Ch 10: MTTC Reading Specialist: Teaching Study Strategies

About This Chapter

The video lessons you'll find in this chapter cover a variety of topics related to effective study strategies. These issues will be evaluated by one of the objectives of the MTTC Reading Specialist test.

MTTC Reading Specialist: Teaching Study Strategies - Chapter Summary

You'll be well-prepared for MTTC Reading Specialist content after brushing up on key study strategies using the chapter's short, fun, informative videos. You'll come across the following test prep topics before finishing this chapter:

  • Inductive and deductive reasoning
  • Time management theories
  • Project-based learning strategy
  • Teaching critical thinking skills
  • Self-regulation and the self-regulation cycle
  • Media literacy
  • Selecting research problems
  • College preparatory study skills

Easily revisit any video portions you see by using the handy video tags. Check your mastery of the content as you complete the lessons' practice quizzes.

MTTC Reading Specialist: Teaching Study Strategies Chapter Objectives

The MTTC Reading Specialist test evaluates your competence for licensure as a reading specialist in Michigan. The test objective dealing with study strategies falls within the exam's Skills and Processes subarea. This exam part is worth about 16% of your score and it includes only multiple-choice questions.

10 Lessons in Chapter 10: MTTC Reading Specialist: Teaching Study Strategies
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How to Improve Study Skills

1. How to Improve Study Skills

This lesson will help you better understand how to improve your study skills. It includes certain steps you can take to enhance your study habits, as well as a mnemonic device to help you recall important note-taking skills.

Study Skills for College Success: Activities & Ideas

2. Study Skills for College Success: Activities & Ideas

College students require many skills in order to be successful. In this lesson, you will learn how to help students develop skills in the areas of time management, note taking, and test taking.

What is Time Management? - Definition, Examples & Studies

3. What is Time Management? - Definition, Examples & Studies

There are more options today than ever before for ways to spend our time - or waste it! Read on to learn why and how we can better manage our most scarce resource.

The Role of Motivation in Self-Regulated Learning

4. 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.

Project Based Learning: Definition and Ideas

5. Project Based Learning: Definition and Ideas

Project Based Learning is a student-centered teaching method that allows students to investigate real-world problems. This lesson will explain the components and give ideas for project-based learning.

What is Critical Thinking? - Definition, Skills & Meaning

6. What is Critical Thinking? - Definition, Skills & Meaning

Critical thinking is a term that we hear a lot, but many people don't really stop to think about what it means or how to use it. This lesson will tell you exactly what it means and make you realize that the average person largely ignores critical thinking.

Teaching Critical Thinking Skills

7. Teaching Critical Thinking Skills

Critical thinking is one of the most important habits a student can learn. This lesson helps you figure out what critical thinking skills are and how you can help your students develop them.

Selecting a Problem to Research

8. Selecting a Problem to Research

This lesson explores the process, pitfalls, and requirements for selecting a good problem to research. There is a bit more to it than just having a good idea.

Inductive vs. Deductive Reasoning: Differences & Examples

9. Inductive vs. Deductive Reasoning: Differences & Examples

This lesson explores the difference between inductive and deductive reasoning in the form of psychological experiments. In addition to defining these terms, the lesson gives examples to explain how this reasoning is applied.

What is Media Literacy? - Definition, Importance & Examples

10. What is Media Literacy? - Definition, Importance & Examples

In this lesson, we will explore the role and purpose of media literacy in society in history and today. Examples of media, mass media communications and media literacy will be explained and evaluated in order to form an understanding of why media literacy is critically important for the 21st century.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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