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Course SummaryThe New Mexico Teacher Assessments (NMTA) School Library Media Specialist exam has been replaced with the National Evaluation Series (NES) School Library Media Specialist test. This course is designed to get you fully prepared for the teacher certification exam in a few short weeks.
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About This Course
Check out this comprehensive test preparation course to get ready for the National Evaluation Series (NES) School Library Media Specialist exam. Through a series of bite-sized lessons and practice quizzes, you'll review important library media terms, teaching methods and concepts. The course is aligned with the following exam topics:
- Library media program roles
- Collaboration and communication in school libraries
- Library media specialist roles and responsibilities
- Planning and evaluating a library media program
- School library environment development and management
- Literacy promotion strategies
- Materials and methods for developing information literacy skills
- Literature for children and young adults
- Diverse student group resources and services
- School library teaching strategies
- Data and assessments for school librarians
- Library resource management
About the Exam
The NES School Library Media Specialist exam is intended for aspiring entry-level teachers who need to be licensed in the state of New Mexico. The computer-delivered exam has 150 questions that must be answered in a three-hour time frame. You'll be tested in several exam sections, including The Library Media Program (30%), Promoting Information Literacy Skills (40%) and Program Administration (30%). Testing centers are available throughout New Mexico and the United States, and you'll need to achieve a score of 220 in order to pass the exam.
NES School Library Media Specialist Exam Preparation and Registration
This course helps you prepare for the NES School Library Media Specialist exam wherever and whenever it's convenient. You can use any Internet-connected device to access the course, and you can work through it at your own pace. Your course dashboard allows you to navigate to the chapter topics you want to study. Inside each chapter is a handful of lessons that are taught by subject-matter experts. The lessons come with short self-assessments to help you make sure you fully understand important library media concepts. We've also included chapter exams and a final course assessment to help you get familiar with the types of questions you'll encounter on the NES exam. If you need any extra help with the material, you can submit questions to our instructors online.
You can complete your online test registration through the official NES website. You'll need to select your desired test date and nearby testing center, pay the exam fee and agree to NES testing policies. Test scores are available right after you take the exam, and you can expect to receive an official score report a few weeks following your test date.
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