Beating Them All Thirty Days To A Magic Score On Any Elementary Literacy Instruction Exam For Teacher Certification

Author: Chris Nicholas Boosalis
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon
ISBN: 9780205394722
Size: 79.31 MB
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"Beating them All!" is a universal preparation manual that will assist test-takers across the country in beating any elementary reading instruction exam (National Evaluation Systems, Inc. (NES) exam). The strategies and methods presented in this text are research-based and will allow candidates the best opportunity to pass on their first attempt. Features: Universal, Comprehensive Preparation. The areas include "case studies, short answers, " and "multiple-choice questions." It will be an invaluable resource for students who want and need to pass NES exams. Sound Preparation Methods. The preparation methods in this manual have been field tested, refined, and re-tested with groups of real students facing these exams. It includes repeatable attack-plans on time management. Effective Strategies. All of the defined strategies in "Beating them All!" have been field tested and refined to ensure effectiveness and ease in acquisition/application. Valid Content. The core reading-instruction content that is assessed on the RICA, and the other NES exams, has been identified and validated through separate explorations. Because NES exams share so much of this core content, it is essential for all candidates to know the material in "Beating them All!" in advance of taking any test. ""The strengths of this text are in the area of analysis of various reading and writing components and test issues, which are seamlessly and brilliantly presented in a cogent and compelling manner. Use of advanced organizers makes a complex and often intimidating discipline approachable and comprehendible."" Professor Carol Wareing, "Merrimack College" Author Bio: Dr. Chris Nicholas Boosalis received his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from Arizona State University in 1998. He is an Associate Professor of Teacher Education at California State University, Stanislaus where he teaches reading-instruction methods to elementary and secondary credential candidates.