CTET 2018 Exam Tips: How to Prepare for Child Development and Pedagogy

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Highlights

  • CBSE will be conducting the CTET 2018 on September 16, 2018

  • Child Development and Pedagogy is a common subject in both Paper I and Paper II.

  • Applicants must make sure to attempt as many mock tests as available online.

  • Child Development section needs a very good understanding of the child psychology and philosophy. 

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With the exam date approaching very near, the candidates might be anxious about how to clear the exam. It is right time to initiate your exam preparation for CTET 2018. There is no hard and fast rule for preparation. But, one must start the exam preparation with great zeal and efforts. Here is a smart demonstration on the preparation tips for the CTET Child Development and Pedagogy. CBSE will be conducting the CTET 2018 on September 16, 2018. 

Basic Tips

Pedagogy refers to the art, science, and craft of teaching accompanying learners, caring for them and bringing the concept of learning to life.
Teachers can develop assessment strategies and learning experiences based on strong pedagogical principles. Under this, the most common instructional design models are based on the ADDIE model – analysis, design, development, implementation, and evaluation.

CTET Child Development & Pedagogy Weightage
Child Development and Pedagogy is a common subject in both Paper I and Paper II and contributes to the theoretical aspects of the paper. 
The difficulty level ranges from easy to moderate.

Exam Pattern of CTET Paper 1 

Child Development and Pedagogy
 
30 Questions 30 Marks
Language I (English/ Hindi) 30 Questions 30 Marks
Language II (English/ Hindi) 30 Questions 30 Marks
Mathematics 30 Questions 30 Marks
Environmental Studies 30 Questions 30 Marks

Exam Pattern for CTET Paper II

Child Development and Pedagogy 30 Questions 30 Marks
Language I (English/ Hindi) 30 Questions 30 Marks
Language II (English/ Hindi) 30 Questions  30 Marks
Mathematics & Science or Social studies 60 Questions 60 Marks
Total 150 Questions 150 Marks

CTET Child Development & Pedagogy Important Topics

Studying the major topics with high weightage turns to be of great help for the candidates to score well in the exam. Listed below are the important topics:

  • Theories of Intelligence
  • Theories of Child Development
  • Learning theories
  • Intelligence theories
  • Assessment & Evaluation
  • Concepts of Psychology

CTET Child Development & Pedagogy Preparation Tips

Attempt Mock Tests: Applicants must make sure to attempt as many mock tests as available online.  This will benefit in a manifold manner and help boost the confidence of the candidates and improve the accuracy levels. 

Revise the Previous Year Question Paper: Maximum revision should be done from the previous year’s question papers. This will help in getting well acquainted with the paper pattern and the difficulty level of the questions to be asked in the exam.

Prepare on Thinkers Ideology Well: Child Development section needs a very good understanding of the child psychology and philosophy. In order to fare well the applicants need to prepare thinkers, thoughts, and principle nicely, practicing the questions from previous year’s paper and solving the practice worksheets is best.

Attempt All the Questions: There isn’t any negative marking for wrong answers so attempt as many questions as possible but, make sure you read all the questions very carefully.

Recommended Books for CTET Child Development & Pedagogy

Book Description Writer/ Publisher
Child Development & Pedagogy Paper I & II of CTET Shalini Punjabi
CTET Central Teacher Eligibility Test Success Master Paper Paper II with Solved Papers Maths & Science Arihant Experts
CTET Central Teacher Eligibility Test Practice Workbook Mathematics and Science Practice Book Disha Expert

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