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MTTC Reading Specialist: Partnerships in Instruction - Chapter Summary
This chapter offers terrific resources to help you prepare for the MTTC Reading Specialist assessment. Get reacquainted with partnerships in instruction so you can answer questions that address the following:
- Impact of parenting styles on different styles of learners
- Parent-child relationships
- Effective parent teacher conferences
- Communicating effectively within positive education partnerships
- Cooperative relationships in early childhood education
- Involving family and professionals in child assessments
- Community resources for reading development
Expert instructors offer a wealth of information to ensure you're prepared to address partnerships in instruction on the exam. Watch the videos as often as necessary to feel confident you can face these questions on test day.
MTTC Reading Specialist: Partnerships in Instruction Chapter Objectives
The MTTC Reading Specialist assessment is required for educators who already hold a teaching certificate in Michigan and seek an additional K-12 endorsement. It features 100 multiple-choice questions, is taken on paper and has a time allotment of up to four hours and 30 minutes. The topics covered in this partnerships in instruction chapter are found in the Professional, Program and Curriculum Development subarea of the exam, which constitutes approximately 20% of the total test.
In addition to watching the fun video lessons in this chapter, you can take advantage of full video transcripts with easy-to-identify vocabulary words. Also, take self-assessment quizzes to determine how well you comprehend the lessons. To pass the MTTC exam, you must earn a score of at least 220. Score results are typically released four weeks after the test date.
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.
2. Parent-Child Relationships: Definition & Explanation
The parent-child relationship is often considered to be the most enduring and significant relationship in one's life. This lesson will explain the different types of parent-child relationships and how they impact development. The lesson will end with a brief quiz to test your knowledge.
3. Parent Teacher Conference Tips
'It takes a village to raise a child.' Although many know this to be an old African proverb, research has shown that student achievement increases when parents and teachers work together. This lesson will explore the importance of the parent-teacher conference when it comes to student success.
4. Communicating Effectively Within Positive Education Partnerships
In education, partnerships between teachers and parents, professionals, school and community groups, and others often exist to benefit young children. This lesson focuses on ways to communicate effectively to help these partnerships succeed.
5. Cooperative Relationships in Early Childhood Education
This lesson plan will benefit teachers looking for information on cooperative relationships in early childhood education, and how to build them. This lesson will focus on the cooperative relationship between teachers and students, the teacher and the family, and the teacher and administrators in early childhood education.
6. Involving Family & Other Professionals in Child Assessments
In this lesson, we will look at the kinds of professionals who might be involved in child assessments and how to encourage the family to participate in the ongoing assessment of their children.
7. Community Resources for Reading Development
In this lesson, we will discuss how to identify and recruit a variety of community resources to promote reading development. These strategies serve to both engage the student in reading for pleasure and engage the community in improving literacy.
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Other chapters within the MTTC Reading Specialist (092): Practice & Study Guide course
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Language Development
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Emergent Language
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Literature-Based Language Instruction
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Literary Genres
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Grammar Basics
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Spelling & Punctuation
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Figurative Language
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Strategies for Descriptive Writing
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Promoting Literacy
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Teaching Study Strategies
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Foundations of Reading Instruction
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Developing Reading Comprehension
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Supporting Vocabulary Development
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Oral Communication
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Communication in the Classroom
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Teaching Strategies for Writing
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Written Communication
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Types of Assessments
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Assessment Techniques
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Data Analysis for Assessments
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Reading Issues & Disabilities
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Instruction for Diverse Students
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Professional Skills & Development
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Legal Issues in Education
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Planning Curriculum
- MTTC Reading Specialist: Literacy Research
- MTTC Reading Specialist Flashcards