Georgia GACE Professional Pedagogy [NOOK Book]


GACE Professional Pedagogy Test Prep Puts Georgia Teachers in a Class of Their Own!First Edition!

REA’s new test prep for the GACE (Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators) Professional Pedagogy (171, 172) exam helps teacher candidates get one step closer to teaching in a Georgia classroom.

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GACE Professional Pedagogy Test Prep Puts Georgia Teachers in a Class of Their Own!First Edition!

REA’s new test prep for the GACE (Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators) Professional Pedagogy (171, 172) exam helps teacher candidates get one step closer to teaching in a Georgia classroom.

Written by an expert on the content of the Georgia GACE exam, our comprehensive review covers all the necessary skills on both of the GACE Professional Pedagogy tests: Test I - Student Development & Learning and Learning Environment. Test II - Instruction & Assessment, and Professional Roles & Responsibilities.

Book comes complete with two full-length practice tests with detailed explanations for every answer, test-taking strategies, a custom study schedule, and more!

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780738665351
  • Publisher: Research & Education Association
  • Publication date: 9/9/2011
  • Series: Georgia GACE Test Preparation
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 288
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

About the Author

Dr. Patrick Hannigan’s career spans forty-three years. He began as a public school classroom teacher, serving for twelve years; he then spent twenty-five years as principal of two Blue Ribbon schools, culminating this portion of his career as a central office administrator for three years. He is now an assistant professor at Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, Georgia, in middle and secondary education. Dr. Hannigan had previously spent nearly twenty years as adjunct faculty at the University of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College, Salve Regina University, and Johnson & Wales University—all in the field of teacher preparation.


Fred Storar, social studies teacher at Arthur Williams Middle School in Jesup, Georgia, holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Maryland, University College. Currently, Mr. Storar is enrolled in graduate school at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Georgia, pursuing a Master of Arts in Teaching, in middle grades education.

Jamie Burchett Danford, a graduate of Armstrong Atlantic State University, is currently completing her Master’s in Teaching at AASU. A native of Savannah, Georgia, Jamie plans to teach language arts at the secondary level.

Pamela Mahan, DSN, MA, RN, an assistant professor of nursing at Armstrong Atlantic State University in Savannah, Georgia, teaches health promotion, theory, health policy, and community health nursing. Mahan received a doctoral degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. From 1993 to 1996, she was a National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) educational grant recipient, with a research focus in work-environment stress and stress management with secondary school teachers. She is also a former high school biology teacher.

Susan Croom, a graduate assistant in middle and secondary education at Armstrong Atlantic State University, served as editorial assistant to the primary author.

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About This Book and TestWare®

REA’s The Best Teachers’ Test Preparation for the GACE Professional Pedagogy Assessment (Test Codes 171 and 172) with TestWare® on CD-ROM is a comprehensive guide designed to assist you in preparing to take the GACE Professional Pedagogy Assessment. This test was created to assess the knowledge and skills of individuals seeking an alternative route to teacher certification.

To teach in the Georgia public schools system, prospective educators who have not completed a state-approved teacher preparation program are required to pass the GACE Professional Pedagogy Assessment (Test Codes 171 and 172) as well as the GACE Basic Skills Assessment and the appropriate GACE content area assessment. This is the testing approach to certification, as opposed to the traditional approach, which requires you to take courses through a college system, a regional educational service agency (RESA), or a university.

To help you succeed in this important step toward your teaching career in Georgia schools, this test guide, along with REA’s exclusive TestWare® software, features the following:

• An accurate and complete overview of the GACE Professional Pedagogy Assessment
• A targeted review of each subarea
• Tips and strategies for successfully passing the test
• Diagnostic tools to identify areas of strength and weakness
• Two full-length, true-to-format practice tests for each part of the Pedagogy assessment based on the most recently administered GACE Professional Pedagogy Assessment
• Detailed explanations of each answer on the practice tests

When creating this test preparation guide, we at REA considered the most recent test administrations and professional standards. We also researched information from the Georgia Department of Education, professional journals, textbooks, and educators. The result is the best GACE test preparation materials based on the latest information available.

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Table of Contents

About This Book and TestWare®
About Test Selection About the GACE Professional Pedagogy Assessment

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  • Posted July 27, 2009

    The Gace Professional Pedagogy Book, Good but not good enough for GACE

    I bought the Gace Professional Pedagogy Book to hopefully get me over the top on taking the remaining test for me to pass for Teacher Certification.
    I have already passed Test #172. I have taken test # 171 3 times now and my best score is 203. I need 220 to pass. I believe the material in the book is great. However, GACE is not allowing good qualified people the opportunity to change careers to get into teaching. I went back to school and received my masters degree in Education with a 3.94 overall grade point average and this is where I am at today. Three times taking the Test 171 and still not good enough to pass the GACE test!!!!!!
    Mark H.

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