MTTC Lower Elementary Social Studies
Subtest 120 
Boot Camp [1 Year Access]

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  • Leader: Mr. Andrew Wade
  • Level: Content Area Exam
  • Study time: 10 hours

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The key to passing ANY certification exam comes down to TWO THINGS....

1. Understanding Broad Concepts
2. Having Proven Strategies

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Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of the content covered in all four subareas of the MTTC Lower Elementary Social Studies Subtest 120.  We have a separate course for the science content in this same subtest on your real MTTC.

  • Apply effective test taking strategies to approach different types of questions with confidence

  • Identify areas that require further review and reinforce your understanding of key concepts through practice questions and flashcards

  • Manage your time effectively during the test and avoid common pitfalls

  • Access instructor support and interact with fellow students in our private Facebook groups for additional guidance and insights

  • Utilize our TLL When You Pass app to study on-the-go and at your own pace

Course Duration:

The course is self-paced, allowing you to study at your own convenience.

On average, it may take approximately 3-4 weeks to complete the course, depending on your individual study pace and schedule.

Course Overview
Welcome to our MTTC Lower Elementary Social Studies Subtest 120 Boot Camp!

This online video course is designed to help teachers in the state of Michigan prepare for and pass their MTTC Lower Elementary Social Studies Subtest 120 for teacher certification.  There is a separate course for science, which is also included in this same subtest. This course ONLY covers the social studies content tested.

Led by one of our rock star teachers, this course provides comprehensive coverage of all four subareas of the test, along with essential tips, tricks, strategies, and content review to help you succeed on your first attempt.

Enrollment Options:
  1. One time payment for 1 year access to this course: $100
  2. One time VIP Bundle payment for 1 year access [all MTTC courses we offer] $350
  3. Monthly reoccurring subscription to access ALL courses. $50 per month. Cancel anytime in your account.

You will get INSTANT access to your courses immediately upon enrollment. Further directions will provided on your thank you page following payment.

All of our courses here at TLL boast an average of a 90% pass rate!
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Certification Included
Once you complete this course, by watching all the videos, doing all the quizzes & the practice test, you can unlock your Completion Certificate!  Use this as proof of hours, submit it to your district/university or just share it on social!
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All About MTCC 117-120:
Lower Elementary (PK–3) Education

The MTTC Lower Elementary (PK–3) Education Subtests are designed to assess the knowledge and skills of prospective teachers seeking certification in the field of elementary education PK-3 in the state of Michigan.  This test is specifically aimed at evaluating candidates' understanding of scientific concepts and their ability to apply that knowledge in a classroom setting.

The test consists of 210 multiple-choice questions, which are divided into four subareas
This boot camp is ONLY for Subtest Four: SOCIAL STUDIES 

The following information is straight from the Pearson Testing site for Michigan:

1.  Subtest 1: Professional Knowledge and Skills [50 multiple-choice questions]  

Overview and Test Objectives Field 117–120: Lower Elementary (PK–3) Education Subtests 1–4
Subtest 2: Literacy: 50 [multiple-choice questions]
Overview and Test Objectives Field 117–120: Lower Elementary (PK–3) Education Subtests 1–4
Subtest 3: Mathematics [50 multiple-choice questions]
Overview and Test Objectives Field 117–120: Lower Elementary (PK–3) Education Subtests 1–4
Subtest 4: Science and Social Studies [60 multiple-choice questions]
Overview and Test Objectives Field 117–120: Lower Elementary (PK–3) Education Subtests 1–4

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Meet the instructor

Mr. Andrew Wade

Andrew Wade is an enthusiastic educator with a love of bringing history alive for his students.  

Mr. Wade has his Bachelor's degree in Social Science Education and is certified in Social Science 6-12 as well as Mathematics 5-9. He is currently in his 13th year as an educator, and in that time has served as Grade Level and Social Studies Department Leader. He has led trainings in his district regarding the use of technology in the classroom and flipping your class.  

He runs his very own Youtube channel to accomplish the flipped model for his students. He has also led trainings on the implementation of scales and standards-based grading in Social Studies. He has taught 6th, 7th, and 8th grades while covering World History, US History, and Civics.  

He has also worked for two years as a New Teacher Center Trained Mentor to new teachers coming to his school. Mr. Wade has also taken part in multiple grants through the Teaching American History program to enhance his craft. These have involved field studies across the country led by scholars of the period being studied. A big part of these trainings has been put on the use of primary sources in Social Studies.He is very passionate about bringing these lessons to his students, engaging with the students using the content, and implementing all this with in a way that his students can draw connections to their own lives.   
Patrick Jones - Course author