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NMTA Secondary - Assessment of Professional Knowledge (052): Practice & Study Guide

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What Is Adolescence? - Definition, Stages & Characteristics

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What Is Adolescence? - Definition, Stages & Characteristics Video  Take Quiz
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What is Development? - Growth, Maturation & Learning Video  Take Quiz
Cognitive Development in Adolescence: Piaget's Formal Operations Stage Video  Take Quiz
Behavioral, Cognitive, Developmental, Social Cognitive & Constructivist Perspectives Video  Take Quiz
Changes in Cognitive Development During Adolescence Video  Take Quiz
Common Issues with Middle/Secondary School Children Video  Take Quiz
What Is Physical Development? - Definition and Examples Video  Take Quiz
Physical Growth in Adolescence Video  Take Quiz
The Secular Trend in Growth and Puberty Development Video  Take Quiz
Health and Fitness in Adolescence Video  Take Quiz
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Gender Differences in Adolescent Development Video  Take Quiz
Gender Identity in Adolescent Development Video  Take Quiz
Sexual Development and Maturation of the Adolescent Video  Take Quiz
Sexuality in Adolescence: Attitudes, Behaviors, & Values Video  Take Quiz
Issues Related to Sexual Behaviors in Adolescence Video  Take Quiz
Influences of Sexual Harassment and Abuse on Adolescent Development Video  Take Quiz
James Marcia's Identity Theory: Understanding Adolescents' Search For Identity Video  Take Quiz
Changes in Sense of Self From Childhood to Adolescence Video  Take Quiz
Social Development of Adolescents: Identity Video  Take Quiz
Decision Making and Risk Taking Behaviors in Adolescence Video  Take Quiz
The Role of School in Children's Social & Emotional Development Video  Take Quiz
Creativity and Intelligence in Adolescence Video  Take Quiz
Moral & Prosocial Behavior: Definitions & Examples of Classroom Applications Video  Take Quiz
Atypical Human Development: Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
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What is Learning? - Understanding Effective Classroom Strategies Video  Take Quiz
Cognitive Processes in Learning: Types, Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Cooperative and Collaborative Learning in the Classroom Video  Take Quiz
Peers, Schools, and Adolescent Development Video  Take Quiz
Problems with Adjustment in Adolescence Video  Take Quiz
Life Situation Issues in Adolescence Video  Take Quiz
Counseling in Middle/Secondary Schools Video  Take Quiz
Bloom's Taxonomy and Assessments Video  Take Quiz
Impact of Parenting Styles on Different Styles of Learners Video  Take Quiz
Constructivism: Overview & Practical Teaching Examples Video  Take Quiz
Educating Students with Special Needs Video  Take Quiz
What Is Special Needs? - Definition, Types & Law Video  Take Quiz
Special Education: Definition, Types & Philosophy Video  Take Quiz
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What is Diversity? - Definition & Meaning Video  Take Quiz
Functions of School: Socialization, Cultural Transmission, Integration & Latent Functions Video  Take Quiz
Agents of Socialization: Family, Schools, Peers and Media Video  Take Quiz
Family Values and Relationships in Adolescence Video  Take Quiz
Culturally Responsive Teaching (CRT): Theory, Research & Strategies Video  Take Quiz
Schooling: Cultural Differences in Schooling Theory Video  Take Quiz
Stereotypes and Cultural Factors During Adolescence Video  Take Quiz
The Effect of Culture, Socialization & Culture Shock on Education Video  Take Quiz
Social Mobility Definition and Types: Intragenerational vs. Intergenerational & Vertical vs. Horizontal Video  Take Quiz
Poverty in the United States: Definitions of Relative & Absolute Poverty Video  Take Quiz
Global Stratification Definition: Differences in Income Levels and Poverty Video  Take Quiz
Learning Disabilities: How to Identify Children with a Learning Disability Video  Take Quiz
Cognitive & Social Functioning Delays: Adapting Instruction for Learners Video  Take Quiz
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Formal Assessments: Examples & Types Video  Take Quiz
Informal Assessments in the Classroom: Examples & Types Video  Take Quiz
Use and Misuse of Assessments in the Classroom Video  Take Quiz
Qualities of Good Assessments: Standardization, Practicality, Reliability & Validity Video  Take Quiz
Validity in Assessments: Content, Construct & Predictive Validity Video  Take Quiz
Testing Bias, Cultural Bias & Language Differences in Assessments Video  Take Quiz
Special Education and Ecological Assessments Video  Take Quiz
Scaffolding Instruction for English Language Learners Video  Take Quiz
Performance Assessments: Product vs. Process Video  Take Quiz
Summarizing Assessment Results: Understanding Basic Statistics of Score Distribution Video  Take Quiz
Summarizing Assessment Results: Comparing Test Scores to a Larger Population Video  Take Quiz
Parent Teacher Conference Tips Video  Take Quiz
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Direct Instruction & Discovery Instruction: Definition & Differences Video  Take Quiz
What Is Differentiated Instruction? - Examples, Definition & Activities Video  Take Quiz
Differentiated Instruction: Adapting the Learning Environment for Students Video  Take Quiz
What Is Scaffolding Instruction? Video  Take Quiz
Expository Approaches to Instruction Video  Take Quiz
Questioning Techniques in the Classroom Video  Take Quiz
Modifications for Special Education Students: Definition & Checklist Video  Take Quiz
Accommodations for Special Education Students Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Special Education Procedural Safeguards: IDEA & Explanation Video  Take Quiz
Strategies for Teaching ELL Students Video  Take Quiz
Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach Video  Take Quiz
Adapting Instruction for Learners With Sensory Challenges Video  Take Quiz
Using Technology in the Classroom Video  Take Quiz
Technology in the Classroom: Advantages & Disadvantages Video  Take Quiz
Effects of Technology in the Classroom Text Lesson  Take Quiz
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The Importance of Motivation in an Educational Environment Video  Take Quiz
The Role of Motivation in Self-Regulated Learning Video  Take Quiz
Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation in Education: Definition & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Using Intrinsic and Extrinsic Motivation to Enhance Learning Video  Take Quiz
Goal Orientation Theory: How Goals Affect Student Motivation & Behavior Video  Take Quiz
Social-Cognitive Learning Theory: Definition and Examples Video  Take Quiz
Teacher Expectations & Attributions Video  Take Quiz
What is Communication? - Definition & Importance Video  Take Quiz
What is the Communication Process? - Definition & Steps Video  Take Quiz
Effective Questioning Techniques in the Classroom Text Lesson  Take Quiz
Teaching Creativity in the Classroom Text Lesson  Take Quiz
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Classroom Management Techniques Video  Take Quiz
Instructional Strategies: Hands-On, Interactive, Expository & Collaborative Video  Take Quiz
Least Restrictive Environment (LRE) in Special Education: Definition & Law Video  Take Quiz
Using Wait Time in the Classroom Video  Take Quiz
Advance Organizers in the Classroom: Teaching Strategies & Advantages Video  Take Quiz
Reducing Undesirable Behaviors in the Classroom Video  Take Quiz
Applying the Premack Principle in the Classroom Video  Take Quiz
Behaviorism: Overview & Practical Teaching Examples Video  Take Quiz
Collaborative Skills: Definition & Explanation Video  Take Quiz
What Is Collaboration in the Workplace? - Definition, Benefits & Examples Video  Take Quiz
Conflict Resolution: Managing Conflict in Organizations Video  Take Quiz
Social Responsibility in Organizations Video  Take Quiz
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Parenting Styles: Authoritarian, Permissive & Neglectful Video  Take Quiz
Family Systems: Definition and Types Video  Take Quiz
What Is a Non-Traditional Family? - Definition of Options Video  Take Quiz
Family Challenges: Divorce, Blended Families & Family Violence Video  Take Quiz
Issues with Changing Family Patterns Video  Take Quiz
Parent-Teacher Conferences: Tips for Teachers Video  Take Quiz
Types of Work Teams: Functional, Cross-Functional & Self-Directed Video  Take Quiz
The Communication Process Video  Take Quiz
Types of Communication: Interpersonal, Non-Verbal, Written & Oral Video  Take Quiz
Elements of Effective Communication in the Workplace Video  Take Quiz
Business & the Community: Partnerships & Interactions Video  Take Quiz
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Becoming an Effective Teacher Video  Take Quiz
No Child Left Behind: Summary, Pros & Cons Video  Take Quiz
Current Trends in Special Education Video  Take Quiz
IDEA: Individuals with Disabilities Education Act - History and Summary Video  Take Quiz
Education for All Handicapped Children Act: Summary & Impact Video  Take Quiz
What Are Section 504 Regulations & Accommodations in Public Schools? Video  Take Quiz
How Students Qualify for Special Education Services Video  Take Quiz
Title IX & Gender Equity: Definition & Facts Video  Take Quiz
Consequences of Stress at Work: Physiological, Psychological & Behavioral Symptoms Video  Take Quiz
How to Deal with Stress in the Workplace Video  Take Quiz
Employee Self-Assessment: Example & Concept Video  Take Quiz

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