Do you know Bridgewater State College has developed an MTEL
Preparation Seminar Series to assist teachers and future teachers in their
preparation efforts? Check this
MTEL Preparation Seminar Series
Instructional Technology (Levels: All)
(a) The following topics will be addressed on a test of subject matter knowledge:
- Technology tools for word processing, databases, spreadsheets, print/graphic
utilities, multi- and hypermedias, presentations, videos for the purpose of
formal and informal assessment, instruction, and administration for professional
and instructional use.
- Communications and research tools such as email, world wide web, web browsers,
and other online applications that link to the state standards and requirements,
for professional and instructional use.
- Criteria for selection, evaluation, and use of appropriate computer/technology
based materials to support a variety of instructional methods.
- Ethical and social issues surrounding privacy, copyright, and crime relating
to educational technology and resources.
(b) The following topics shall be included in an approved program but will
not be addressed on a test of subject matter knowledge:
- Use of resources for adaptive/assistive devices that provide access for
- Methods to support classroom teachers and other school personnel in improving
student learning through appropriate use of technology in the classroom, including
consultation techniques and professional development.
If you want to have more information on how to earn your initial license
in IT, you can also visit:
7.06: Subject Matter Knowledge Requirements for Teachers
Massachusetts Department of Education Education Laws and Regulations
(Most recently amended by Board of Education April 26, 2005).
Last Modified: September 2, 2008