How to Prepare for Praxis: PPST/PLT, Elementary School Subject Assessments, ParaPro Assessment, Overview of Praxis II Subject Assessments

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Barron's Educational Series, 2005 - Study Aids - 680 pages
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This new edition of this bestselling Praxis book includes preparation for these Praxis tests: PPST (Pre-Professional Skills Tests), and the new PLT (Principles of Learning and Teaching), the Elementary Subject Assessments and the ParaPro Assessment. The book also gives overview and test for Praxis II Subject Assessments. The opening section presents an overview of the PRAXIS tests with proven test-taking strategies and study tips. Following chapters offer extensive subject reviews in writing, math, and reading, with hundreds of practice exercises.



Seven full-length practice exams with answers and explanations accurately reflect the most recent actual exams. The practice exams include two PPSTs, one PLT, three Elementary Subject Assessments (Curriculum Instruction and Assessment, Content Areas Exercises, Content Knowledge) and one ParaPro Assessment. There are also practice questions with answers in ten selected subject assessment areas. Test scoring is explained, and state-by-state certification testing requirements are listed.
 

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Contents

TestPreparation and TestTaking Strategies
10
PPST SUBJECT MATTER PREPARATION
27
Mathematics
85
Reading
187
PRACTICE PPST TESTS WITH EXPLAINED ANSWERS
213
Practice PPST 2
259
PRINCIPLES OF LEARNING AND TEACHING
301
Principles of Learning and Teaching Test Strategy and Practice
340
Content Area Exercises
446
Content Knowledge
470
PARAPRO ASSESSMENT
509
OVERVIEW OF SUBJECT ASSESSMENTS WITH
535
Assessments in Mathematics Music Physical Education Social Studies Spanish
586
CERTIFICATION TEST SCORES AND CAREERS
639
Getting Certified
660
INDEX
671

Practice PLT with Responses and Explained Answers
363
ELEMENTARY EDUCATION INCLUDING FULLLENGTH
403

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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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