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Course SummaryGet ready to pass the Ohio Assessments for Educators (OAE)- Middle Childhood (4-9) Assessment of Professional Knowledge (002) exam by studying this helpful test practice course. The engaging lessons help you review potential test topics, and the quizzes help ensure you're ready for test day.
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About This Course
Put your best foot forward on exam day with the help of this OAE Middle Childhood (4-9) Assessment of Professional Knowledge (002) study guide. Our experienced instructors will help you revisit topics covered in your teacher education program and get you acquainted with test material. Here you'll study subjects including cognitive development, student motivation and communication and the role of the professional educator. We've ensured these lessons and chapters are accessible to you on any smartphone, tablet or computer 24 hours a day for convenient study.
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This course was last updated in 2020.
Syllabus & Course Information
This comprehensive test prep course covers all the topics you'll need to know to do well on the exam. Areas of instruction include middle childhood development, the learning process and physical and psycho-social development. Once you finish this course, you should be able to achieve these goals:
- Outline the learning process
- Detail special education
- Explain concepts in student diversity and motivation
- Discuss effective assessment methods
- Understand standardized testing
- Outline successful assessment strategies
- Describe classroom management strategies
- Identify the importance of teacher professionalism
- Plan curriculum effectively
- Involve family and community in the education process
- Define the role of the professional educator
In 13 chapters containing a total of 137 bite-sized lessons, we've provided you with everything you need to know to do well on the Ohio Assessments for Educators - Middle Childhood (4-9) APK (002) exam. Assess your knowledge before test day using the lesson quizzes and chapter tests.
Ohio Assessments for Educators - Middle Childhood (4-9) APK (002) Exam Information
A passing score on this OAE Assessment of Professional Knowledge exam is one of the licensure requirements for middle school teachers in Ohio.
- Number of Questions: 102 questions
- Question Type: 100 multiple-choice, one case study written assignment, and one work product written assignment
- Time Limit: Three hours
- Exam Cost: $105
Ohio Assessments for Educators - Middle Childhood (4-9) APK (002) Exam Breakdown
|Ohio Assessments for Educators - Middle Childhood (4-9) APK Exam Concept||Percent of the Ohio Assessments for Educators - Middle Childhood (4-9) APK Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Student Development & Learning||24%||24 questions||42|
|Assessment, Instruction & the Learning Environment||50%||51 questions||77|
|The Professional Environment||26%||27 questions||18|
Preparing & Registering for the OAE Middle Childhood (4-9) Assessment of Professional Knowledge (002) Exam
This self-paced collection of lessons makes it easy to chart your own course of study. Select videos on the topics you want to review or scan the transcripts to get an idea of what you'll be tested on. You can also take the short multiple-choice quizzes included at the end of each lesson and chapter or complete a practice final to see which areas require some more study time.
This OAE exam is available year round at testing centers across the country. To select a test date and location that works for you, create an account containing your personal information on the OAE website. You can also use this account to change your registration info or access test scores.
Scoring the OAE Middle Childhood (4-9) Assessment of Professional Knowledge (002) Exam
You'll need a minimum score of 220 points to pass this exam. Test results are available through your e-mail or online account around two weeks after the end of the testing window in which your exam date falls.
Student Development and Learning
Question format: Multiple-choice questions
Exam topics covered: Middle childhood developmental stages and theories, developmental influences and challenges, the learning process, factors affecting student learning, student diversity, adaptive instructional strategies
What you'll study: Lessons aligned with this content domain can help you review the characteristics of children's cognitive, physical and psychosocial development. You'll also take another look at special education and student diversity topics, such as cultural responsive teaching strategies and methods for addressing cognitive delays.
Assessment, Instruction and the Learning Environment
Question format: Multiple-choice questions, case study
Exam topics covered: Assessment reliability and validity, assessment methods, effective feedback, curriculum scope and sequence, lesson and unit planning, instructional approaches, curriculum modifications, influences on student motivation, communication strategies, questioning techniques, characteristics of supportive classroom environments, behavior management strategies
What you'll study: Review characteristics of effective assessments alongside the issues associated with standardized testing. This study guide also includes lessons to help you revisit curriculum planning and teaching strategies, student motivation, communication and classroom management.
The Professional Environment
Question format: Multiple-choice questions, work product
Exam topics covered: Family and community partnerships, parent-teacher conferences, collaborative professional relationships, student rights, teacher roles and responsibilities, professional development opportunities, self-assessment methods, effective teaching behaviors
What you'll study: Wrap up your test preparation with lessons covering family and community involvement, the roles of professional educators and the characteristics of professional education organizations.
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