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Professional Education Exam Prep
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.
Literacy. Students will evaluate strategies used across content areas for literacy instruction.
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K6 Subject Area exam Prep
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.
Knowledge of the reading process
Knowledge of literary analysis and genres
Knowledge of language and the writing process
Knowledge of literacy instruction and assessments
Knowledge of communication and media literacy
Knowledge of effective instructional practices and assessment of the social sciences
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 Craft and structure
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
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'I can't say enough how grateful I am for NavaED. I was at a complete dead end on passing my GKT after multiple attempts. I had a one -on-one session with Ms. Jasper. She provided material that was actually a mirror of the test, unlike a book I was studying out of. I also had a group session with Ms. Ferry. Once again I gained beneficial knowledge and strategies for the test. Hours of hard work with teachers who KNOW what they're doing was so worthwhile. One thing I loved is they have actually taken the GKT and know what we are all up against. The fact that they did that just shows you they are willing to go the extra mile for their students. By far the best thing I've ever done to prepare for the GKT. The following day I took my test and passed. So happy with my experience!"
- Shelby Young Florida Gulf Coast University.
"I found myself in a rut with taking the GKT and knew I needed more. Shortly thereafter, I came across a sign on FGCU's campus about GKT tutoring with NavaED. I took advantage of this opportunity to get me over the hump. While we focused on reading techniques, interpretation of the questions, and practice tests that were applicable to the GKT, it was Annmarie's pep talks that helped me most with my anxiety and confidence. When I walked out of the exam, I looked down at the piece of paper and it said PASS! Moments later, I called Annmarie to thank her as she had such an impact on me and was so supportive.
I would definitely recommend NavaED to anyone who needs a little help or a lot of help with facing standardized tests. This company really prepared me and I know they can do the same for you."
"From just two study sessions, I was able to pass the Subject Area Exam. I gained confidence to finish up my last semester of college and go onto graduation. Kathleen Jasper really gave me the tools I needed to take control of this test."
-Garrett Cohen, Florida Gulf Coast University.
"I am so grateful that I was put in contact with NavaED! I was struggling with the reading section of the GKT and after getting tutored I finally passed! I received assistance with my own concerns with the test and most importantly, given the support and a confidence boost that I would beat this test!"
-Brooke Bothun, Florida Gulf Coast University.
"I was so nervous to take my GKT the second time around. I was on a real time crunch to study for my English, reading, and essay sub-sections. I went to NavaED the day before my test; studying on my own just didn't seem to be enough. The staff at NavaED really seemed to care about how I did. When I came in we didn't miss a beat. In the 90 minutes I was there, I learned more than I had on my own in weeks! I passed my subsections with flying colors!"
-Cara Litvin, Florida Gulf Coast University