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PLACE: Reading Programs and Teaching Approaches - Chapter Summary
Through its illustrated text and video lessons, this chapter explores reading programs and examines what makes them effective. You can review literature circles, outcome-based education and the components of adolescent literacy programs as you study these topics. Review the material in preparation for passing the PLACE Reading Specialist examination. This chapter might assist you with:
- Exploring the components of reading programs, including phonics, vocabulary and comprehension
- Identifying the steps of the Outcome-Driven Model
- Explaining Response to Intervention strategies
- Describing the Orton-Gillingham approach to reading education
- Understanding the components of basal reading programs
- Identifying the advantages of literature circles
- Outlining the fundamentals of instruction and assessment literacy programs
The above concepts are made easy to understand, and they can be studied at your convenience via a computer or via your mobile technology. Submit your questions to the instructors. There are also multiple-choice quizzes that can help you assess your understanding and determine if they are any areas they need extra review.
PLACE: Reading Programs and Teaching Approaches Chapter Objectives
The PLACE Reading Specialist examination may test your knowledge of supervisory methods and cloze technique characteristics as well as your ability to implement reading programs. The exam has approximately 100 multiple-choice questions that are spread among four subareas. This topics in this chapter can be found within the Reading Program subarea.
1. Elements of Effective Reading Programs
This lesson discusses the necessary steps students must master in order to become great readers. This lesson reminds teachers that it is important to build a firm foundation so that readers can develop their reading skills over a period of time.
2. Outcome-Based Education: Steps & Evaluation
The simplest way to measure learning effectiveness is to ask, 'What will the students actually be able to do when they're finished learning?' In this lesson we'll discuss typical steps for achievement and evaluation in the outcome-based approach.
3. What Is Response to Intervention (RTI)? - Tiers & Strategies
The Response to Intervention process, or RTI, was designed and implemented in public schools as an attempt at early intervention for students with exceptional educational needs. In this video, we will look at the basics of this process.
4. The Orton-Gillingham Approach of Reading Instruction
In this lesson, we discover an important learning method, the Orton-Gillingham Approach, which can help students with dyslexia and other reading-related learning disabilities to overcome their disorders.
5. What Is a Basal Reading Program?
In this lesson, we explore the basic methods behind teaching a basal reading program and what students, parents, and teachers can expect when a basal program is implemented.
6. How Literature Circles Benefit Reading Comprehension
Literature circles: Are they a waste of instruction time or a worthwhile opportunity for student growth? This lesson outlines some great benefits to using literature circles in your classroom.
7. Elements of Effective Adolescent Literacy Programs
In this lesson, we will examine the components of a comprehensive adolescent literacy program, including techniques to make it relevant and motivating to students, instructional implications for teachers in all content areas, and program evaluation.
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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: 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: Partnerships in Reading Instruction
- PLACE: Professional Skills & Development
- PLACE: Legal Aspects of Reading Instruction
- PLACE Reading Specialist Flashcards