FTCE General Knowledge w/ CD-ROM (FTCE Teacher Certification Test Prep)

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9780738609485: FTCE General Knowledge w/ CD-ROM (FTCE Teacher Certification Test Prep)

REA's FTCE General Knowledge Test Prep with Practice Tests on CD

Gets You Certified and in the Classroom!

Updated Second Edition


Nationwide, more than 5 million teachers will be needed over the next decade, and all must take appropriate tests to be licensed. REA gets you ready for your teaching career with our outstanding library of Teacher Certification test preps!

Scoring well on the FTCE (Florida Teacher Certification Examinations) doesn't just help you get certified to teach, it helps move your career forward. REA's updated second edition of our bestselling FTCE General Knowledge test prep with TestWare shows you how to score high on the exam and get certified.

Written by education experts, our complete study package gives you an in-depth review of all the competencies tested on the FTCE General Knowledge exam:

· English Language Skills

· Essay Skills

· Mathematics

· Reading

Our authors also give you a customized study schedule and expert test-taking strategies on how to prepare for exam day.

The book includes three full-length multiple-choice practice exams to help you test your knowledge and focus on areas in need of improvement. Based on official FTCE exams, our practice tests feature every type of question, subject area, and skill you need to know for the exam.

This TestWare edition includes two of the book's practice tests in a timed format on CD. Timed testing conditions, 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. Our detailed explanations of answers help you identify your strengths and weaknesses while building your skills.

This book is a must for anyone seeking certification as a teacher in Florida!

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ARE YOU READY TO TEACH IN FLORIDA?
THEN USE THE MOST COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE ON THE MARKET TODAY.

FTCE General Knowledge

The Most Complete Subject Review
Everything you need to know for the FTCE General Knowledge exam, prepared by specialists in teacher education. Comprehensive review chapters completely align with FTCE competencies and cover all subjects and skills tested on the exam. Drills in each chapter reinforce knowledge as you study.

The Best Practice Exams Available
3 full-length practice exams based on the official FTCE General Knowledge test – balanced to include every topic and type of question you can expect on the actual FTCE exam.

Total Explanations of Questions & Answers
Each practice exam comes with detailed feedback on every question. We don’t just say which answers are right – but explain why the others are wrong, so you’ll be prepared on test day!

Proven Test Prep Methods
REA’s focused FTCE General Knowledge content and practical advice have helped millions succeed on their exams. With our step-by-step plan, you can score high on the FTCE and get certified to teach in Florida!

Federal Guidelines for NCLB Compliance
You can expect that candidates with NCLB-compliant credentials will enjoy preferential status in hiring. This means you need to pass the FTCE. Maximize your exam performance and master the FTCE with the unrivaled certification expertise that only REA can offer.

Get the World’s Most Advanced FTCE Software
REA’s FTCE General Knowledge TestWare combines a realistic test environment with the most powerful scoring analysis and diagnostic tools available. With every practice test you take, you’ll gain knowledge and confidence for the real exam. 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 on the FTCE!

About the Author:

Leasha M. Barry, Ph.D., received her graduate training in Special Education, disability, and at-risk populations at the University of California at Santa Barbara. She is an Associate Professor in the Division of Teacher Education within the College of Professional Studies at the University of West Florida. Her work focuses on early intervention with at-risk populations, including individuals with disabilities and those who experience traumatic stress at home and in educational and healthcare settings. Dr. Barry is interested in identifying and documenting developmentally appropriate supports and interventions that set the stage for independence and self-determination for individuals who are identified as at-risk.

Laura Meiselman, M.S. has taught math to both regular and special education students in public and independent schools in New York for over 15 years. She has two master’s degrees from Bank Street College of Education, one in Special Education and one in Math Leadership. She is the author of two books: Tic Tac Math: Grades 5–8 and What’s Your Angle? And 9 More Math Games, published by Scholastic, Inc. and has contributed her expertise to several REA books. She lives in the Hudson Valley with her daughter. When she’s not doing curriculum writing or test preparation work, Laura can be found doing yoga, taking cooking classes, or reading.

Alicia Mendoza, Ed.D., formerly chair of the Elementary Education Department at Florida International University, has held the position of Associate Professor at the same academic institution for more than 31 years. Before coming to FIU, she was an Associate Professor at Clarion State College in Clarion, Pennsylvania and served as a consultant to Head Start classes in Western Pennsylvania. She also taught in the public schools of New York City. She earned her Ed.D. and M.Ed. at the University of Miami, and her B.A. at Queens College in New York City. Dr. Mendoza has been the recipient of the Distinguished Member Award of the Association of Teacher Educators in 2005, a Teaching Incentive award, and an Excellence in Advising award during her time at Florida International University. She is the author of numerous published articles, book chapters, and curriculum materials. Dr. Mendoza also recently authored a book, titled The Essentials of Elementary Education and Current Controversies.

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