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Course SummaryIf you need some help preparing for Test I of the GACE Special Education Adapted Curriculum exam, look no further than this engaging course. Our comprehensive resource offers concise lessons, mini quizzes and tests and assistance from instructors. This Study.com course was last updated in 2018.
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It's easy to get ready for Test I of the GACE Special Education Adapted Curriculum exam in Georgia with the study materials provided in this test prep course. Fun lessons help you get acquainted with concepts like academic development, behaviorism, pragmatism and orthopedic impairment. Other topics covered in this course include developmental abnormalities, types of standardized tests, standard deviation, IDEA and cultural competency in communication. To ensure you're ready for the test, we've provided lesson quizzes and chapter tests to help you identify any areas that may require more work before test day. If you have any lingering questions as you work through the course, submit them through the Dashboard for an instructor to answer.
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Syllabus & Course Information
This study guide covers all of the concepts you can expect to encounter on Test I of the GACE Special Education Adapted Curriculum exam. Get reacquainted with information related to critical theory, traumatic brain injuries, testing bias, LRE and other specific topics, and ensure you're able to do the following:
- Discuss the basics of human behavior and development
- List and describe theoretical approaches to motivation and learning
- Detail the basics of education and characteristics of disability
- Explain a variety of outside impacts on disability
- Outline how to select different SPED assessments
- Discuss the use of assessment results in education
- Share facts about the educational legal rights of individuals with disabilities
- Identify and describe the professional responsibilities and roles of special education teachers
This entertaining course is divided into 8 chapters and 83 engaging lessons you can access anytime. There are multiple-choice quizzes paired with the lessons to let you quickly check your comprehension of key concepts. Broader practice exams make it easy to confirm your knowledge of each chapter and the entire course.
GACE Special Education Adapted Curriculum Test I Exam Information
The purpose of the GACE Special Education Adapted Curriculum exam is to assess the knowledge of prospective teachers of adapted special education in the state of Georgia. The test is divided into two subareas: Test I and Test II. Test I focuses on learner development and characteristics, assessment, and foundations and professional responsibilities.
- Number of Questions: 90 questions (180 questions, if combined with Test II)
- Question Type: Selected-response questions
- Time Limit: 2 hours and 10 minutes (4 hours and 20 minutes, if combined with Test II)
- Exam Cost: $123 (Test I); $193 (Test I & Test II)
GACE Special Education Adapted Curriculum Test I Exam Breakdown
|GACE Exam Test I Concept||Percent of the GACE Exam Test I||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Development and characteristics of learners||36%||32-33 questions||40 lessons|
|Assessment||26%||23-24 questions||20 lessons|
|Foundations and professional responsibilities||38%||34-35 questions||23 lessons|
GACE Special Education Adapted Curriculum Test I Preparation & Registration
To assist you as you study for the GACE Special Education Adapted Curriculum Test I, we've made this course accessible to you 24 hours a day on any computer or mobile device. You'll study topics such as human development, the outside impacts on disability and selecting assessments for special education. This course is self-paced to allow you all the time you need for a quick review or a more in-depth study.
Once you're ready to take the GACE Special Education Adapted Curriculum Test I, register online or by phone and set up an account. These exams are offered at various times throughout the year, and you'll have a chance to select your requested location and time during registration. Candidates must register for the exam they'd like to take at least two full days prior to the date of the test. Test-takers are asked to arrive 30 minutes prior to the time of their exam with an admissions ticket and a valid form of government-issued photo ID.
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