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Study.com makes the process of studying for the Reading Instruction Competence Assessment (RICA) simple and effective! The RICA is used to ensure California-trained candidates in the Multiple Subject Teaching Credential or Education Specialist Instruction Credential programs have the skills and knowledge to effectively instruct students in reading. To officially pass the RICA, candidates are required to earn a passing score on either the Written Examination or Video Performance Assessment. We offer the tools and resources you need to study for both RICA exams, so that no matter which you plan to take, you will be prepared!

A great way to begin your RICA test prep process with Study.com is to dive right in with our free 15-question practice test, found in our RICA study guides. This practice test gauges your current knowledge of key exam concepts and gives you a solid understanding of how best to tackle your study process. After taking the free practice test, you will receive a detailed diagnostic report that identifies areas of strength and highlights the best strategies for improving any areas of weakness.

Once you've completed the free RICA practice test, sign up with Study.com to gain full access to our complete suite of study tools and resources. Explore our comprehensive RICA course, which features dozens of engaging video and text lessons designed to build your mastery of key exam concepts. You can review all our lessons to get a well-rounded overview of RICA exam content or narrow your focus to lessons that cover the topics identified in the free practice test diagnostic report as areas of weakness. It's your choice! Also, enjoy access to dozens of short assessments that let you frequently check your knowledge of individual lessons and gauge your progress through the course.

We make it easy to confirm your familiarity with concepts covered on the RICA tests by offering access to hundreds of practice test questions. As with the free practice tests, our full-length tests emulate the content, style and format of questions you will encounter on actual RICA exams. They offer detailed diagnostic reports that identify and explain your correct answers and link you to lessons that can improve your knowledge of concepts you don't fully grasp. Take advantage of our huge library of questions as well as an onscreen timer that lets you gauge and improve your testing time!

As you take part in the RICA prep process, be sure to get up to speed with general RICA information by exploring our RICA resources. Gain valuable insight into RICA scoring, test day accommodations, exam costs and the RICA retake policy. You'll also learn all about RICA registration, how best to prepare for the day of your exam and top strategies for making your studies effective and efficient.

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