Learn More for Your NES Assessment of Professional Knowledge: Secondary Test
Is a Computer-Based Test (CBT) composed of 100 multiple-choice questions, one case study written assignment and 1 work product written assignment. Each candidate were given three hours to complete the test. Each test appointments are available on a first-come first-serve basis. The CBT sites are located nationwide. Passing score for this exam is 220. Testing fee for this exam is $95. Four weeks after testing, scores are released.
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Listed below will be the topics covered for this exam. Candidates are highly motivated to study this topics to earn high scores.
Content Domain I: Student Development and Learning which covers 24% of the exam
• Understand processes of human development, variations in student development, and how to apply this knowledge to provide instructional environments and experiences that promote all students' development and learning.
• Understand learning processes, factors that can affect student learning and performance, and how to apply this knowledge to provide instructional environments and experiences that promote all students' learning and achievement.
• Understand student diversity and how to provide learning opportunities and environments that are responsive to student differences, promote all students' learning, and foster students' appreciation of and respect for diversity.
• Assessment, Instruction, and the Learning Environment Multiple-Choice Questions 40% Written Assignment which covers 10% of the exam -
• Understand assessment instruments and practices, the relationship between assessment and instruction, and how to use assessment to guide instruction and monitor students' learning progress.
• Understand principles and procedures of curricular and instructional planning and how to use effective planning to design instruction that promotes all students' learning and achievement.
• Understand principles and practices associated with various instructional approaches and how to apply these principles and practices to promote all students' achievement of instructional goals.
• Understand principles and practices of motivation and communication and how to apply these principles and practices effectively to promote students' active engagement and learning.
• Understand how to structure and manage the classroom to establish a safe, inclusive, and positive environment that is organized and productive; fosters excellence; and promotes learning, appropriate student behavior, and effective work habits.
The Professional Environment Multiple-Choice Questions which covers 16% of the exam.
Written Assignment: Work that covers 10% of the exam.