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Reading Program Supervision & Administration - Chapter Summary
Our instructors have developed engaging lessons you can access at any time to improve your understanding of reading program supervision and administration. Study educational coaching models, strategies for community involvement in education, development of effective literacy intervention programs and more using this chapter. When you've finished, you will be able to:
- Discuss the promotion of parent involvement in student literacy
- List a variety of parent-teacher conference tips and share the benefits of parent volunteers
- Describe how data is used to inform instruction
- Detail ways to share assessment data with stakeholders and students
- Identify and discuss strategies for assessing reading materials
- Explain the basics of self-assessment for effective classroom instruction
- Relate ways to supervise and staff reading programs
- Describe how environment and culture affect language development
Get started with this chapter by selecting any lesson that can refresh or improve your knowledge of reading program supervision and administration. Find out how much you understand about that lesson by taking its multiple-choice quiz. Progress through the chapter by choosing other lessons, taking their quizzes, and sending any questions you have to our subject-matter experts. Before your test, be sure to check your knowledge of this chapter by taking the comprehensive practice exam.
1. Promoting Parent Involvement in Student Literacy
Parent involvement is important to help students become lifelong readers and writers. Still, there are challenges to promoting effective parent involvement. This lesson offers ideas for engaging parents in young children's literacy development.
2. 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.
3. Strategies for Community Involvement in Education
Schools that work with community agencies are often better able to support student success. This lesson gives strategies for building relationships with community agencies and why that's beneficial.
4. Using Data to Inform Instruction
This lesson highlights how data is used to improve student achievement through instruction, assessment, analysis, and re-teaching. A short quiz will follow to test your knowledge.
5. Sharing Assessment Data with Students & Stakeholders
In this lesson, we will discuss some of the misunderstandings stakeholders have about testing and score reports to identify ways that teachers can prepare to communicate outcomes of student assessments with students, parents, and colleagues.
6. Strategies for Assessing Reading Materials
One of the most important aspects of being an English language arts teacher is choosing suitable reading materials for your students. Watch this video lesson to learn strategies for choosing the most appropriate materials.
7. Developing Effective Literacy Intervention Programs
This lesson encourages schools and teachers to think outside of the box in terms of developing literacy intervention programs that are motivational as well as effective for all students.
8. Self-Assessment for Effective Classroom Instruction
Successful teachers use a variety of strategies to make sure they're hitting the mark in their practice. A highly effective method is self-assessment. This lesson describes techniques educators can use to evaluate and tweak their performance.
9. Educational Coaching Models
Teachers are like everyone else - they benefit from guidance and assistance. These days, many districts use instructional coaches and models, or action plans, as teacher performance is more regularly measured and monitored. In this lesson, you'll learn about the work of educational coaches while exploring three different models currently used in the field.
10. Benefits of Parent Volunteers in the Classroom
Research shows students, parents, teachers and the school benefit from parents serving as volunteers in the classroom. Discover how everyone benefits from parental involvement.
11. Supervising & Staffing Reading Programs
In this lesson, we'll explore effective supervisory strategies for selecting qualified reading staff, implementing and supervising reading programs, and determining appropriate resource allocation for students and teachers.
12. The Effects of Environment and Culture on Language Development
Both environmental and cultural factors have an impact on early language development. This lesson will provide examples to consider and discuss possible reasons for this impact.
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Other chapters within the FTCE Reading K-12 (035): Practice & Study Guide course
- Foundational Reading Research & Theory
- Conventions of Written English
- Literary Genre & Form
- Evaluation & Selection of Reading Materials for Instruction
- Assessment Methods in Reading Instruction
- Promoting Supportive Learning & Reading Environments
- Principles of Language Acquisition
- Emergent Literacy Instruction
- Phonics & Word Recognition
- Vocabulary Acquisition & Use
- Teaching Reading Fluency
- Elements of Reading Comprehension
- Reading Comprehension Instruction Strategy
- Content Area Reading Strategies
- Diverse Student Populations & Differentiation
- FTCE Reading K-12 Flashcards