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NMTA Elementary - Assessment of Professional Knowledge (051): Practice & Study Guide

Updated September 24, 2022

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The NMTA Elementary - Assessment of Professional Knowledge (051) exam has been discontinued. Please view the course Praxis Early Childhood Education Test (5025): Practice & Study Guide instead. That course is designed to fully prepare you for your teacher certification exam.

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What is Development? - Growth, Maturation & Learning

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14 hours of educational videos

172 self-paced lessons

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20 chapters in NMTA Elementary - Assessment of Professional Knowledge (051): Practice & Study Guide

Course Practice Test

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What is Development? - Growth, Maturation & Learning Video  Take Quiz
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Behavioral, Cognitive, Developmental, Social Cognitive & Constructivist Perspectives Video  Take Quiz
What are Cognitive, Social, and Emotional Development? Video  Take Quiz
What Is Physical Development? - Definition and Examples Video  Take Quiz
Linguistics: Language Development in Children Video  Take Quiz
Affective Growth & Development: Stages & Characteristics Text Lesson  Take Quiz
What Is Moral Development? - Definition & Stages Video  Take Quiz
The Interrelationships of Developmental Domains Video  Take Quiz
Gender Differences: The Nature Versus Nurture Debate Video  Take Quiz
How Genetics and the Environment Interact in Human Development Video  Take Quiz
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Facilitator of Learning: Definition & Concept Video  Take Quiz
Whole-Class vs. Small-Group Instruction Video  Take Quiz
Common Issues with Elementary School Children Video  Take Quiz
Impact of Parenting Styles on Different Styles of Learners Video  Take Quiz
Characteristics of Learning Styles Video  Take Quiz
Designing a Classroom for Different Learning Styles Text Lesson  Take Quiz
How Diversity Influences Student Achievement Video  Take Quiz
How Diversity Impacts Reading Instruction Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Gender Differences in the Classroom: Physical, Cognitive & Behavioral Video  Take Quiz
Culturally Relevant Teaching: Strategies & Definition Video  Take Quiz
Culturally-Responsive Classroom Management Strategies Video  Take Quiz
Strategies for Teaching ELL Students Video  Take Quiz
Maximizing Every Student's Potential Text Lesson  Take Quiz
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Forms of Assessment: Informal, Formal, Paper-Pencil & Performance Assessments Video  Take Quiz
Standardized Assessments & Formative vs. Summative Evaluations Video  Take Quiz
Qualities of Good Assessments: Standardization, Practicality, Reliability & Validity Video  Take Quiz
Validity in Assessments: Content, Construct & Predictive Validity Video  Take Quiz
The Reliability Coefficient and the Reliability of Assessments Video  Take Quiz
Performance Assessments: Product vs. Process Video  Take Quiz
Using Standard Deviation and Bell Curves for Assessment Video  Take Quiz
Norm- vs. Criterion-Referenced Scoring: Advantages & Disadvantages Video  Take Quiz
Using Mean, Median, and Mode for Assessment Video  Take Quiz
Standardized Tests in Education: Advantages and Disadvantages Video  Take Quiz
High-Stakes Testing: Accountability and Problems Video  Take Quiz
Special Education and Ecological Assessments Video  Take Quiz
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Curriculum Planning Process & Development Video  Take Quiz
What is Curriculum Planning? Video  Take Quiz
What is a Curriculum Model? Video  Take Quiz
What is a Curriculum Guide? Video  Take Quiz
What is Curriculum Mapping? Text Lesson  Take Quiz
How to Develop Lesson Plans Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Types of Curriculum Models Video  Take Quiz
What is Creative Curriculum? Video  Take Quiz
Using Essential Questions in Curriculum Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Teaching Resources & Curriculum Materials in Instructional Design Video  Take Quiz
Integrated Curriculum: Definition, Benefits & Examples Video  Take Quiz
How to Plan & Teach an Interdisciplinary Unit Video  Take Quiz
Curricular Accommodations & Modifications Video  Take Quiz
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Instructional Strategies: Hands-On, Interactive, Expository & Collaborative Video  Take Quiz
Direct Instruction & Discovery Instruction: Definition & Differences Video  Take Quiz
Differentiated Instruction: Adapting the Learning Environment for Students Video  Take Quiz
Expository Approaches to Instruction Video  Take Quiz
Advance Organizers in the Classroom: Teaching Strategies & Advantages Video  Take Quiz
Cooperative and Collaborative Learning in the Classroom Video  Take Quiz
Engaging Students in Learning Text Lesson  Take Quiz
How to Check for Understanding in the Classroom: Strategies Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Scaffolding Instruction for English Language Learners Video  Take Quiz
Teaching Creativity in the Classroom Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Effective Teaching: Strategies & Methods Video  Take Quiz
Independent Learning Strategies Video  Take Quiz
Cooperative Learning: Strategies & Techniques Video  Take Quiz
Learning-Focused Strategies for Teachers Video  Take Quiz
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