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About This Course
In this engaging test prep course, we've provided you with a variety of resources you can use to do your best on the MTEL Physical Education exam. These include lessons on subjects ranging from motor development and learning, rhythmic movement and dance to exercise physiology and safety issues in physical education. You can work at your own pace as you study for the exam, utilizing the whole course or specific lessons and chapters as needed. This course is designed to assist you in understanding the following concepts:
- Childhood and adolescence human growth and development
- The fundamentals of the human body systems
- Motor learning and development
- Non-locomotor, locomotor and manipulative skills
- Human kinesiology and biomechanics
- Rhythmic dance and movement
- Using games and sports in physical education
- Outdoor, aquatic and recreational activities
- Movement activities and responsible behavior
- Physical fitness and exercise physiology
- Teaching personal fitness plans and cardiorespiratory fitness
- Muscular strength, endurance and flexibility
- Physical activity and nutrition
- The goals, purposes and history of physical education
- Physical education instruction
- Promoting inclusion and special needs in physical education
- Assessments and safety issues in physical education
- Ethical and legal standards in physical education
- Rules and skills of softball
- The history and rules of soccer
- Rules and techniques of tennis
- The history and rules of track and field and volleyball
About the Exam
The Massachusetts Tests for Education Licensure (MTEL) exam is administered to prospective teachers in the state of Massachusetts for licensure as physical education teachers. Test candidates are give four hours to complete the computer-administered exam. The 100 multiple-choice questions is portioned into subareas that include physical development and motor learning, the physical education program, movement activities and the principles of physical education. Each of these subareas make up 20 percent of your overall score. One open-response question addresses the integration of understanding and knowledge, and it makes up the remaining 20 percent of your score. An overall exam score of 240 is required to pass this test.
MTEL Physical Education Exam Preparation & Registration
All of the topics you'll be tested on are covered thoroughly by our expert instructors in this MTEL Physical Education test prep course. Safety issues in physical education, the rules of soccer and softball, special needs in physical education, nutrition and physical activity are just a few of the subjects presented. We've also included self-assessment quizzes with each lesson and tests with each chapter to help you track your progress as you move along and to help you see how you might do on exam day.
Registration for the MTEL Physical Education exam must be completed with a valid credit card. At time of registration, you'll be able to schedule a test appointment and time. Once you register for the exam, you have one year before your registration expires. On test day, all candidates are asked to report to the exam center 15 minutes before the test time. You will be required to provide the proper forms of identification in order to be admitted. Test-takers are encouraged to dress warmly in layers and wear soft-soled shoes to maintain the quiet environment of the testing center.
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