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Ch 12: Teaching Materials & Resources

About This Chapter

The Teaching Materials & Resources chapter of this College English Composition: Help & Review course is the simplest way to learn about teaching materials and resources. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of teaching materials and resources.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning about teaching materials and resources will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn about teaching materials and resources. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding teaching methods or utilizing professional resources
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning to teach (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about teaching materials and resources
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra teaching resources

How It Works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Teaching Materials & Resources chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Teaching Materials & Resources chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any teaching materials and resources question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a teaching materials and resources unit of a standard college English course. Topics covered include:

  • Instructional materials
  • Integrated lessons
  • Teaching methods
  • Interdisciplinary classroom activities
  • Professional resources

7 Lessons in Chapter 12: Teaching Materials & Resources
Integrated Lessons: Definition & Examples

1. Integrated Lessons: Definition & Examples

What does it mean to 'integrate' in education? Watch this video lesson to learn what integration in the classroom looks like and see examples to use in your own class.

Identifying Appropriate Interdisciplinary Classroom Activities

2. Identifying Appropriate Interdisciplinary Classroom Activities

Teaching involves so much more than just your content area. This video lesson discusses examples of relevant interdisciplinary activities that can make your classroom cross curricular.

Instructional Materials: Definition, Examples & Evaluation

3. Instructional Materials: Definition, Examples & Evaluation

Teachers use a wide variety of tools to foster learning, but what exactly should be used? This lesson outlines some of those instructional materials and their use in the classroom.

Issues in Middle School Language Arts Curricula

4. Issues in Middle School Language Arts Curricula

The curriculum for language arts covers a massive range of skills and abilities. This lesson discusses some of the major issues facing middle school students.

Finding Methods to Teach Integrated Language Arts

5. Finding Methods to Teach Integrated Language Arts

There are numerous strategies for teaching language arts, but how do you integrate your lessons? This lesson discusses strategies and examples to give you a starting point for integrating a Language Arts classroom.

Professional Resources for Middle School Instructors

6. Professional Resources for Middle School Instructors

Without materials and tools, teaching would be nearly impossible in the classroom. This lesson outlines some professional resources available to middle school language arts teachers.

Technological Resources for the Middle School Classroom

7. Technological Resources for the Middle School Classroom

Technology has ingrained itself in today's society so much so that functioning without it sometimes seems impossible. This lesson outlines ideas on using technological resources in a language arts classroom.

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