Review fun lessons that prepare you for the following on exam day:
- Describing the National Education Association (NEA)
- Explaining the activism and membership requirements of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT)
- Listing field-specific professional organizations in education
- Discussing legislative influences on reading instruction
- Sharing the state and federal government's role in public education
Take advantage of lessons that allow you to sidestep the challenging process of compiling study materials for the exam. Enjoy entertaining presentations by quality instructors who can boost your knowledge of professional organizations. When ready, take short quizzes and a chapter exam to gauge your comprehension of the lessons. If you have questions, don't hesitate to submit them to our experts.
1. National Education Association (NEA): Overview, Membership Requirements & Activism
The National Education Association (NEA) is a major force in the world of American education. Watch this lesson to find out what the NEA is, what it does, what its core values are, who can become a member, and how to join.
2. American Federation of Teachers (AFT): Overview, Membership Requirements & Activism
The American Federation of Teachers (AFT) provides many benefits to its members across the country. In this lesson, we'll explore the AFT, including how to join, the structure of the organization, and its mission and work across the United States.
3. Field-Specific Professional Organizations in Education
Joining a professional education organization can provide educators with all sorts of benefits. But how can a teacher find an association in his or her content area? Watch this lesson for the benefits of field-specific organizations and how to find one.
4. Legislative Influences on Reading Instruction
When you teach reading, you choose the approach that best suits your class's needs. The legal system guides you in regards to reading content and about the necessary measures if reading skills are not at grade-level. This lesson discusses these legal aspects.
5. The State Government's Role in Public Education
In order to provide free and quality education to all students, the state government has specific roles and duties that it performs. Watch this lesson to find out how the state government shapes public education in America.
6. The Federal Government's Role in Public Education
There are many different levels of government involved in public education in the United States. But what are the different responsibilities of each? Watch this lesson to explore how the federal government affects education in America.
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Other chapters within the MTLE Reading Teacher: Practice & Study Guide course
- MTLE Reading Teacher: Learning Theories
- MTLE Reading Teacher: Language & Reading Development
- MTLE Reading Teacher: Planning Reading Instruction
- MTLE Reading Teacher: Resources for Reading Instruction
- MTLE Reading Teacher: Principles of Reading Assessment
- MTLE Reading Teacher: Reading Assessment Techniques
- MTLE Reading Teacher: Using Reading Assessment Data
- MTLE Reading Teacher: Promoting a Literate Environment
- MTLE Reading Teacher: Promoting Literacy Through Technology
- MTLE Reading Teacher: The Reading Professional
- MTLE Reading Teacher: Emergent Literacy
- MTLE Reading Teacher: Spelling & Writing
- MTLE Reading Teacher: Phonics
- MTLE Reading Teacher: Developing Student Fluency
- MTLE Reading Teacher: Developing Student Vocabulary
- MTLE Reading Teacher: Language Arts Instruction
- MTLE Reading Teacher: Narrative Texts
- MTLE Reading Teacher: Expository Texts
- MTLE Reading Teacher: Oral Communication
- MTLE Reading Teacher Flashcards