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9781119888178

Praxis Core 2023-2024 For Dummies

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  • ISBN13:

    9781119888178

  • ISBN10:

    1119888174

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2022-09-21
  • Publisher: For Dummies

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Summary

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 educator

The 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.

Author Biography

Carla C. Kirkland is founder and CEO of the Kirkland Group, an educational consulting firm that has helped educators prepare their students for standardized tests for more than 20 years.

Chan Cleveland is executive vice president of the Kirkland Group and an English educator who has developed language arts resources for multiple school districts.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1

Part 1: Getting Started with the Praxis Core 5

CHAPTER 1: Previewing the Praxis 7

CHAPTER 2: Getting Ready for Test Day 11

CHAPTER 3: Practicing the Praxis: Sampling Some Practice Questions 17

Part 2: Mastering Math Concepts 37

CHAPTER 4: Count on It: Number and 39

CHAPTER 5: Introducing Letters: Algebra 65

CHAPTER 6: Grasping Geometry Concepts 91

CHAPTER 7: Statistics and Probability 123

CHAPTER 8: Test-Taking Strategies for Core Math 143

Part 3: Refining Your Reading Comprehension Skills 153

CHAPTER 9: Reading Comprehension: Finding Meaning and Identifying Purpose 155

CHAPTER 10: Test-Taking Strategies for Core Reading 177

Part 4: Fine-Tuning Your Writing Skills 183

CHAPTER 11: Acing the Essay 185

CHAPTER 12: Giving Grammar a Glance 195

CHAPTER 13: Test-Taking Strategies for Core Writing 225

Part 5: Tackling Praxis Core Practice Tests 233

CHAPTER 14: Practice Exam 1 235

CHAPTER 15: Practice Exam 1: Answers and Explanations 275

CHAPTER 16: Practice Exam 2 327

CHAPTER 17: Practice Exam 2: Answers and Explanations 365

Part 6: The Part of Tens 409

CHAPTER 18: Ten Common Math Errors to Avoid 411

CHAPTER 19: Ten Mistakes to Avoid on the Praxis Reading and Writing Exams 415

Index 421

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