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Ch 18: NMTA Reading: Planning Reading Instruction

About This Chapter

Let us help you brush up your understanding of how to plan curriculum and learning strategies for reading instruction. Use these lessons and quizzes to prepare for these types of questions on the NMTA Reading exam.

NMTA Reading: Planning Reading Instruction - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter will help you review ways to design curriculum for teaching reading as well as strategies for reading instruction as you prepare for the NMTA Reading exam. Our videos will aid you in correctly answering exam questions on topics including:

  • Definition of curriculum, curriculum design and curriculum mapping
  • Spiral curriculum
  • Integrated curriculum
  • Strategies for developing student reading and learning habits
  • Grouping strategies for reading instruction
  • Models for gifted education
  • Bilingual, multicultural and immersion education
  • Curriculum for English as a second language students

These lessons are available anytime, on a computer, tablet or smartphone. Each video has a clickable timeline that allows you to quickly jump to a particular topic in the lesson you want to review. Written transcripts allow you to read along with the instructor and use highlighted words and terms to easily identify the main points of the lesson.

NMTA Reading: Planning Reading Instruction - Chapter Objectives

In New Mexico, passing the NMTA Reading exam can be used for a content knowledge reading endorsement for an initial or existing license. The exam's 100 selected-response questions are divided into four subareas. Questions on the material covered in this chapter are in the subarea on Planning, Managing, and Organizing Reading Instruction Based on Ongoing Assessment, which has 27 questions.

A short multiple-choice quiz accompanies each of our lessons, giving you a chance to answer questions in a similar format to those you'll see on the exam. These quizzes also offer an assessment of your learning, showing you where you need extra study. We'll even point you back to the point in the lesson that covers a question you answered incorrectly.

13 Lessons in Chapter 18: NMTA Reading: Planning Reading Instruction
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is Learning? - Understanding Effective Classroom Strategies

1. What is Learning? - Understanding Effective Classroom Strategies

We all learn new things every day, but how is 'learning' defined in educational psychology? This lesson covers the definition of learning, different types of learning, and discusses learning styles.

What is Curriculum?

2. What is Curriculum?

Teachers are often asked to design or work with particular curricula, but rarely do we get a chance to talk about what curriculum actually is. This lesson gets you toward a definition and gives you a few key guiding points to work with.

What is Curriculum & Instruction?

3. What is Curriculum & Instruction?

Learn about two guiding educational concepts that impact students everywhere. This lesson will explain what you need to know about curriculum and instruction.

What is Curriculum Design?

4. What is Curriculum Design?

Curriculum design is a big part of teaching, but it can be hard to know exactly what it means. In this lesson, you will follow a teacher as he learns some of what goes into effective curriculum design.

What is Curriculum Mapping?

5. What is Curriculum Mapping?

In this lesson we will discuss what a curriculum map is. Topics we will cover include what to include in a curriculum map, who writes a curriculum map, and what things to consider when writing a curriculum map.

Spiral Curriculum: Definition & Example

6. Spiral Curriculum: Definition & Example

'Spiral curriculum' may be a term that you haven't heard before, but you certainly have learned from such a curriculum in your own student life. This lesson will provide a definition of spiral curriculum as well as some examples of the educational tool in action.

Integrated Curriculum: Definition, Benefits & Examples

7. Integrated Curriculum: Definition, Benefits & Examples

Have you ever wondered what and how an integrated curriculum works? Learn about this hot topic that is shaping how teachers teach and students learn in the classroom.

Strategies for Developing Students' Learning & Reading Habits

8. Strategies for Developing Students' Learning & Reading Habits

Ever finished reading and couldn't remember what you had just read? Many students experience this, too. Watch this video lesson to learn strategies to help your students develop healthy reading habits.

Student Grouping Strategies for Reading Instruction

9. Student Grouping Strategies for Reading Instruction

Using different grouping strategies can help to foster reading skills for many students. This lesson outlines three grouping strategies with suggestions for how to use each one.

Ability Grouping and Tracking in Schools: Advantages and Disadvantages

10. Ability Grouping and Tracking in Schools: Advantages and Disadvantages

In this lesson we will discuss within class grouping and between class grouping. In addition, we will review the pros and cons of between class grouping, also known as tracking.

What Is Gifted Education? - History, Models & Issues

11. What Is Gifted Education? - History, Models & Issues

Gifted education is the area of education that focuses on the needs of gifted and talented students. Learn about the history, models, and issues involved in gifted education and test your knowledge with quiz questions.

Bilingual Education, Immersion & Multicultural Education

12. Bilingual Education, Immersion & Multicultural Education

Educators use many approaches for second-language instruction. The approaches vary based on the individual needs of the learner, focusing on his or her current language abilities, background, and cultural experiences. This lesson will differentiate between the different types of second-language instruction, including immersion, bilingual education, and multicultural education.

ESL Curriculum Development

13. ESL Curriculum Development

This lesson will highlight some ways in which curriculum can be developed for English as a second language (ESL) classrooms and learners, as well as go over some instructional strategies to help support ESL students develop their language skills.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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