REA's TExES PPR EC-12 (160) Test Prep with Online Practice Tests (6th ed.)
Gets You Certified and in the Classroom!
Fully revised and updated 6th edition!
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 teach Early Childhood through Grade 12 in Texas.
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 and theories, as well as relevant laws.
A diagnostic test and three 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 Pearson TExES question format, allowing you to assess your skills and gauge your test-readiness. The book includes two of the three practice tests in print.
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.
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 Professor of Writing and Language Studies at The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley. Her Ph.D. 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 is also the author of English Teacher Certification Exams in Texas (Allyn and Bacon, 2005), a study guide for the TExES ELAR exams. Dr. Newman’s research has been published in collections on teaching writing at Hispanic-serving institutions; her recent articles have appeared in Voices from the Middle, HETS Online Journal, and the English Journal. Dr. Newman serves as a reviewer for journal manuscripts published by the National Council of Teachers of English, and has also been a national judge for the NCTE Achievement Awards in Writing.