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FTCE Prekindergarten/Primary PK-3 (053) Book + Online

FTCE Prekindergarten/Primary PK-3 (053) Book + Online

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By Katrina Willard Hall, Kim A. Cheek
Print Edition $34.95


  • Pages: 336
  • Publication Date: March 2021
  • ISBN: 978-0-7386-1241-6

REA's FTCE PK/Primary PK-3 (053)  Test Prep with Online Tests Gets You Certified and in the Classroom!

REA's brand new prep for the FTCE PK/Primary Pk-3 exam gives you everything you need to succeed. It's perfect for teacher education students and career-changing professionals who are seeking certification in early childhood education in Florida public schools.

Written by Florida teacher education experts, our study package contains an in-depth review of all the competencies tested on the FTCE PK/Primary Pk-3 exam: developmental knowledge, language arts and reading, math, and science. Expert test-taking tips and strategies offer advice on how to raise your scores. 

  • An online diagnostic pinpoints your strengths and weaknesses so you can focus your study on the topics where you need the most review.
  • Two full-length practice tests (available in the book and online) offer realistic practice and are balanced to include every type of question and skill tested on the actual exam. Our online tests are offered in a timed format with automatic scoring and diagnostic feedback to help you zero in on the topics and types of questions that give you trouble now, so you can succeed on test day.

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

REA's Book + Online prep packages are exactly the extra support teacher candidates need to pass their challenging certification exams. Our comprehensive test preps are teacher-recommended and written by experts in the field.


About the Author

About the Authors

Katrina Willard Hall, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum in the College of Education and Human Services at the University of North Florida. Dr. Hall has done extensive work in PreK–3 curriculum development, especially in the reading area, focused on providing high-quality, diverse literature for the early childhood grades. Her latest project explores the ingredients for a healthy school— including the use of outdoor classrooms—designed to place children’s well-being at the forefront. Dr. Hall is a recipient of the University of North Florida’s Outstanding Undergraduate and Graduate Teaching Awards. She earned her Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction, with an emphasis on literacy, from the University of Florida. She also holds an Ed.S. in Curriculum and Instruction: Literacy and an M.Ed. in Elementary Education from the University of Florida, and a B.A. in Communications from the University of North Florida.

Kim A. Cheek, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Teaching, Learning, and Curriculum in the College of Education and Human Services at the University of North Florida, where she is also the Director of the Doctorate of Education Program in Curriculum and Instruction. Dr. Cheek was honored with UNF’s 2020 Outstanding Faculty Service Award. She has taught math, science, and social studies in early childhood settings. Her research interests include how spatial, temporal, and numeric thinking impact science learning, teaching for conceptual understanding in science, model-based reasoning, and differentiated instruction as a means to further participation of underrepresented populations in STEM. Dr. Cheek received her doctorate in science education from Durham University in the UK. She also holds an M.S. in Geosciences from Mississippi State University, an M.Ed. in Elementary Education from Towson University, and a B.A. in Elementary and Special Education from Goucher University.