GACE Media Specialist Test I (101): Practice & Study Guide

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This study guide helps you review all the topics you need to know to succeed on the Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators (GACE) Media Specialist exam. Study topics like library resources, educational technology and library media programs from your phone, mobile device or computer.
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8 chapters in GACE Media Specialist Test I (101): Practice & Study Guide

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Lesson 1 - What Is Physical Development? - Definition and Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14228].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14228].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - What are Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Development? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14227].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[14227].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Behaviorism: Overview & Practical Teaching Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21171].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21171].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Constructivism: Overview & Practical Teaching Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21172].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[21172].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Cognitivism: Overview & Practical Teaching Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[85174].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[85174].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Gender Differences in the Classroom: Physical, Cognitive & Behavioral Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1845].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1845].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Factors Related to Student Academic Progress Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48545].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48545].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 2. Types of Literature {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[417927].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What Is Fiction? - Definition & Types Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29252].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[29252].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Literary Nonfiction: Biographies & Autobiographies Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28695].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28695].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Literary Nonfiction: Essays, Diaries, Letters, & More Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28694].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28694].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Informational Text: Editorials, Articles, Speeches & More Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28696].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[28696].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Folk Literature: Definition & Books Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20837].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[20837].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 3. Overview of Literature for Children & Young Adults {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[417929].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is Children's Literature? - History, Themes & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8034].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[8034].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Genres in Children's Literature Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61629].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61629].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Children's Literature: Issues, Trends & Appreciation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[369699].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[369699].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Contemporary Young Adult Fiction: Topics, Themes & Place Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54188].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[54188].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Young Adult Literature: Issues, Trends & Appreciation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[369701].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[369701].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Awards for Excellence in Children's & Young Adult Literature Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[416823].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[416823].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Awards for Excellence in Adult Literature Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[416825].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[416825].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - Major Trends in Children's & Young Adult Literature Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[369703].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[369703].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 4. Instructional Models & Literacy Promotion {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[417931].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - What is a Reading Model? - Definition & Overview Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61104].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[61104].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Research-Based Reading Programs: Definition & Implementation Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417933].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417933].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - What is Readers' Workshop? Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[115747].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[115747].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Balanced Literacy: Activities & Examples Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53960].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[53960].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Promoting & Modeling Joy of Reading to Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[369691].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[369691].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Information Problem-Solving Models in Curriculum Design Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417935].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417935].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Effective Lesson Plans: Characteristics & Elements Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48209].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48209].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Developing Measurable Learning Objectives Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48210].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[48210].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Differentiated Instruction: Adapting the Learning Environment for Students Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1896].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1896].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Cooperative and Collaborative Learning in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1900].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1900].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Authentic Learning Activities: Examples & Concept Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5772].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[5772].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 6 - Inquiry-Based Learning: Definition, Examples & Model Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59068].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59068].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 7 - Teaching Critical Thinking Skills Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31769].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31769].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 8 - How to Advance Creativity in a Learning Environment Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1821].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1821].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 9 - Student Assessment in the Classroom: Tools & Methods Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59946].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[59946].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 10 - Using Technology in the Classroom Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31797].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31797].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 11 - Classroom Management Techniques Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1901].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[1901].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 12 - Technology-Based Classroom Management Resources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31633].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[31633].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Ch 6. Selecting, Acquiring & Maintaining Library Resources {{cp.topicAssetIdToProgress[417941].percentComplete}}% complete
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Lesson 1 - Creating a Selection Policy for a Library Media Program Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417943].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417943].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Developing & Managing a High-Quality Library Collection Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[369729].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[369729].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Using Bibliographic Sources in a Library Media Program Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417949].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417949].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Professional Literature for Teachers: Trends & Resources Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[369677].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[369677].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 1 - Descriptive & Subject Cataloging in a Library Media Program Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417955].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417955].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 2 - Dewey Decimal System: Definition, History & Example Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[24359].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[24359].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 3 - Organizing School Library Collections Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[369733].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[369733].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 4 - Promoting Acquisitions & Services in a Library Media Program Score: {{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417959].bestScoreCorrect}}/{{cp.lessonAssetIdToProgress[417959].bestScoreQuestions}}  Take Quiz Optional
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Lesson 5 - Library Bulletin Board Ideas

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