- Course type: Self-paced
- Available Lessons: 45
- Average Lesson Length: 8 min
Eligible for Certificate: Yes
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Course SummaryThis self-paced practice and study guide addresses all of the topics you'll find on the FTCE General Knowledge Mathematics subtest. Use our bite-sized video lessons with self-assessment quizzes to check your understanding of the concepts and make sure that you're ready to take the test.
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About this Course
Those taking the Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE) Mathematics subtest will need to demonstrate an understanding of math used in the real world involving the four mathematics operations, as well as measurement, algebra and data interpretation. Not only will test-takers make comparisons and find solutions, but they will also use higher-order thinking skills to make inferences or evaluate and analyze conclusions. Our short video lessons are designed to be entertaining and engaging, making them a fun and efficient way to review material for this test. Instructors can be reached at any time via an online contact form if you have any questions regarding these subjects.
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Syllabus & Course Information
This guide helps you meet such objectives as solving simple operational and word problems; calculating area, volume, perimeter; understanding properties of shapes; and evaluating algebraic expressions. You should also be able to:
- Use a number line
- Perform conversion in the metric system
- Apply geometric formulas
- Make estimates and predictions using data
- Calculate probabilities
This portion of the FTCE General Knowledge Test study guide, which address topics in mathematics you will find on the test, is broken down into 5 chapters containing a total of 36 lessons in video or text formats. Lessons are accessible from any device 24/7, making it possible for self-paced and convenient study time.
FTCE General Knowledge Mathematics Subtest Exam Information
The FTCE General Knowledge exam measures the basic knowledge of aspiring teachers before they begin working in the classroom. The Mathematics subtest is one of four subtests that must be passed before teachers in Florida are granted certification in this field.
- Number of Questions: 45 questions
- Question Type: Multiple choice
- Time Limit: 100 minutes
- Exam Cost: $130 (for any combination of subtests)
FTCE General Knowledge Mathematics Subtest Exam Breakdown
|FTCE General Knowledge Mathematics Subtest Exam Concept||Percent of the General Knowledge Mathematics Subtest Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Knowledge of number sense, concepts and operations||17%||7 questions||10|
|Knowledge of geometry and measurement||21%||9 questions||14|
|Knowledge of algebraic thinking and the coordinate plane||29%||13 questions||4|
|Knowledge of probability, statistics and data interpretation||33%||14 questions||8|
Preparing & Registering for the FTCE General Knowledge Test
By using our study guide, you'll become familiar with the concepts included on the FTCE General Knowledge test and encompassed in the mathematics subtest. The engaging videos will help you review topics studied in college courses and possibly fill in a few holes in your math learning. In our related lessons, you can learn about the order of operations, ratio and proportion, linear equations, and analysis of data sets. At the end of each short lesson, you'll find a multiple-choice quiz to gauge your grasp of the information being taught. These quick quizzes can also serve as a handy way to practice for the format of the actual FTCE General Knowledge test.
You can make an appointment to take this test at any time of the year, either online or by phone. On test day, a math reference sheet and online calculator will be provided in the testing center.
Scoring the FTCE General Knowledge Mathematics Subtest
Your test scores will be available online within 4 weeks of the exam date. In order to pass this subtest, a scaled score of at least 200 is required, or 69% of the questions answered correctly. FTCE scores for the multiple-choice style subtests are reported as either pass or fail on the date that you take the test.
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