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Promoting Supportive Learning & Reading Environments - Chapter Summary
Whether you know a little or a lot about the promotion of supportive learning and reading environments, this chapter can help you gain full comprehension. Fun lessons provide in-depth analyses of library space planning, reading intervention, learner-centered teaching and more. Studying this chapter will enable you to:
- List and discuss student grouping strategies for reading instruction
- Describe how literacy is expressed and integrated in the classroom
- Share ways to develop and manage a high-quality library collection
- Detail how library spaces are planned
- Provide strategies for motivating students to read
- Discuss technology that is used in reading instruction
- Identify and describe strategies for reading intervention and learner-centered teaching
- Explain how school reading programs can improve student literacy
All the lessons in this chapter are accessible 24/7 via any computer, smartphone or tablet, enabling you to study anytime and anyplace your schedule allows. Review one, several or al the lessons based on how much you need to learn about ways to promote supportive learning and reading environments. Before taking your test, feel free to check your knowledge of this chapter by taking mini quizzes and a practice exam. Any questions you have about specific lesson topics can be submitted to our experts via the Dashboard.
1. 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.
2. Expression & Integration of Literacy in the Classroom
Literacy does not simply mean learning how to read independently. This lesson will introduce you to a broader conception of literacy and give you ideas for integrating literacy into your classroom.
3. Developing & Managing a High-Quality Library Collection
This lesson discusses procedures for weeding out unused or outdated resources from a school library. You'll also learn about considerations for selecting new resources to replace outdated material and meet the needs of a diverse school population.
4. Library Space Planning
Libraries have been around for a very long time. From the libraries of ancient Mesopotamia to the digital lending libraries of today, libraries have changed and adapted to the needs of the communities they are in. Today's 21st-century library has to offer their neighborhoods more than just books.
5. Strategies for Motivating Students to Read
One of the biggest hurdles of reading instruction is helping students become motivated to read. This lesson will detail several strategies you can use in your classroom to help students become motivated, lifelong readers.
6. Technology Used in Reading Instruction
In this lesson, we will explore the different uses of technology for reading instruction and how it can be a valuable tool in the classroom. We will discuss some of the options available for your classroom implementation.
7. Learner-Centered Teaching: Strategies & Methods
In contemporary educational circles, we hear a lot about learner-centered learning and teaching. This lesson will introduce you to this concept in depth and give you some ideas about strategies and methods that promote learner-centered teaching.
8. How to Improve Student Literacy With School Reading Programs
Literacy skills are some of the most important things we can teach, so knowing how to do this is important. In this lesson we are going to check out a few school reading programs and discover how to implement them for various grade levels.
9. Reading Intervention: Programs, Strategies and Activities
This lesson highlights programs, strategies and activities that can be used for students with reading difficulties. A short quiz follows to test your knowledge on these reading intervention techniques.
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- Literary Genre & Form
- Evaluation & Selection of Reading Materials for Instruction
- Assessment Methods in Reading Instruction
- Principles of Language Acquisition
- Emergent Literacy Instruction
- Phonics & Word Recognition
- Vocabulary Acquisition & Use
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- Content Area Reading Strategies
- Diverse Student Populations & Differentiation
- Reading Program Supervision & Administration
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