Ch 4: MTTC Reading: Factors Affecting Student Learning

About This Chapter

Use this chapter to prepare for the questions on the MTTC Reading exam that assess your understanding of the factors that influence students' ability to learn, including both environmental and biological.

MTTC Reading: Factors Affecting Student Learning - Chapter Summary

In your studies for the MTTC Reading exam, use this chapter to review various influences on student learning. These lessons are taught by expert instructors and are mobile device friendly so that you may have an effective, versatile way of reviewing the:

  • Impact of parenting styles
  • Effects of abuse and neglect on child development
  • Significance of IQ scores and creativity
  • Purpose of play in cognitive development
  • Developmental milestones
  • Nature versus nurture debate

After you complete a lesson, take the corresponding quiz to see how well you retained the information presented, and then use the results from the quiz to find topics you haven't fully mastered. If there are any specific topics you'd like to reexamine, use the video tags to quickly find them.

5 Lessons in Chapter 4: MTTC Reading: Factors Affecting Student Learning
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Impact of Parenting Styles on Different Styles of Learners

1. Impact of Parenting Styles on Different Styles of Learners

When you got in trouble as a child, how did your parents react? This lesson covers four different parenting styles identified in educational psychology, including authoritarian, authoritative, indulgent, and neglecting. Typical results from each parenting style are discussed in terms of children's behaviors, as well as application of the styles in a classroom environment.

The Impact of Abuse and Neglect on Child Growth & Development

2. The Impact of Abuse and Neglect on Child Growth & Development

A healthy family relationship can contribute positively to the growth and development of a child. Unfortunately, unhealthy and abusive relationships do occur. This lesson will describe characteristics of abusers and the impact of abuse on a child's growth and development.

Child Creativity and Intelligence

3. Child Creativity and Intelligence

What is an IQ score? What do these scores mean? What role does creativity play in a child's development? Explore these concepts with this lesson and test your knowledge with a quiz at the end.

The Role of Play in Cognitive Development

4. The Role of Play in Cognitive Development

When we think of childhood, we often think of playing. But did you know that playing is vital to a child's healthy development? In this lesson, we will learn about the various types of play that aid a child's cognitive growth.

Child and Adolescent Development: Developmental Milestones & Nature vs. Nurture

5. Child and Adolescent Development: Developmental Milestones & Nature vs. Nurture

How does a child develop cognitively? Which influences development more - genetics or the environment? How important are early experiences in the growth and cognitive development of a child? These are some of the major questions that guide the work of researchers in the field of educational psychology. This lesson will begin to address these questions by describing the basic principles that characterize child and adolescent development.

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