Pedagogy: Secondary (Grades 5–12)

Test Framework Worksheet

Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
Check this box if the course listed above covers the content described by this objective
This worksheet allows users to map the test framework to the curriculum by entering up to five courses in the course name fields, and checking the boxes if the content of the course covers the information described by the test objectives in the rows below.
Subarea Objective Number Objective Description
Subtest 1: Test Code 014
Subarea I. Student Development and Learning
  • Multiple-Choice Questions: 25
  • Test Weight: 50%
0001 Understand development during the secondary school years and how to provide learning opportunities that support students' physical, social, emotional, moral, and cognitive development.
0002 Understand learning processes and how to provide instructional opportunities that promote student learning and achievement.
0003 Understand student diversity and how to provide instructional opportunities that meet the needs of students with diverse backgrounds and exceptionalities and promote all students' learning and achievement.
Subarea II. Learning Environment
  • Multiple-Choice Questions: 25
  • Test Weight: 50%
0004 Understand how to establish a safe, inclusive, and positive learning environment that encourages positive social interaction, active engagement in learning, and self-motivation.
0005 Understand how to create an organized and productive learning environment that promotes all students' participation and learning.
0006 Understand how to use effective verbal, nonverbal, and media communication techniques to promote active inquiry, learning, collaboration, and supportive interaction in the classroom.
Subtest 2: Test Code 015
Subarea I. Instruction and Assessment
  • Multiple-Choice Questions: 25
  • Test Weight: 50%
0007 Understand various types of assessment; relationships among assessment, instruction, and learning; and the use of assessment to ensure students' continuous development and achievement of defined standards and goals.
0008 Understand instructional planning procedures and how to use effective planning to design instruction that promotes learning and achievement for all students.
0009 Understand how to use a variety of instructional strategies to provide effective and appropriate learning experiences that promote all students' achievement and foster development of critical-thinking, problem-solving, and performance skills.
Subarea II. Professional Roles and Responsibilities
  • Multiple-Choice Questions: 25
  • Test Weight: 50%
0010 Understand how to communicate and interact effectively with families, colleagues, and the community to support and enhance student learning and well-being.
0011 Understand professional development opportunities and resources and how to be a reflective practitioner who continually evaluates the effects of choices and actions on others, including students, parents/guardians, and colleagues, and who actively seeks out opportunities for professional growth.
0012 Understand the historical and philosophical foundations of education; the rights and responsibilities of students, parents/guardians, and educators in various educational contexts; and legal and ethical guidelines for educators in Minnesota.

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