Curriculum and Instruction
Illinois Certification Test of Basic Skills:
This examination must be passed to gain admittance into the Elementary
Education program. This test assesses reading comprehension, grammar,
math, and writing.
WIU Technology Competency Assessment:
This online assessment much be successfully completed to gain
admittance into the Elementary Education program. This assessment
provides information about a candidate's ability to demonstrate
knowledge and application of technology.
Illinois Elementary Education Content Test:
This assessment must be passed to gain entry into student teaching.
There are five subtests: Reading, Mathematics, Science, Social Studies,
and Arts, Health and Physical Education.
Illinois Assessment of Professional Teaching: This assessment must be passed to become a certified teacher and to graduate from WIU. There are seven subtests:
- Foundations, Characteristics, &Assessments
- Plan & Deliver Instruction
- Manage the Learning Environment
- Collaboration, Communication, & Professionalism
- Language Arts
- Educational Technology
- Constructed Response Assignments