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TExES PPR EC-12 (160) Book + Online

TExES PPR EC-12 (160) Book + Online

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By Beatrice Mendez Newman
Print Edition $34.95


  • Pages: 288
  • Publication Date: February 2014
  • ISBN: 978-0-7386-1142-6

REA's TExES PPR EC-12 (160) Test Prep with Online Practice Tests
Gets You Certified and in the Classroom!

Nationwide, more than 4 million teachers will be needed over the next decade, and all must take appropriate tests to be licensed. REA gets you ready for your teaching career with our outstanding library of Teacher Certification test preps.

Our test prep is designed to help teacher candidates master the information on the TExES PPR EC-12 (160) exam and get certified to teach in Texas. It's perfect for college students, teachers, and career-changing professionals who are looking to become Texas Early Childhood through Grade 12 teachers.

Written by a leading specialist in teacher education, our complete study package contains an in-depth review of all four state-defined domains and the 13 competencies, including discussions of key educational concepts, theories, and laws.

A diagnostic test and two full-length practice tests are offered online in a timed format with instant scoring, diagnostic feedback, and detailed explanations of answers. Each test features every type of question, subject area, and skill you need to know for the exam. Our online practice tests replicate the TExES question format, allowing you to assess your skills and gauge your test-readiness.

The online tests at REA's Study Center offer the most powerful scoring and diagnostic tools available today. Automatic scoring and instant reports help you zero in on the topics and types of questions that give you trouble now, so you'll succeed when it counts. Every practice exam comes with detailed feedback on every question. We don't just say which answers are right - we explain why the other answer choices are wrong - so you'll be prepared on test day.

The book includes the same two practice tests that are offered online, but without the added benefits of detailed scoring analysis and diagnostic feedback. This complete test prep package comes with a customized study schedule and REA's test-taking strategies and tips.

This test prep is a must-have for anyone who wants to teach EC-12 in Texas!

About the Author

Dr. Beatrice Mendez Newman is a professor in the English Department at The University of Texas-Pan American where she teaches first-year writing courses and writing methods classes. Her PhD is from Texas A&M University where she specialized in rhetoric and composition and linguistics. She has a lifetime Texas teaching certificate in secondary English and Journalism with ESL certification and works extensively with local teachers in creating student-centered, engaging writing units.

Dr. Newman’s book, English Teacher Certification Exams in Texas, published by Allyn and Bacon in 2005, is a study guide for the TExES ELAR exams. Dr. Newman’s research has been published in collections on teaching writing at Hispanic-serving institutions and writing center pedagogy; her recent articles have appeared in Voices from the Middle, HETS Online Journal, and the English Journal.