NYSTCE MultiSubject  Teachers of Early Childhood (BirthGrade 2)(211/212/245): Practice & Study Guide
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About This NYSTCE MultiSubject  Teachers of Early Childhood (BirthGrade 2) Exam Study Guide
The objective of this course is to help you prepare for the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations NYSTCE MultiSubject: Teachers of Early Childhood (Birth  Grade 2) exam. Use our lessons to improve your understanding of the topics taught to young children and some of the strategies used to do so. For your convenience, the lessons have been organized into subjectspecific chapters covering strategies for vocabulary instruction, language processing and phonics, phonemic awareness and fluency, and much more!
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NYSTCE MultiSubject  Teachers of Early Childhood (BirthGrade 2) Course Information
This course is designed to prepare you for the NYSTCE MultiSubject  Teachers of Early Childhood (BirthGrade 2) exam, covering all of the topics outlined in the official test materials provided by Pearson Education, Inc. Our professional instructors created this comprehensive course to help you master these objectives. Some of the topics covered in this course are listed below:
Part One  Literacy and English Language Arts
 Show knowledge of children's literature genres and informational texts
 Analyze and evaluate different styles of writing recognizing characteristics and key elements
 Apply instructional techniques promoting language and vocabulary development
 Select appropriate text material for literacy instruction
 Provide skilled instruction to support reading, writing, listening and speaking
 Integrate concepts from a variety of texts to support instruction
 Apply understanding of factors affecting the development of reading, listening, writing and speaking to instructional planning
 Analyze student data of multiple sources and apply pedagogical knowledge in order to create appropriate instruction
Part Two  Mathematics
 Use baseten system and apply knowledge of place value and properties of operations to justify algorithms
 Interpret arithmetic through use of properties and operations
 Utilize rational numbers to solve realworld problems
 Show connections between numbers, operations, and algebraic thinking
 Model and solve problems using algebraic equations, expressions, and functions
 Analyze and solve problems using ratio and proportional reason
 Understand connections between division and multiplication and between ratios and rates
 Use measurement concepts
 Demonstrate understanding of angle measure, perimeter, area, surface area, and volume
 Interpret data and draw inferences from data distributions
 Make inferences through use of probability and statistics
 Apply understanding of how children learn to mathematical instruction
 Utilize various strategies leading to mathematical fluency
 Differentiate mathematical instruction by use of assessment of individual student data
Part Three  Arts and Sciences
 Use scientific inquiry and investigation in physical science, biological science, and technology
 Recognize multidiscipline relationships between mathematics, science, technology, and others
 Discuss major historical, economic and political developments and the impact of geography, society and culture of New York State, the USA, and the world
 Identify the concepts of human development and interactions
 Outline the roles, rights and responsibilities of US citizens
 Discuss the cultural implications, concepts, and works of the visual arts, musical arts, drama, and dance
 Promote personal wellbeing, interpersonal, and community health and safety
 Develop life skills and physical fitness routines based on physical education concepts and practices
 Understand family and interpersonal relationships as they relates to child development and care
 Manage personal resources through application of consumer economic skills
 Explain how to seek and maintain employment, how to practice workplace behavior and responsibilities, and how to develop skills for a chosen career
NYSTCE MultiSubject  Teachers of Early Childhood (BirthGrade 2) Course Format
This course is made up of 343 lessons in 42 chapters covering the concepts that you'll need to know to do well on the NYSTCE CST MultiSubject: Teachers of Early Childhood exam. Make sure you're ready for test day by answering the questions on our lesson quizzes and chapter tests to identify areas that need more work.
NYSTCE MultiSubject  Teachers of Early Childhood (BirthGrade 2) Exam Information
 Number of Questions: 122 questions (41 in part one, 41 in part two and 40 in part three)
 Question Type: 120 selectedresponse and two constructedresponse questions (40 selectedresponse questions and one constructedresponse question in part one; 40 selectedresponse questions and one constructedresponse question in part two; 40 selectedresponse questions in part three)
 Time Limit: Five hours and 30 minutes for all three parts
 Exam Cost: $179 for all three parts ($65part one, $65part two, $49part three)
NYSTCE MultiSubject  Teachers of Early Childhood (BirthGrade 2)
Part One: Literacy and English Language Arts
Exam Concept  Percentage of Exam Per Topic  Number of Questions Per Topic 

Knowledge of Literacy & Language Arts  30%  17 
Instruction in Foundational Literacy Skills  30%  17 
Instruction in English Language Arts  10%  6 
Analysis, Synthesis, and Application(constructed response)  30%  1 
Part Two: Mathematics
Exam Concept  Percentage of Exam Per Topic  Number of Questions Per Topic 

Number and Operations  20%  10 
Operations and Algebraic Thinking  30%  15 
Measurement, Geometry, and Data  20%  10 
Instruction in Mathematics  10%  5 
Analysis, Synthesis, and Application(constructed response)  20%  1 
Part Three: Arts and Sciences
Exam Concept  Percentage of Exam Per Topic  Number of Questions Per Topic 

Science and Technology  40%  16 
Social Studies  40%  16 
Fine Arts, Health and Fitness, Family and Consumer Science, and Career Development  20%  8 
Registering and Preparing for the NYSTCE MultiSubject  Teachers of Early Childhood (BirthGrade 2)
You will need to register for this exam on the NYSTCE website. First, you must create an account with the NYSTCE. When you register, you will be given the option to take the parts of the exam all at one time or separately. The exam may be taken at testing sites nationwide and is offered yearround. If you need to withdraw from a testing session, you can, as long as it is done no later than 24 hours before your scheduled appointment.
Prepare for the NYSTCE CST MultiSubject: Teachers of Early Childhood exam by studying our short lessons, accessible via computer or mobile device. Then, take the assessment that follows to test your understanding of the material. Alternatively, these short assessments can be printed off and used as helpful study guide worksheets. Once you have completed each chapter, test your knowledge with the practice exam.
For more information on registering and preparing for the NYSTCE CST MultiSubject: Teachers of Early Childhood (BirthGrade 2) exam, check out our NYSTCE Informational Resources.
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