CliffsNotes FTCE Professional Education Test withCD-ROM, 2nd Edition

Overview

An updated edition—now with a CD-ROM

  • Introduction and format of the exam
  • Subject review chapters on all topics covered on the exam
  • 2 full-length practice exams
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Overview

An updated edition—now with a CD-ROM

  • Introduction and format of the exam
  • Subject review chapters on all topics covered on the exam
  • 2 full-length practice exams
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781118014721
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 12/27/2011
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 384
  • Sales rank: 179,055
  • Product dimensions: 8.20 (w) x 10.70 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

VI CAIN ALEXANDER, Ph.D., is a professor and Reading Education Coordinator in the Department of Elementary Education at Stephen F. Austin State University.

SANDRA LUNA MCCUNE is a former Regents Professor and math specialist in the Department of Elementary Education at Stephen F. Austin State University, where she received the Distinguished Professor Award. She now is a full-time author and consultant and resides in Austin, Texas.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1

General Description 1

The PEd Test Competencies 1

Competency 1: Assessment 1

Competency 2: Communications 1

Competency 3: Continuous Improvement 2

Competency 4: Critical and Creative Thinking 2

Competency 5: Diversity 2

Competency 6: Ethics 2

Competency 7: Human Development and Learning 2

Competency 8: Subject Matter 3

Competency 9: Learning Environment 3

Competency 10: Planning 3

Competency 11: Role of the Teacher 3

Competency 12: Technology 4

Competency 13: Foundations of Education 4

Competency 14: English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) 4

The Role of the PEd Test in Teacher Certification 4

Questions Commonly Asked About the FTCE PEd Test 5

How to Use This CliffsNotes Book 7

How to Prepare for the Day of the Test 9

What to Do During the Test 9

PART I: COMPETENCY REVIEWS

Chapter 1: Competency 1: Assessment 13

Chapter 2: Competency 2: Communications 33

Chapter 3: Competency 3: Continuous Improvement 47

Chapter 4: Competency 4: Critical and Creative Thinking 65

Chapter 5: Competency 5: Diversity 83

Chapter 6: Competency 6: Ethics 101

Chapter 7: Competency 7: Human Development and Learning 111

Chapter 8: Competency 8: Subject Matter 131

Chapter 9: Competency 9: Learning Environment 147

Chapter 10: Competency 10: Planning 165

Chapter 11: Competency 11: Role of the Teacher 179

Chapter 12: Competency 12: Technology 197

Chapter 13: Competency 13: Foundations of Education 211

Chapter 14: Competency 14: English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) 223

PART II: FULL-LENGTH PRACTICE TESTS

Chapter 15: Practice Test 1 239

Chapter 16: Practice Test 2 285

Appendix A: References and Resources 329

Appendix B: Glossary 335

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