Author: Mark Mentze
Release Date: 2002-10
Genre: Educational tests and measurements
Test prep book for Texas teachers preparing for PPR TExES exam. Book includes illustrations, worksheets, test prep system of study, and exercises. Book also includes a study module on CD, and we highly recommend in-person tutoring, phone tutoring, or the 5-hr. seminar with the author.
Your guide to acing the TExEs exam This best-selling handbook is the definitive resource for prospective principals who want to boost student performance and demonstrate outstanding school leadership. Thoroughly updated to address the completely revamped TExES exam, this new edition details: The domains and competencies of successful school leadership The leadership philosophy on which TexES is constructed A sample test and important areas to focus on What to do in the weeks, days, and even the night before the test An extensive list of additional resources to supplement each domain
Master the TExES with down-to-earth test prep strategies ESL certification is attainable if one understands the domains and competencies represented in the test and masters test prep skills. Dr. Elaine Wilmore, known for her popular TExES preparation seminars, synthesizes her knowledge and experiences and gives readers a practical approach to passing the ESL Supplemental Exam. Written in a conversational tone, the book uses real examples to help readers connect theory with actual practice and offers: Thorough discussions of relevant concepts related to domains and competencies Tables and graphics for visual and kinesthetic learners Chapter summaries highlighting “Important Points” and the author’s “Guess My Favorites” learning tips Test-taking strategies and sample exam questions
Author: Larry Davis
Publisher: Outskirts Press
Release Date: 2011-07-01
THIS IS THE BREAKTHROUGH BOOK FOR THE PRINCIPAL # 068 EXAM Most books will make you a promise. This book will deliver. As a future administrator preparing to take the Principal #068 Exam you will be faced with a myriad of scenarios within this exam. This book is a comprehensive and exceptionally practical blueprint of strategies, explanations, definitions, helpful hints and other key rudiments needed to enhance your performance on the exam as well as in your career. The use of practical approaches to further your understanding each domain and its various competencies go a long way towards you achieving your ultimate goal of becoming a school administrator. Davis has provided a list of acronyms, state laws, stem changer, education codes and lots of other information to help with your success. By implementing the strategies, tips and study skills contained in this book. I will help you generate new techniques that will enhance your triumph the day of the exam. Bio: Larry Davis is the creator of "Preparing To Pass The TExES Principal Exam." He has also researched and developed a teacher induction program aimed at recruiting and retaining highly qualified teachers. Davis received his Associates in Applied Arts from Weatherford College in Weatherford, Texas, his Bachelors of Arts in Communications from the University of Texas at Arlington in Arlington, Texas and his Masters in Education Administration from Texas Woman's University located in Denton, Texas. Davis is a second career educator who spent 10 years in corporate America before becoming an educator. The birth of his son in 1995 prompted him to take a close look at the education system which leads to him becoming part of the Texas Public School System. Davis now works as a school administrator here in the great State of Texas and has dedicated his career to building quality education for all learners through the development of highly qualified administrators and teachers.
ôA timely and critically important guide focused on the competencies essential for teachers to enter the classroom and work with diverse students.öùPatrick M. Jenlink, Professor of Doctoral StudiesStephen F. Austin State University, TXôThe authors have created a comprehensive, upbeat, and positive step-by-step process on how to study for the TExES examùoffering real-life ideas that even a veteran teacher could use.öùDebra Hurst, ELL Kindergarten TeacherAustin Independent School District, TXAce the test, lower your stress, and achieve success!Best-selling author Elaine L. Wilmore and educator Amy Burkman bring extensive TExES exam-development and workshop-training experience to this comprehensive handbook. Written in a friendly and encouraging tone, the text helps aspiring teachers prepare for the Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities TExES Exam. The book details each of the learner-centered standards, domains, and competencies while addressing todayÆs hot topics of assessment, diversity, technology, family and student engagement, legal/ethical issues, and professional development. The authors also connect theory to practice with real-life examples that demonstrate the leadership philosophy behind the exam. Special features include:Test-taking tips and strategies that build confidence Practical application examples from each domain and area of competencyA fun ôOur Favoritesö section that develops critical thinking and synthesizes conceptsPractice ôdecision setsö with answers targeted to specific competenciesThis guidebook is more than the definitive roadmap to preparing for the PPR TExES exam. The authors give you indispensable keys to becoming a successful and world-changing teacher.
Elaine L. Wilmore guides superintendents in Texas and elsewhere through the certification test in Passing the Superintendent TExES Exam, the sequel to her best-selling Passing the Principal TExES Exam. This comprehensive resource is a must-have for anyone taking the superintendent TExES exam, but it will also be useful to others across the nation and around the world as the Texas standards are closely aligned with those of the Educational Leadership Constituent Council (ELCC). By breaking down the domains and competencies of the test into manageable components, Wilmore guides readers through personal success plans to superintendent certification.