Licensure

Licensure Exam Support

Admissions Support

  1. Admission information includes Praxis Core Academics Skills Test for Educators
  2. WCE Admissions information
  3. NCEL Exam (licensure exam for elementary & special education): Enrollment guidelines from NCEL webpage

Scavenger Hunt on the NCEL webpage

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Reading Foundations Support 

Start Here! http://www.nc.nesinc.com/TestView.aspx?f=HTML_FRAG/SA090_PrepMaterials.html

Put Reading First 

General guide - here you will find phrases to point you in the direction of topics/categories to study: http://docs.nesinc.com/SA/SA_090_FW.pdf

Sample test - notice the variety of question types/stems/answer choice complexity: http://docs.nesinc.com/SA/SA_090_PT.pdf

Answers and explanations from the sample test: http://docs.nesinc.com/SA/SA_090_PTAppendix.pdf 

Wisconsin’s Reading Foundations Prep (different state, same content) http://www.uwgb.edu/education/files/pdf/WI-Foundations-of-Rdg-July-2014.pdf

Quizlet Foundations of Reading Test Prep: https://quizlet.com/15689192/mtel-foundations-of-reading-flash-cards/

Overview of Reading Foundations, including alphabetic principle and phonemic awareness: http://reading.uoregon.edu/big_ideas/

Overview of alphabetic principle: http://www.readingrockets.org/article/alphabetic-principle

Sample Open Response for Reading Foundations: http://www.nc.nesinc.com/Content/STUDYGUIDE/SA_SG_CRI_FOR.htm

Looking for a practice test prep book?  North Carolina Foundations of Reading Study Guide. (2014). Mometrics.

Looking for a phonics review book? This book has practice tests and explanations. Self Paced Phonics. (2012). 5th Edition. Pearson.