Ch 12: Subject-Specific Teaching Strategies

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Review fun and engaging lessons in this self-paced chapter to improve your understanding of subject-specific teaching strategies. Mini-quizzes and a practice exam can test your comprehension as you prepare for an upcoming test.

Subject-Specific Teaching Strategies - Chapter Summary

If you are looking for a resource that offers a quality overview of subject-specific teaching strategies, you've reached the right place! This chapter closely examines strategies for comprehension monitoring, teaching critical-thinking skills and much more. Studying our engaging lessons will enable you to do the following:

  • Identify and discuss strategies for reading comprehension and comprehension monitoring
  • Explain ways educators can teach questioning techniques to improve reading comprehension
  • Define and list types of graphic organizers
  • Share strategies for teaching critical-thinking and listening skills
  • List activities, sports and games that can promote motor learning
  • Discuss five steps for teaching children to make healthy life choices

This chapter is available around the clock, enabling you to study subject-specific teaching strategies anytime your schedule permits. Review the lessons in any order and as often as you'd like via computer or a mobile device with Internet access. When ready, check your comprehension of the lessons you study by taking accompanying multiple-choice quizzes. The Dashboard tracks your progress and enables you to submit questions about specific lesson topics to our experts.

8 Lessons in Chapter 12: Subject-Specific Teaching Strategies
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Reading Comprehension Strategies

1. Reading Comprehension Strategies

Learning to hone the skills of reading comprehension can be difficult. To help in the process this lesson explores visualizing, making connections and inferences, determining importance, and synthesizing text.

Comprehension Monitoring Strategies

2. Comprehension Monitoring Strategies

There's much more to reading than simply sounding out words. Novice readers must also learn how to self-monitor for comprehension. Today's lesson takes a look at how the use of pausing, self-questioning, and self-diagnosis can help them in this process.

Teaching Questioning Techniques for Reading Comprehension

3. Teaching Questioning Techniques for Reading Comprehension

Students who know how to ask good questions can quickly grow their own comprehension abilities. In this lesson, you will learn some techniques for teaching students how to ask questions that boost their own comprehension.

Graphic Organizer: Definition, Types & Examples

4. Graphic Organizer: Definition, Types & Examples

In this lesson, delve into the world of graphic organizers and gain an understanding of the definition and varieties. You'll also view examples of how they can be applied to foster a myriad of educational objectives.

Teaching Critical Thinking Skills

5. Teaching Critical Thinking Skills

Critical thinking is one of the most important habits a student can learn. This lesson helps you figure out what critical thinking skills are and how you can help your students develop them.

Teaching Listening Skills to Children

6. Teaching Listening Skills to Children

Sometimes it seems like children just won't listen! Maybe they simply don't have the skills yet. This lesson will give you some strategies for teaching your students to listen.

Promoting Motor Learning With Activities, Sports & Games

7. Promoting Motor Learning With Activities, Sports & Games

In this lesson we review ways to promote motor learning. We discuss activities, sports, and games that improve motor learning, and we discuss certain patterns and behaviors.

Teaching Children to Make Healthy Life Choices

8. Teaching Children to Make Healthy Life Choices

Healthy life choices are important, but how can we teach children to do this? In this lesson, we'll go over five steps to teaching healthy choices and see how they can be applied.

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