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Course SummaryAre you an aspiring Special Education teacher in Georgia? This study guide will help you prepare for part one of the GACE Special Education General Curriculum Test, which will assess your knowledge of Special Education pedagogy.
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About This Course
If you're a prospective educational professional in the state of Georgia, passing a number of Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Education (GACE) tests is a requirement for licensure. These tests also include relevant content exams to ensure you are qualified to teach certain subjects, grades and departments, including special education. This study guide covers the first of the two-part Special Education General Curriculum Test, featuring fast and fun video lessons to help you review what you need to know about planning an appropriate learning and social environment, as well as general instruction skills.
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Syllabus & Course Information
Our GACE study guides are specially designed to align with Georgia's current teaching and curriculum standards, including those that apply to special education. With this study guide, you can be sure that you'll be reviewing the key concepts and contents you will encounter on the Special Education General Curriculum Test. Part 1 of this test is divided into two subareas, which cover lesson planning and curriculum development, classroom management, and teaching strategies and techniques. When you have finished working through the guide, you will also be able to:
- Understand what makes a curriculum developmentally appropriate
- Define Universal Design and how this can help students with diverse special needs
- Implement research-based educational strategies that help promote academic progress, such as grouping formats, intervention services, and advance organizers
- Describe how assistive technology can help students with disabilities
- Recognize the characteristics of different learning styles
- Discuss the educational techniques and strategies used to instruct students with different learning styles and special needs
- Detail the ways a classroom can be designed to assist students with different learning styles
- Understand the environmental factors that can impact student performance
- Identify the characteristics and elements of lesson plans
- Design and maintain a safe classroom environment that supports all students
- Describe basic health and nutrition needs, as well as safety procedures for students
The GACE Special Education General Curriculum Test I study guide features 48 engaging video lessons within five chapters that you can review at your own pace. For extra practice, be sure to take the self-assessed quiz at the end of each lesson to see how you're coming along with the course material. After you've finished all the lessons in each chapter, challenge yourself further by taking the cumulative chapter test!
GACE Special Education General Curriculum Test I (081) Information
The GACE Special Education General Curriculum Test I (081) is part one of a two-part test, offered by the state of Georgia for prospective special education teachers, grades preschool to 12. (Note that the two parts of this test may be taken separately or in one sitting.)
- Number of Questions: 65 questions
- Question Type: Selected Response
- Time Limit: 2.5 hours
- Exam Cost: $123
GACE Special Education General Curriculum Test I (081) Breakdown
|GACE Concept||Percent of the Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Planning the Learning Environment and Social Interactions||52%||33-34 questions||19|
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