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Ch 9: MTLE Reading Teacher: Promoting Literacy Through Technology

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The resources in this chapter can boost your knowledge of promoting literacy through technology. Take advantage of fun lessons, short quizzes and more to enhance your studies for the MTLE Reading Teacher assessment.

MTLE Reading Teacher: Promoting Literacy Through Technology - Chapter Summary

This in-depth look at promoting literacy through technology explores assistive technology, social media, video games, PowerPoint and other forms of technology you can use in the classroom. Review the lessons in this chapter to acquire the knowledge needed to do the following on the MTLE assessment:

  • Explain how to use technology in the classroom and empower students with technology
  • Identify types and uses of assistive technology in the classroom
  • Describe ways to use social media and teach literacy in the classroom
  • Share how video games can support learning
  • Provide tips for teachers that can benefit parent-teacher conferences
  • Discuss how to promote community involvement in schools
  • Analyze the use of PowerPoint in the classroom and the role of motivation in self-regulated learning

Enjoy the flexibility this chapter provides by reviewing the lessons in any sequence and as often as you'd prefer until you've absorbed the materials. You can gauge your readiness to take the MTLE assessment with short quizzes and a chapter exam.

10 Lessons in Chapter 9: MTLE Reading Teacher: Promoting Literacy Through Technology
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Using Technology in the Classroom

1. Using Technology in the Classroom

Technology has become much more prevalent and available in the classroom. This lesson will offer some guidelines and strategies for using technology in the classroom.

Empowering Students with Technology

2. Empowering Students with Technology

As technology becomes more prevalent in the classroom, teachers have new ways to empower student learning. This lesson will explain how technology can be used to empower students.

Assistive Technology in the Classroom: Types & Uses

3. Assistive Technology in the Classroom: Types & Uses

Students with disabilities benefit from using assistive technology. In this lesson, you will learn why assistive technology is used and the different types of assistive technology that are available.

Using Social Media in the Classroom

4. Using Social Media in the Classroom

Social media has become second nature to today's learners, so why not use it in the classroom? This lesson provides an overview of social media and explains how it can be used to enhance student learning.

Teaching Digital Literacy in the Classroom

5. Teaching Digital Literacy in the Classroom

Digital literacy is an important skill for your students to learn. This lesson will provide strategies and tips for teaching digital literacy in your classroom.

How Video Games Can Support Learning

6. How Video Games Can Support Learning

Playing video games is something most kids find fun. School is not. What if there was a way to use video games to enhance student learning? Good news - there is! This lesson outlines what video games support learning and how to incorporate them into your classroom effectively.

Parent-Teacher Conferences: Tips for Teachers

7. 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.

Promoting Community Involvement in Schools

8. 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.

Using PowerPoint in the Classroom

9. Using PowerPoint in the Classroom

In this lesson, we'll cover some basic tips for how to successfully use Microsoft PowerPoint in your classroom. Instructions on how to design quality slides, presentation keys, and a few neat tricks are included herein. A short quiz follows.

The Role of Motivation in Self-Regulated Learning

10. The Role of Motivation in Self-Regulated Learning

Do you monitor and evaluate your own learning? Do you alter the way you study based on performance on assessments? If so, you are engaging in self-regulation practices and, by doing so, increasing the likelihood of academic achievement. This lesson will define self-regulation, discuss the cyclical process of self-regulation and explore methods to promote self-regulation in the classroom.

Chapter Practice Exam
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