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Course SummaryThe NMTA Assessment of Teacher Competency - Early Childhood exam assesses the pedagogic knowledge of teachers who want to work with young children in New Mexico. Use this course's lessons and practice quizzes to review and master all of the concepts you need to know for the test.
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About This Course
This study-guide course has been assembled to help aspiring teachers of young children prepare for the New Mexico Teacher Assessments (NMTA) Assessment of Teacher Competency - Early Childhood exam. These chapters make up a comprehensive review of the material you may see on the exam. With them you will be able to follow along with our professional instructors as they explain:
- Theories about learning and childhood development
- Techniques and components of teaching children as a 'whole'
- Adapting instruction to fit the needs of individual students
- Environmental factors that affect learning
- Creating and managing positive learning environments
- Important uses of communications in education
- Uses and forms of assessments in early childhood education
- Foundations and responsibilities of early childhood education
About the Exam
The NMTA Assessment of Teacher Competency - Early Childhood exam is used to ensure that teachers preparing to teach young children have an adequate pedagogic knowledge of early childhood education. To achieve this objective, this exam asks a series of 75 selected-response and four constructed-response questions. This is a computer-based test, and you will be given three hours to complete it. The passing score is 240.
Preparing & Registering for the NMTA Assessment of Teacher Competency - Early Childhood
Watch the lesson videos of this chapter and read the text lessons to improve your understanding of the topics covered by the NMTA Assessment of Teacher Competency - Early Childhood exam. After each lesson, take its quiz to discover topics you don't understand and review those parts of the lesson again. After you have completed the lessons and quizzes of a chapter, take the practice chapter exam to measure your overall understanding of the material presented.
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