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Course SummaryRefer to this extensive study guide to review gifted education instructional strategies, curriculum development and more. This course is designed to cover all of the concepts you could be tested on when taking the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations (NYSTCE) Gifted Education exam. This Study.com course was last updated in 2018.
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Use this course to refresh your memory or learn new facts about various gifted education topics prior to taking the NYSTCE Gifted Education exam. You'll find lessons on the development of gifted students, assessing gifted students, curriculum development, gifted learning environments, and the interpretation of student assessments. Each short lesson takes only minutes to review and can be accessed as many times as needed to ensure your full understanding of every topic. Experienced instructors guide you easily through this material, and experts can be contacted with any questions via a brief online form. Self-assessment lesson quizzes and chapter exams measure what you have learned and retained as you move through this course.
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Syllabus & Course Information
Fully prepare yourself for the NYSTCE Gifted Education exam by studying this detailed course. You can study information about students' and teachers' rights in gifted education, differentiated instruction practices, and professional development for gifted education teachers. Once you have completed this guide, you should be able to:
- Define and discuss the history of gifted education
- Discuss the development of gifted students
- Identify special issues in gifted education
- Explain how gifted students are assessed and identified
- Detail curriculum planning and instructional strategies in gifted education
- Understand how to teach students self-advocacy and self-assessment
- Describe gifted education learning environments
- Perform assessments on gifted students
- Summarize assessment results
This course is made up of 11 individual chapters broken down into 93 video and text lessons. All lessons are accessible from any device 24/7, and the transcripts are printable so you can create quick-reference study materials if needed.
NYSTCE Gifted Education Exam Information
The NYSTCE Gifted Education exam is a content specialty exam administered to licensed New York State teachers who seek to work in this area.
- Number of Questions: 91 questions
- Question Type: Selected and constructed response
- Time Limit: 3 hours and 15 minutes
- Exam Cost: $134
NYSTCE Gifted Education Exam Breakdown
Note that this table reflects only the 90 selected-response questions on this exam. There is an additional constructed-response question worth 20% of the score which covers concepts found throughout the other test areas.
|NYSTCE Gifted Education Concept||Percent of NYSTCE Gifted Education Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Foundations of Gifted Education and Professional Practice||13%||15 questions||15|
|Development and Characteristics of Students Who Are Gifted and Talented||13%||15 questions||14|
|Assessment, Evaluation, and Differentiated Education Plans||14%||15 questions||23|
|Learning Environments, Social Interactions, and Communication||13%||15 questions||7|
|Planning and Instruction||14%||15 questions||29|
|Gifted Services and Collaboration||13%||15 questions||5|
NYSTCE Gifted Education Exam Preparation & Registration
You'll find this study guide to be a quick and convenient way to prepare for the NYSTCE Gifted Education exam. Lessons cover gifted education principles, needs and characteristics of gifted children, identifying gifted students, lesson plan development, and the teaching of communication, self-assessment, critical thinking and nonacademic skills in gifted students. You'll also review how to create an effective learning environment and use various professional development resources for gifted education teachers.
You can register for this exam by creating an account on the NYSTCE website. Once you have submitted registration information and remitted payment of exam fees, you can then click on 'schedule' to set your test date, time and site. Scheduling for NYSTCE exams is done on a first-come, first-served basis.
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