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Teacher & Parent Involvement in Student Learning - Chapter Summary
Methods for reflective teaching and the use of cooperative learning are some of the key topics you can refresh your memory on in this chapter. How families can foster literacy at home is an additional focus of the chapter. Check out the rest of the lessons in this chapter to look over:
- Collaborating with teachers and literacy specialists
- Tips for parent-teacher conferences
- Stakeholder engagement and stages of relationship development
The major components of each lesson are covered in the short, fun video lessons led by our professional instructors. Before you're done with the chapter you can pinpoint any specific video segment you want to look at again by using the video tags. Confirm your grasp of each lesson by taking the chapter's self-assessment quizzes.
1. What is Reflective Teaching? - Definition & Methods
Find out what reflective teaching is and how to apply it in your teaching practice. Learn basic methods of reflective teaching. Read the lesson, then take a quiz to test your knowledge.
2. What Is Cooperative Learning in the Classroom? - Strategies, Benefits & Definition
Cooperative learning is a technique that allows students to learn from each other and gain important interpersonal skills. Learn more about the benefits, strategies, and techniques involved in cooperative learning.
3. Building Collaborative Relationships Between Organizations & Their Stakeholders
Companies need to invest time in building collaborative relationships between organizations and their stakeholders. In this lesson, you will learn about stakeholder engagement stages.
4. Collaborating with Teachers & Literacy Specialists
Collaboration between teachers and literacy specialists creates a unified front for the benefit of students. By coordinating the efforts of talented professionals, students are supported throughout the learning process.
5. Collaborating with Colleagues to Improve Student Learning
As a teacher, you are not alone. You have a variety of other professionals to call upon to help improve student learning. In this lesson, we look at how to leverage their expertise to improve outcomes.
6. 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.
7. Impact of Parenting Styles on Different Styles of Learners
When you got in trouble as a child, how did your parents react? This lesson covers four different parenting styles identified in educational psychology, including authoritarian, authoritative, indulgent, and neglecting. Typical results from each parenting style are discussed in terms of children's behaviors, as well as application of the styles in a classroom environment.
8. How Families Foster Literacy at Home
In this lesson, we''ll examine the ways that parents and families can foster emergent and developing literacy skills within the home. Discover techniques and tools for evaluation, and then test your understanding with a brief quiz.
9. How Parents Participate in School Literacy Programs
Teaching literacy skills is one of the most important parts of early education, but to be truly successful teachers need to get parents involved. In this lesson, explore common techniques to improve parent involvement and test your understanding with a brief quiz.
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Other chapters within the GACE Reading (617): Practice & Study Guide course
- Foundational Learning Theories
- Child Language Development
- Literacy Development & Literary Analysis
- Reading Strategies & Instruction
- Word-Learning Strategies
- Teaching Vocabulary & Reading Comprehension
- The Reading & Writing Connection
- Content Analysis Through Reading
- Making Connections While Reading
- Materials for Reading Instruction
- Classroom Environment for Literacy Instruction
- Teaching Diverse Learners
- Student Assessments & Evaluations
- Teaching with Technology
- Using Data & Monitoring in Reading Instruction
- GACE Reading Flashcards