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Ch 16: Reading Program Supervision & Administration

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Strengthen your comprehension of reading program supervision and administration with help from this informative chapter. Fun lessons, mini quizzes and a practice exam make it easy to prepare for and excel on a future test.

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.

12 Lessons in Chapter 16: Reading Program Supervision & Administration
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Promoting Parent Involvement in Student Literacy

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.

Parent Teacher Conference Tips

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.

Strategies for Community Involvement in Education

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.

Using Data to Inform Instruction

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.

Sharing Assessment Data with Students & Stakeholders

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.

Strategies for Assessing Reading Materials

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.

Developing Effective Literacy Intervention Programs

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.

Self-Assessment for Effective Classroom Instruction

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.

Educational Coaching Models

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.

Benefits of Parent Volunteers in the Classroom

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.

Supervising & Staffing Reading Programs

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.

The Effects of Environment and Culture on Language Development

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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