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Praxis Core 2023-2024 For Dummies

Published 09-21-2022

Praxis Core 2023-2024 For Dummies provides you with the confidence you need to perform well on the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Exam. With information on every section of the exam, plus full-length practice tests in the book and online, Dummies has got you covered. This study guide is essential if you’re serious about starting a career in education or pursuing teaching as career number two (or three, or four…we don’t judge). With Praxis Core 2022-2023 For Dummies, prospective teachers get access to six complete practice tests: two in the book and an additional four online. You’ll also get deep content review on every test section, so nothing takes you by surprise on test day. College students, career changers, and job-seekers, step right up. You have the tools you need to prepare for the Praxis and the lowdown on how to score high on exam day—right here! Learn what’s on each section of the Praxis and review all the content in detail Practice, practice, practice with six full-length practice tests Demonstrate your readiness to enter the teaching profession right out of school or as a career change Launch a rewarding, meaningful, and in-demand career as an educatorThe fun and friendly Dummies style will keep you peppy and smiling as you prepare to master the reading, writing, and mathematics basics that every teacher needs to know.

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Teaching Your Kids New Math, K-5 For Dummies

Published 05-10-2022

Help your child unlock their math potential with this intuitive guide to teaching new math Teaching Your Kids New Math, K-5 For Dummies makes it easy to understand the new math being taught to students in kindergarten to Grade 5, showing parents and guardians how to help their kids with the new methods and concepts that have been introduced since they finished school. You’ll discover the math-teaching basics you need to help your kids with their math homework while becoming familiar with the grids, arrays, diagrams, and arrows that math students use today. You’ll also get: A step-by-step walkthrough for teaching young students essential math concepts, even if you think you’re not a “math person” Best practices, example problems, and tips and tricks about specific math topics that will help your youngster move forward Ways to avoid common and typical math pitfalls and frustrations that trap math students and teachers Full of real-world examples and applications, Teaching Kids New Math, K-5, For Dummies is your essential companion to helping your child master their math assignments and have fun while you’re doing it!

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Homeschooling For Dummies

Published 09-01-2020

Homeschool with confidence with help from this book  Curious about homeschooling? Ready to jump in? Homeschooling For Dummies, 2nd Edition provides parents with a thorough overview of why and how to homeschool. One of the fastest growing trends in American education, homeschooling has risen by more than 61% over the last decade. This book 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 Homeschooling For Dummies has you covered.  Homeschooling For Dummies, 2nd Edition is packed with everything you need to create the homeschool experience you want for your family, including:  Deciding if homeschooling is right for you   Developing curricula for different grade levels and abilities   Organizing and allocating finances   Creating and/or joining a homeschooling community   Encouraging socialization   Special concerns for children with unique needs  Perfect for any current or aspiring homeschoolers, Homeschooling For Dummies, 2nd Edition belongs on the bookshelf of anyone with even a passing interest in homeschooling as an alternative to or supplement for traditional education.  

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Praxis Core

Published 10-31-2016

1,001 opportunities to hone your Praxis test-taking skills 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—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! 1,001 Praxis Core Practice Questions For Dummies 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! Increase your chances of scoring higher on the Praxis Core exam Test your skills with practice problems for every question type Access practice problems online, from easy to hard Track your progress, pinpoint your strengths, and work through your weaknesses 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

Increase your chances of scoring higher on the Praxis II Elementary Education test 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 Praxis II Elementary Education For Dummies with Online Practice! 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. 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. Practice with hundreds of authentic Praxis II questions Hone the skills needed to ace the exam and start your career as a licensed teacher Boost your confidence and do your best on test day Get one year of online access to five Praxis II exams to sharpen your test-taking skills 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

If you’re preparing for the newly revised Numeracy and Literacy Skills Tests, Teacher’s Skills Tests For Dummies 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),  Teacher’s Skills Tests For Dummies provides you with: - A review of the key maths and English concepts you need to know to do well - Full length practice tests and tons of additional practice questions - Online accessible audio tests for spelling and mental arithmetic — to better prepare you for the actual test - Tips and tricks (along with mistakes to avoid) to become a better test taker With this book — and a bit of work on your part — you’ll be positioned to pass your skills tests and gain that coveted place on a teacher-training course.

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Rookie Teaching For Dummies

Published 05-23-2003

Navigate politics, paperwork, and legal issues Find your instructional style and make learning fun for your students! Gain the upper hand on your first day of school! This friendly guide reveals what they didn't teach you in your education classes, offering practical advice and tons of real-life examples to help you set up and maintain an orderly classroom, engage your students, establish a grading system, and develop positive relationships with parents and school administrators. The Dummies Way * Explanations in plain English * "Get in, get out" information * Icons and other navigational aids * Tear-out cheat sheet * Top ten lists * A dash of humor and fun

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