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- Available Lessons: 98
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Course SummaryFlorida educators are expected to be knowledgeable about such topics as curriculum planning and professional development strategies. This comprehensive guide will help you better understand these and related concepts as you prepare for the FTCE Professional Education Test.
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About this Course
This study guide is designed to cover all of the aspects of teaching you would need to know as a Florida educator and help you prepare for the Florida Teacher Certification Examination (FTCE) Professional Education Test. The chapters comprising this course cover instructional design and planning, student-centered learning environments, instructional delivery, assessment strategies, professional improvement, code of ethics and conduct for Florida teachers, ELL teaching strategies and literacy teaching strategies. Lessons offer video and text formats that are easy to access at any time so you can conveniently fit study time into any schedule. Take self-assessment quizzes and chapter exams to check your understanding of each topic as you progress through the course.
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Syllabus & Course Information
By using this course, you will develop the ability to detail instructional and learning strategies, understand how to engage students, create effective learning environments and provide information about educator ethics. You will also:
- Utilize positive learning methods
- Apply effective classroom management techniques
- Describe teacher development processes and resources
- Discuss teacher roles
- Employ strategies for teaching ELL and ESL students
- Use literacy teaching methods and strategies for comprehension and vocabulary
- Assess student learning
This course contains 9 individual chapters broken down into 90 lessons in text and video formats. Lessons are accessible 24/7 from any device and lesson transcripts are printable so you can generate useful study materials.
FTCE Professional Education Test Exam Information
All public school teachers in Florida must take and pass the FTCE Professional Education Test to obtain the necessary certification to begin instructing in the classroom. Since it is imperative that this exam be passed, it is important to use a study tool like this course to ensure that you fully understand all topics you will be tested on.
- Number of Questions: 120 questions
- Question Type: Multiple choice
- Time Limit: 2.5 hours
- Exam Cost: $150
FTCE Professional Education Test Exam Breakdown
|FTCE Professional Education Test Exam Concept||Percent of the FTCE Professional Education Test Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Knowledge of instructional design and planning||18%||21 questions||14|
|Knowledge of appropriate student-centered learning environments||15%||18 questions||12|
|Knowledge of instructional delivery and facilitation through a comprehensive understanding of subject matter||18%||21 questions||8|
|Knowledge of various types of assessment strategies for determining impact on student learning||14%||16 questions||13|
|Knowledge of relevant continuous professional improvement||12%||14 questions||12|
|Knowledge of the Principles of Professional Conduct of the Education Profession in Florida||9%||10 questions||6|
|Knowledge of research-based practices appropriate for teaching English Language Learners (ELLs)||7%||8 questions||11|
|Knowledge of effective literacy strategies that can be applied across the curriculum to impact student learning||7%||8 questions||10|
FTCE Professional Education Exam Preparation & Registration
This course is meant to reinforce your knowledge of professional teaching methods and techniques that you will be tested on when taking the FTCE Professional Education exam. The lessons will prepare you to answer questions in each of the competency area of the exam, such as those addressing instructional goals and objectives, adapting learning environments for different learning styles, educational technology tools, student motivational strategies and student progress assessment. You'll also be able to answer questions about professional growth practices and ethical behavior for teachers as well as standards and effective instructional strategies in areas of language development, literacy and reading. Each lesson is accompanied by a printable transcript, which can be used as a study aid, and self-assessment quizzes that help you determine your readiness in taking this exam.
In order to register for this or any other FTCE exam, you must first create an account on the FTCE website. Here, you can add in your personal information and also pay registration fees online as well as select a test date, time and location. The registration process also allows you to select to which schools you wish to have your test scores reported. An admission ticket will be e-mailed to you following the registration process. You must present this admission ticket at the testing site on the day of the exam.
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