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General Knowledge Test (GKT)
- GKT Subtest Analysis. Students will learn the composition of each subject test: English, math, reading, and writing. Students will also gain understanding in the point breakdown of each subject test, helping them to be strategic in how they study and how they approach each individual subject test.
- English. Students will learn quick strategies for the English subtest. Students learn pacing approaches to maximize their time on the English test. Students will also gain insight on grammar rules and concepts that show up regularly on the GKT.
- Math. Students will learn to navigate the math section of the GKT with strategic precision. and learn how to use the multiple-choice options to their benefit when solving complex problems. Students will acquire math skills specifically tested on the GKT. Students will use point builders to maximize their score.
- Reading. Students will learn approaches to pacing essential to mastering the reading subtest of the GKT. Students will gain insight and strategies in reading critically to maximize point acquisition. Students will understand the different types of questions: main idea, inference, writer's point of view, generalization, etc. Students will learn how to put it all together to employ a strategic approach to the reading comprehension on the GKT.
- Writing. Students will learn to apply a specific writing formula to gain as many points as possible on the writing subtest. Students will organize their essays according to the formula and use complex sentences and transitions, essay graders are looking for.
Professional Education Test (ProED)
- Instructional Design and Planning. Students will examine appropriate methods, strategies, and evaluation instruments, such as formative assessment, summative assessment, for assessing and monitoring student performance levels, needs, and learning. Students will also evaluate the differences between criterion-referenced assessments and norm-referenced assessments.
- Instructional Delivery. Student will evaluate appropriate techniques for organizing, allocating, and managing the resources of time, space, and attention. Students will apply appropriate strategies and procedures to manage individual student behaviors and group dynamics. Students will understand the importance of appropriate ELL, LEP and ESE strategies and accommodations in the classroom.
- Professional Improvement. Students will understand philosophies in Florida public schools regarding professional development and professional growth.
- Code of Ethics and Principles of Professional Conduct. Students will review laws and codes governing their behavior in and out of the classroom.
- English Language Learners. Student will evaluate second language acquisition and how to serve the ELL population effectively.
- Literacy. Students will evaluate strategies used across content areas for literacy instruction.
K6 Subject Area Exam
- K-6 Subtest Analysis. Students will learn the composition of each subject test: Language Arts and reading, social science, science, and math. Students will also gain understanding in the point breakdown of each subject test, helping them to be strategic in how they study and how they approach each individual subject test.
- Language Arts and Reading
Knowledge of the reading process
Knowledge of literary analysis and genres
Knowledge of language and the writing process
Knowledge of literacy instruction and assessment
Knowledge of communication and media literacy
Knowledge of effective instructional practices and assessment of the social science
Knowledge of time, continuity, and change (i.e., history)
Knowledge of people, places, and environment (i.e., geography)
Knowledge of government and the citizen (i.e., government and civics)
Knowledge of production, distribution, and consumption (i.e., economics)
Knowledge of effective science instruction
Knowledge of the nature of science
Knowledge of physical sciences
Knowledge of Earth and space
Knowledge of life science
Knowledge of student thinking and instructional practices
Knowledge of operations, algebraic thinking, counting and number in base ten
Knowledge of fractions, ratios, and integers
Knowledge of measurement, data, and statistics
Knowledge of geometric concepts