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impact of a tutoring program on teachers" development as literacy teachers
Mary Lynn Tessaro
Written in English
This is a qualitative inquiry concerning the impact of a tutoring program on student teachers" development as elementary school literacy teachers. Student teachers enrolled in a preservice education program tutored individual struggling literacy learners on a weekly basis as an extended fieldwork opportunity that differs from more traditional forms of practice teaching. A comprehensive review of the literature related to fieldwork sets the context for this particular type of experience. Prior to tutoring, the student teachers learned about current literacy theory on campus. Each student teacher then assessed, planned and taught an individual learner in an elementary school. Key research questions included: What did student teachers learn about becoming an effective literacy teacher through the tutoring experience? What were the student teachers" initial perceptions about literacy? In what ways were the knowledge and skills that were realized in the tutoring program different from those gained in the practicum setting? What were the benefits and challenges for the school/university partnership arising from involvement in the tutoring program? Using data such as in-depth interviews with six of the student teachers that participated in tutoring as well as artifacts such as assignments and reflection papers, it seems tutoring provides a valuable learning experience in helping student teachers forge theory/practice connections and move towards effective literacy teaching. Student teachers demonstrated learning in key areas such as assessment, reading and writing processes, meeting individual pupil needs, material selection, and literacy resources acquisition. They were able to implement a wide range of literacy strategies and evaluate the effectiveness of various strategies. A limitation of the study was the lack of opportunity for the tutors to engage in discussion with one another regarding issues such as planning instruction and meeting pupil needs.
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Arrowood. This exploratory study examined the impact of tutoring programs on preservice teachers (PSTs) and tutees. The PSTs are assigned to either the Tutor-Assisted Intensive Learning Strategies (TAILS) or Book Partners (BP) service-learning tutoring program and work with identified kindergarten or first-grade struggling by: Estimating and understanding teacher effects are important not only for gaining insight into individual students’ performance but for guiding investments in teacher preparation and certification (Darling-Hammond, ) and evaluating teachers for career advancement and remuneration (McCaffrey, Lockwood, Koretz, & Hamilton, ).In this report we focus on possible teacher effects Cited by: I have dozens of favorite children’s books, but while working on this cluster about language and literacy development, Ada Twist, Scientist kept coming to mind.
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Walch. Effective teachers understand literacy learning Effective teachers of literacy have a deep understanding of the complexities and cumulative processes of reading and writing. The also understand the developmental nature of literacy learning. Effective teachers understand that: • The pathway to literacy is developmentalFile Size: KB.
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76 The Impact of Scripted Literacy Instruction Issues in Teacher Education years teaching these courses has become more and more challenging. Student teachers often comment that the effective practices they learned in class do not match scripted reading programs they are asked to File Size: KB.
In addition to their training in the one-on-one UFLI tutoring model, students in Early Childhood and Elementary Education programs are trained in the UFLI Small-Group Intervention. The Small-Group Intervention model takes the basic strategies included in the one-on-one model and adapts them for implementation with students at once.
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McGaw Graduate School National College of Education National Louis University December Author: Robert Tomic. Pam Allyn is a world-renowned literacy expert, author, and motivational speaker. She is the founding director of LitWorld, a global literacy initiative serving children across the United States and in more than 60 countries, and LitLife, a cutting-edge consulting group working with schools to enrich best practice teaching methods and building curriculum for reading and writing.
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Part I – Tutoring in Literacy 1. Identify a student who represents an aspect of diversity. Conduct an interview with him/her and informally assess the student in relation to content area learning and literacy (session 1). 2. Based on pre-assessment and interview data, create a tutoring program for the student.
3. Tutor the student for development based on scientifically-based reading research as mandated by the Tennessee State Department of Education, 90 to additional hours of focused professional development on emergent literacy concepts, and the five days of generalized staff development required by the Tennessee State Board of Size: KB.the impact of tutoring.
They can, however, be used to evaluate the independent impact of MSQI. 1There are very successful reading interventions for younger children. This includes Early Childhood interventions such as Head Start, Breakthrough to Literacy, and Ready, Set, Leap, which increase reading achievement by s,File Size: KB.