How do I prepare for an MTEL?
Preparing for the MTEL
- Educate yourself about state requirements.
- Gather materials and read through them thoroughly. Review the MTEL Test Information Guide and Test Objectives.
- Be wise about registering for tests.
- Practice taking sample tests via the Practice Tests on the MTEL website.
Can anyone take the MTEL?
The state requires that anyone pursuing teacher licensure in Massachusetts take and pass the appropriate Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL). You can read more about the required exams on the Massachusetts Department of Education website.
Can you use a calculator on the math MTEL?
Calculators are prohibited. Mathematics and Multi-subject subtests: This test includes one or more assignments that allow you to handwrite and scan your responses. Review the tutorial video and scanning instructions (the instructions will be available during your test).
How much does the Mtel cost?
The general curriculum MTEL exam has a mathematics subtest and a multi-subject subtest. Both subtests cost $94 if they are taken separately. When individuals take both subtests together, the fee is $139.
How hard is the MTEL?
The answer is yes, the MTEL is difficult, but it is not impossible to pass. We’re here to point you toward some resources to help you pass your MTEL exam! You will want to use a study guide that gives you multiple pages of study materials and a step-by-step study plan.
What is communication and literacy?
Communication Literacy is a two-course writing sequence that recognizes students communicate in a diverse world that is at once textual, digital and highly visual.
How long is the Mtel communication and literacy?
When taking the actual MTEL Communication and Literacy Skills (01) test, you will have one four-hour test session in which to complete the test. This multiple-choice section of the writing subtest is based on several passages.
What is on the MTEL test?
The MTEL program includes tests of communication and literacy skills as well as tests of subject matter knowledge. The MTEL tests are designed to measure candidates’ ability to read with comprehension and write with clarity as well as to measure the breadth and depth of candidates’ knowledge in specific subject fields.
Can you teach in Massachusetts without certification?
In fact, you will not be able to teach unless you hold official licensure. To get your Massachusetts teaching certificate, you need to take several steps, including getting a bachelor’s degree, meeting certain academic standards, passing an MTEL exam, and submitting an application.