This brand-new, updated test preparation resource incorporates the most recent test formats and test question changes, and includes full preparation for the computer-delivered tests. The book offers guidance for passing all three Core Academic Skills for Educators tests, the new computer-delivered PLT, and the new computer-delivered Elementary Education Multiple Subjects Assessments. Also featured is an overview of the ParaPro Assessment. In the book, test takers will find these full-length tests with explained answers: Two new computer-delivered Core Assessments in Mathematics and Reading and Writing Two new computer-delivered multiple-choice PLTs Two new computer delivered Elementary Education Multiple Subjects Assessments The book also offers study advice and test-taking strategies, and presents subject reviews with quizzes in all subjects. An in-depth analysis of the number of items correct needed to meet state passing scores is also included.
Release on 2006-07-01 | by Barron's Educational Series,
Author: Barron's Educational Series,
Pubpsher: Barrons Educational Series
Category: Study Aids
Up-to-date information on enrollments, tuition and fees, academic programs, campus environment, available financial aid, and much more, combine to make 27th edition of Profiles of American Colleges America’s most authoritative source for information on colleges and universities. College-bound students, parents, and high school guidance counselors will find information on more than 1,650 accredited four-year colleges across the United States. A CD-ROM enclosed with each copy of this comprehensive directory presents an interactive format and lets students find individual schools by entering specific criteria. In addition to the above-cited information, each college profile gives details on admission requirements, library and computer facilities, athletic facilities, extracurricular activities, e-mail addresses, fax numbers, web sites, and more. Schools are rated according to Barron’s famous competitiveness scale, from “Noncompetitive” to “Most Competitive.” The book’s extra section of tinted pages presents a complete, quick-reference Index of College Majors—listing all available major study programs at each school. Also profiled are many of the best-known colleges in Canada and several other countries.
When it comes to test-taking, it’s a whole new world out there for educators. But don’t worry: this fully updated book is all you need to succeed on the Core exams. This comprehensive manual includes important information you must know, including: A detailed review of the Core Reading, Writing, and Mathematics tests, including subject reviews with quizzes to help you prepare Two full-length practice Core tests, complete with answer explanations Test preparation and test-taking strategies, including tips on how to get ready for the test, create a study plan, spot “trap” questions, and more Whether you just need to brush up on your math skills, practice your reading comprehension, or get an in-depth writing tutorial, this guide will arm you with the knowledge you need to score well on all three Core exams. ONLINE PRACTICE TEST: Students will also get access to one full-length online PRAXIS Core exam with all questions answered and explained.