Microsoft Certified Educator Program

Exam format

Each delivery of the exam will contain approximately 40 items. It will contain both case study and multiple choice questions. You should allow 60 minutes to take the exam. The case study exam format uses scenarios that simulate how educators might use ICT resources as they prepare for and conduct their classes. Case studies may contain separate sections (e.g., Learning and Teaching Environment, Student Objectives, Professional Development Objectives). Candidates answer several questions based on information provided in the case study

Sample questions

The types of questions that appear on the exam will vary, but may include one or more of the following:

  • Multiple-choice, single answer
  • Multiple-choice, multiple answer
  • Best answer
  • Extended matching
  • Hot area
  • Drag-and-drop
  • Build list and reorder
  • Simulations
  • Short answer

The following questions are representative of those that you can expect to see associated with each case study. These items are samples only and will not appear on an actual exam.

Sample 1

Your students have accomplished the learning objectives and submitted their work. You need to show the work to parents at the next parent-teacher conference. You want to display the work in a continuous loop for three hours on a computer screen. Which resource should you use to display the student work?

  • Word processing software
  • Web publishing software
  • Presentation software
  • Desktop publishing software
  • Picture editing software

Sample 2

What ICT skills do your students need to develop to meet learning objectives?

  • How to use a database to store information
  • How to carry out effective Internet searches
  • How to download files to a removable storage device
  • How to edit photos in an image-editing package