How to prepare for CTET Child Development and Pedagogy section?
The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) will release the CTET 2022 notification and exam dates soon. The CTET 2022 exam will be in CBT mode. There will be 2 papers for the CTET exam - Paper 1 and Paper 2. There is one subject that is common in both the papers - Child Development and Pedagogy. This section is a very important part of the CTET syllabus and it focuses on the educational psychology of learning and teaching. In this article, we are going to go into detail about the preparation strategy for the Child Development and Pedagogy section of CTET 2022.
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CTET Child Development and Pedagogy Section Syllabus 2022
Students preparing for the exam must be aware of the CTET Child Development and Pedagogy section syllabus in detail to know what kind of questions are asked in the exam. The detailed syllabus of this section has been given below:
CTET Syllabus 2022 for Paper 1 and Paper 2
The Child Development and Pedagogy section of CTET will comprise a total of 30 questions in the exam. The syllabus of this section has been given below
Child Development: Primary School Child (15 Questions)
Concept of development and its relationship with learning
Principles of the development of children
Piaget, Kohlberg, and Vygotsky: constructs and critical perspectives
Socialization processes: Social world & children (Teacher, Parents, Peers)
Concepts of child-centred and progressive education
Language & Thought
Individual differences among learners, understanding differences based on diversity of language, caste, gender, community, religion, etc.
Influence of Heredity & Environment
Critical perspective of the construct of Intelligence
Gender as a social construct; gender roles, gender-bias and educational practice
The distinction between Assessment for learning and assessment of learning; School-Based Assessment, Continuous & Comprehensive Evaluation: perspective and practice
Concept of Inclusive education and understanding children with special needs (5 Questions)
Formulating appropriate questions for assessing readiness levels of learners; for enhancing learning and critical thinking in the classroom and for assessing learner achievement
Addressing the Talented, Creative, Specially abled Learners
Addressing learners from diverse backgrounds including disadvantaged and deprived
Addressing the needs of children with learning difficulties, impairment, etc.
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Learning and Pedagogy (10 Questions)
Child as a problem solver and a ‘scientific investigator’
Cognition & Emotions
How children think and learn; how and why children ‘fail’ to achieve success in school performance
Basic processes of teaching and learning; children’s strategies of learning; learning as a social activity; social context of learning
Factors contributing to learning - personal & environmental
Alternative conceptions of learning in children, understanding children’s ‘errors’ as significant steps in the learning process
Motivation and learning
CTET Preparation Tips for Child Development and Pedagogy Section
Candidates after are done with their preparations can focus on other aspects of the exam such as time management, accuracy, etc. Below given are some preparation tips for the CTET Child Development and Pedagogy section.
Get a thorough understanding of the syllabus and exam pattern: Candidates preparing for the exam must first go through the CTET 2022 exam syllabus to know what topics the exam will cover. Along with the syllabus, candidates must also familiarize themselves with the CTET exam pattern 2022 to know how the exam will be conducted, what kind of questions will be asked in the exam, and more such details.
Practice Previous year CTET Question Papers: A very good way to build speed and accuracy is practicing previous year CTET question papers. This will also help candidates in time management. More importantly, candidates by this way can also test their preparations and find out what areas they are lacking at.
Make a strategy on how to attempt the exam: Another important piece of advice to students appearing for the CTET exam is to have a clear strategy on how to attempt the exam. Candidates must figure out beforehand which topics and questions they need to attempt first, time allocation to different sections, and other important aspects of the exam. This will improve the time management of the candidate.
Attempt All the questions in the exam: It has been prescribed in the CTET exam pattern that there is no provision of negative marking in the exam. This means that students will have the liberty to answer the questions without the fear of any negative marking. Make sure you attempt all the questions to get maximum scores.
Best Books for CTET Child Development and Pedagogy Section
Along with the online study material and offline books, there are some recommended books for CTET Child Development and Pedagogy section that will help candidates understand topics and concepts in a better manner. The list of recommended books for this section has been given below:
CTET Books for Child Development & Pedagogy
Child Development & Pedagogy for CTET & STET (Paper 1 & 2) 2nd Edition
Wiley's Child Development and Pedagogy Exam Goalpost for CTET and TETs Exams, Paper I-II, Class I-VIII
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A Complete Resource for CTET: Child Development and Pedagogy
CTET and TETs Child Development and Pedagogy Paper 1 and 2
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - How to prepare for CTET Child Development and Pedagogy section?
Question: In what mode will be the CTET examination held?
CTET exam will be held in online mode in computer based mode.
Question: What is the total time for completing the CTET exam?
As per the CTET exam pattern, Candidates will be given a composite time of 2 hours 30 minutes to solve 150 questions.
Question: Is there any provision of negative marking for incorrect answers?
No, there is no provision of negative marking in the exam.
Question: In what languages will be the CTET exam held?
Candidates can appear for the CTET exam in English and Hindi languages.
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