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Course SummaryIn this study guide, you have the opportunity to review information about curriculum development, learning theories, assessment methods and differentiated instruction. These topics are addressed on the Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE) Curriculum and Instruction exam.
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About This Course
From curriculum design to educational research, this course covers all the material that you must understand when taking the GACE Curriculum and Instruction exam. You will study details about development theories and delays, the influence of language and culture in the classroom, and teacher development and collaborative practices. After you complete this chapter, you should have increased your knowledge of the following topics:
- Curriculum development processes
- Promoting learning in the classroom
- Differentiated instruction strategies
- Educational research methodologies
- Developmental theories and atypical human development
- Learning theories and their impact on teaching strategies
- Cultural and language diversity in the classroom
- Educational assessment tools and methods
- Trends and professional development practices in education
About the Exam
In Georgia, the GACE Curriculum and Instruction exam is used to determine a candidate's knowledge level about curriculum design, assessment practices and learning theories as they seek certification in this field. It is a computer-based exam consisting of 100 selected-response and three constructed-response questions. The selected-response questions are divided into five subareas: curriculum and instruction; research; students as learners; assessment; and professional practices. The curriculum and instruction subarea accounts for 23% of the exam, the students as learners and the assessment subareas amount to 14% each, and research and professional practices are equal to 12% each. The constructed-response section accounts for 25% of the exam. Candidates have two hours and 45 minutes to complete the entire test. A passing score for this exam is 250.
GACE Curriculum and Instruction Exam Preparation & Registration
This extensive study guide is one of the quickest and most convenient ways in which you can review information you need to know when sitting for the GACE Curriculum and Instruction exam. You will gain insight into how curriculum is designed, evaluated and implemented; methods used to modify and adapt instruction and learning environments; research methods in learning and curriculum design; assessment types and summarizations; and teacher development resources. You will also learn more about creating effective learning environments, applying differentiated instruction strategies, understanding developmental disorders and recognizing language and cultural influences in the classroom. Video and text lessons provide brief overviews of each topic and take only minutes to review. Lessons are accessible from any device 24/7, and you can even choose to print out transcripts for handy reference purposes. Measure what you have learned using quizzes and chapter exams prior to taking the GACE Curriculum and Instruction exam.
Registration for this exam is completed online by creating accounts on the Georgia Professional Standards Commission and Educational Testing Service (ETS) websites. You can also register by phone. Once all required information is conveyed and exam fees paid with a debit or credit card or through PayPal, you will be notified of approval to take the exam. You can then log in to your ETS account and choose the date and test site of your exam.
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