About This Chapter
PLACE Reading Specialist: Partnerships in Reading Instruction - Chapter Summary
You will find these short lessons useful in reviewing methods to collaborate with parents, community organizations, and other professionals in providing reading instruction and support to elementary and secondary school students. Review the communication skills needed to involve others in the education of young readers. This chapter covers the following topics:
- Creating positive and effective parent-teacher relationships
- Identifying strategies for involving families and professionals in reading education
- Realizing how organizations such as libraries and community groups can be used to support reading education
- Understanding parent-child relationships
- Reviewing different parenting and learning styles
After reviewing these short and informative video and text lessons that use a fun and creative approach to teaching the material, you can assess what you've reviewed with self-evaluating quizzes. These quizzes can best help you prepare for the types of questions that might be found on the PLACE test.
PLACE Reading Specialist: Partnerships in Reading Instruction Chapter Objectives
The Partnerships in Reading Instruction chapter assesses your knowledge of pursuing cooperative efforts in reading instruction. These topics are addressed in the program organization, administration, and leadership section of the PLACE Reading Specialist exam.
The PLACE exam is intended for those who are eligible for teacher licensure in Colorado and are seeking content-area certification. The test generally includes only multiple-choice questions.
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 PLACE Reading Specialist: Practice & Study Guide course
- PLACE: Foundations of a Reading Program
- PLACE: Planning the Reading Curriculum
- PLACE: Effective Reading Instruction
- PLACE: Reading Programs & Teaching Approaches
- PLACE: Types of Reading Assessments
- PLACE: Reading Assessment Techniques
- PLACE: Assessment Issues & Data Analysis
- PLACE: Identifying Reading Needs & Disabilities
- PLACE: Reading Instruction for Special Needs Students
- PLACE: Cultural & Language Concerns in Reading Instruction
- PLACE: Research for Reading Instruction
- PLACE: Professional Skills & Development
- PLACE: Legal Aspects of Reading Instruction
- PLACE Reading Specialist Flashcards