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Course SummaryRefer to this study guide to review instructional and learning strategies and assessment methods in English language development and reading and writing. This is a helpful resource if you are preparing to take the California Teacher of English Learners (CTEL) exam.
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About This Course
Assessment types for ELL students, literacy program development and ELL instructional delivery methods are among the topics addressed in this extensive course. You will find lessons covering California state-based approaches and programs for language and reading development, state standardized assessments, ELL program requirements and standards in writing. Once you have completed your review of the lessons in this course, you should have developed a deeper understanding of the following:
- ELL standards-based assessment practices in California
- Assessment types and purposes
- Aspects of California state English learning programs
- Factors impacting literacy development
- Approaches to English language development
- The development of listening and speaking skills
- California standards for reading, writing and language development
- ELL lesson and instructional planning strategies
- ELL and ELD instructional implementation and accommodation methods
About the Exam
The CTEL 2 Language and Language Development is the second subtest of the three-part CTEL exam, which is used to determine the competency level of teachers seeking to obtain ESL certification in the state of California. This subtest is computer-based and contains 60 multiple-choice questions and two essay questions. The CTEL 2 subtest consists of three domains addressing assessment, language/literacy development and content instruction, and approaches and methods for ELD and content instruction. Test-takers are allotted two hours and 45 minutes to complete this subtest and must score 220 to pass this portion of the CTEL exam.
CTEL 2 Assessment and Instruction Preparation & Registration
Ensure that you are fully prepared to sit for the CTEL 2 Assessment and Instruction subtest by reviewing the information discussed in this study guide. Short, engaging video and text lessons explore such topics as California state-mandated standardized assessments and assessment types; formal and informal ELD assessments; federal and state program requirements and design; learning strategies for English learners; and ELD classroom resources. You will also study overviews of California state standards regarding the development of listening, reading and writing skills; lesson planning and teaching strategies in literacy and language development; and ELD and ELL instructional implementation methods. Lessons take only 5-10 minutes to review and are accessible at all times from any device, making it convenient and easy to study this material whenever and wherever you can. Use self-assessment lesson quizzes and chapter exams to demonstrate how much information you have retained and whether you are ready to take this CTEL subtest.
Registering for this test requires that you create an account on the Commission on Teaching Credentialing (CTC) website and submit all requested information and payment of test fees. Once your registration is processed, log in to your CTC account and click on 'Schedule.' Choose your test date and location. Once this is verified, you will receive a confirmation email from Pearson VUE, the administrator for this exam.
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