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Teaching Your Kids New Math (K-5) For Dummies

Published 04-25-2022

Whether you need help with homeschooling, tutoring, or helping kids with remote learning, Teaching Your Kids New Math, K-5, For Dummies will give parents and guardians the current math-teaching basics they need to help kids with their math studies. Best teaching practices, example problems, and tips about common math pitfalls will guide readers along their journey to help their kids with math homework.  

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Homeschooling For Dummies

Published 09-01-2020

<p><b>Homeschool with confidence&nbsp;with&nbsp;help from this&nbsp;book&nbsp;</b></p> <p>Curious about homeschooling?&nbsp;Ready to jump in?&nbsp;<i>Homeschooling For Dummies, 2nd Edition</i>&nbsp;provides parents with a thorough&nbsp;overview&nbsp;of&nbsp;why and how to homeschool. One of the fastest growing trends in American education, homeschooling has&nbsp;risen&nbsp;by&nbsp;more than&nbsp;61% over the last decade. This book&nbsp;is packed with practical advice and straightforward guidance for rocking the homeschooling game. From setting up an education space, selecting a curriculum, and creating a daily schedule to connecting with other homeschoolers in your community&nbsp;<i>Homeschooling For Dummies&nbsp;</i>has you covered.&nbsp;</p> <p><i>Homeschooling For Dummies, 2nd&nbsp;Edition</i>&nbsp;is packed with everything you need&nbsp;to create&nbsp;the homeschool experience you want for your family, including:&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Deciding if homeschooling is right for you&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Developing curricula for different grade levels and abilities&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Organizing and allocating finances&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Creating and/or joining a homeschooling community&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Encouraging socialization&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Special concerns for&nbsp;children&nbsp;with&nbsp;unique&nbsp;needs&nbsp;</li> </ul> <p>Perfect for any current or aspiring homeschoolers,&nbsp;<i>Homeschooling For Dummies, 2nd&nbsp;Edition</i>&nbsp;belongs on the bookshelf of anyone with even a passing interest in homeschooling as an alternative&nbsp;to&nbsp;or supplement&nbsp;for&nbsp;traditional education.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p>

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Praxis Core For Dummies with Online Practice Tests

Published 02-26-2020

<p><b>Score high on the Praxis Core and jumpstart the teaching career of your dreams!</b></p> <p><i>Praxis Core For Dummies </i>is a must-have resource for preparing for&mdash;and passing&mdash;the Praxis&reg; Core Academic Skills for Educators Exam. The best way to succeed on any exam is to prepare with plenty of practice questions. This book provides you with 2 full-length practice tests <b>plus</b> an additional 4 tests online. That&rsquo;s <b>6 complete tests</b> containing the same kinds of questions you will see on the reading, writing, and mathematic sections of the exam!&nbsp;</p> <p>Now in its third edition, <i>Praxis Core For Dummies</i> has been carefully updated to align with changes in the Praxis Core exam, including new mathematics subtests and revised overview information<b>. </b>A thorough summary of the exam shows you exactly what to expect on exam day, while in-depth content reviews help you fully understand each section of the test.</p> <ul> <li>Find out what you need to know for every section of the exam</li> <li>Test yourself with full-length practice tests in the book and online</li> <li>Get the most up-to-date info on the latest test changes</li> <li>Use effective study strategies for keeping a cool head and a sharp mind</li> <li>Set yourself up for success</li> </ul> <p>Practice your way to test-taking perfection with the help of <i>Praxis Core For Dummies.</i></p>

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Praxis Core

Published 10-31-2016

<b>1,001 opportunities to hone your Praxis test-taking skills</b> <p>So, you're an aspiring teacher with your sights set on educating students. Good for you! Teaching is a noble profession, and it's quite a competitive one too. Each year, over 600,000 prospective educators take the Praxis exams&#8212;but not all of them will come out of these standardized tests with their certifications in tow. If you're wondering how you can up the ante and ensure you gain the credentials to score that coveted spot at the front of the classroom, the answer is a practice question away! <p><i>1,001 Praxis Core Practice Questions For Dummies</i> goes beyond the instruction offered in typical study guides, offering more than a thousand practice opportunities for you to test and assess your understanding of what you can expect to encounter on the actual exam. Complemented with detailed, step-by-step solutions, each practice Praxis Core question gives you a leg up on the competition to earn your hard-earned position as the future's next great educator! <ul> <li>Increase your chances of scoring higher on the Praxis Core exam</li> <li>Test your skills with practice problems for every question type</li> <li>Access practice problems online, from easy to hard</li> <li>Track your progress, pinpoint your strengths, and work through your weaknesses</li> </ul> <p>Practice your way to Praxis test-taking perfection! Free one-year access to all 1,001 practice questions online.

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Praxis Elementary Education For Dummies with Online Practice Tests

Published 08-01-2016

<b>Increase your chances of scoring higher on the Praxis II Elementary Education test</b> <p>Contrary to popular belief, the Praxis II Elementary Education test isn't a measure of academic performance, which is why many test-takers who achieve perfect grades in college don't always pass it. Studying such a broad range of topics and enduring such a long testing processing can be challenging, so what's the best way to prepare for it? Turn to <i>Praxis II Elementary Education For Dummies with Online Practice</i>! It offers easy-to-follow subject reviews, test-taking strategies and advice for multiple choice and essay questions, sample practice questions, two full-length practice tests with detailed answers and explanations, and more. <p>If you're one of the more than 600,000 aspiring teachers who take this test each year, this hands-on, friendly test prep guide gets you up to speed on everything you need to know to pass the Praxis II Elementary Education text with flying colors. This helpful guide covers Reading and Language Arts, Mathematics, Social Studies, Science, Art, Music, and Physical Education. It leaves no stone unturned by offering tips on registering for the exam, as well as a detailed overview of the test and how it's administered. <ul> <li>Practice with hundreds of authentic Praxis II questions</li> <li>Hone the skills needed to ace the exam and start your career as a licensed teacher</li> <li>Boost your confidence and do your best on test day</li> <li>Get one year of online access to five Praxis II exams to sharpen your test-taking skills</li> </ul> <p>If you're a future educator gearing up to take the Praxis II Elementary Education test, this is your ultimate guide to one of the most important tests you'll ever take.

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Teacher's Skills Tests For Dummies

Published 06-03-2014

<p>If you&#8217;re preparing for the newly revised Numeracy and Literacy Skills Tests, <i>Teacher&#8217;s Skills Tests For Dummies</i> is your one-stop for both exams, providing you with subject-matter review, revision and practice tests you need to tackle the tests with confidence and succeed. Written by expert authors in Maths, English, and Education (with the credentials to prove it),&#160; <i>Teacher&#8217;s Skills Tests For Dummies</i> provides you with:<br /> <br /> - A review of the key maths and English concepts you need to know to do well<br /> - Full length practice tests and tons of additional practice questions<br /> -&#160;Online accessible audio tests for spelling and mental arithmetic &#8212; to better prepare you for the actual test<br /> - Tips and tricks (along with mistakes to avoid) to become a better test taker<br /> <br /> With this book &#8212; and a bit of work on your part &#8212; you&#8217;ll be positioned to pass your skills tests and gain that coveted place on a teacher-training course.</p>

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