Barron's Praxis: PPST/PLT : Computerized PPST[,] Elementary School Assessments, Parapro Assessment, Praxis II Subject Assessments Overview

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Barron's Educational Series, 2008 - Study Aids - 604 pages
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This updated test preparation manual with an optional CD-ROM readies teacher candidates for the PRAXIS I and PRAXIS II exams. PRAXIS I covers the PPST (Pre-Professional Skills Tests), and PRAXIS II covers the PLT (Principles of Learning and Teaching), Elementary Education Subject Assessments, Parapro Assessments (used to meet paraprofessional requirements), and Subject Assessments.
This manual presents three PPSTs, three PLTs, four Elementary Education Subject Assessment tests, and seven additional Subject Assessment tests. All practice tests come with answers and explanations. Also included are study advice and test-taking strategies, and subject reviews with quizzes in writing, math, and reading. The author explains how the tests are scored and lists state-by-state certification testing requirements.
 

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Contents

ParaPro Assessment
8
Proven TestTaking Strategies
14
Writing
21
21
36
English Review
57
Targeted Writing Test
63
Reading
149
Practice PPST
182
J Principles of Learning
329
ELEMENTARY EDUCATION
370
Explained Answers
400
Practice Test
444
Explained Answers
468
How to Prepare for the Curriculum
477
How to Prepare for the ParaPro Assessment
483
Explained Answers
491

Writing Test 1
194
Essay Test 1
201
Practice PPST
224
Writing Test 2
237
Essay Test 2
244
Explained Answers
256
PRINCIPLES OF LEARNING
264
Teaching Test Strategy
300
Social Studies
550
Spanish
560
Special Education and Education
567
Praxis Test Scoring
574
J Q Getting a Teaching Job
592
INDEX
598
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Robert Postman is Professor of Mathematics and Education at Mercy College in Dobbs Ferry, NY, and a former dean and department chair. Ryan Postman is a mathematics teacher at Pascack Hills High School in Montvale New Jersey.

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