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Course SummaryThis extensive study guide enables you to review strategies and methods for instructing, assessing and preparing curricula for gifted students. The lessons in this course address the topics you could be tested on when taking the Praxis Gifted Education exam.
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This course is designed to help you refresh what you know or learn new facts about topics you'll have to recollect during the Praxis Gifted Education (5358) exam. You will have the opportunity to go over details about the characteristics of gifted education students, practices for teaching these students, creating effective learning environments and assessing student performance. Every topic is covered with a short, engaging video lesson that makes it fun and easy to learn what you need to know for this Praxis exam. Use your Dashboard to track your progress through the course and get support from experts using a brief contact form.
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With this course, you can review every concept you'll be tested on when taking the Praxis Gifted Education exam. You'll gain an understanding of how to identify and assess gifted students, plan curricula and use gifted education teacher resources. In addition, you will be able to:
- Define the history and principles of gifted education
- Describe the characteristics of gifted students
- Identify special issues in gifted education
- Apply effective gifted education teaching strategies
- Assist students in developing self-advocacy and -learning practices
- Create positive learning environments
- Produce, summarize and interpret student assessments
- Implement gifted education teacher development practices
This course is made up of 11 individual chapters broken down into 86 video and text lessons. Use assessment tools like short lesson quizzes and chapter exams to measure what you have retained as you go from topic to topic.
Praxis Gifted Education Exam Information
The Praxis Gifted Education exam is a teacher certification exam given in several states to those seeking licensure in the area of gifted education. This study guide is quick-reference preparation tool you can use to make sure you're fully ready to sit for the test.
- Number of Questions: 120 questions
- Question Type: Selected-response
- Time Limit: 2 hours
- Exam Cost: $120
Praxis Gifted Education Exam Breakdown
|Praxis Gifted Education Exam Concept||Percent of the Praxis Gifted Education Exam||Approximate Number of Questions||Chapter Lessons|
|Development and Characteristics of Gifted Students||21%||25 questions||17|
|Learning Environment for Gifted Students||19%||23 questions||11|
|Instruction of Gifted Students||28%||33 questions||29|
|Identification and Assessment of Gifted Students||18%||22 questions||18|
Praxis Gifted Education Exam Preparation & Registration
This study guide is a quick and effective reference tool you can use when preparing for the Praxis Gifted Education exam. You will review such topics as gifted education goals and principles; the cognitive, social and emotional development of gifted students; assessment processes in gifted education; lesson plan development and curriculum models; how to meet the learning needs of gifted students; and teaching gifted students self-advocacy and responsibility for their learning. You will also study ways in which to create effective learning environments; why assessments are important and how they are developed; and professional and career development practices for gifted education teachers. Short video and text lessons can be completed in less than ten minutes and are accessible from your iPad, iPhone, computer or any other device 24/7. Print lesson transcripts to create convenient reference materials. Confirm that you have adequate understanding of each topic by taking short quizzes and chapter exams.
There are three different ways in which you can register for the Gifted Education or any other Praxis exam: online, by phone or via email. You can complete the registration process online through the ETS website; pay the required fees with a credit or debit card and print out the admission ticket emailed to you once your registration has been processed. If registering by mail, you can download and print the Test Authorization Voucher Request Form and mail it to ETS; you will then be mailed a voucher with registration instructions. If phone registration is your choice, you will simply call the toll-free number and pay necessary fees with a credit or debit card. Additional charges may be attached when registering by phone.
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