Illinois TAP Math

Illinois TAP Math Author Mary DeSouza Stephens
ISBN-10 149223091X
Release 2013-08-28
Pages 298
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Illinois TAP Math - This book is designed to help you succeed on the mathematics subtest of the Illinois Licensure Testing System (ILTS) Test of Academic Proficiency. It covers all the essential topics to develop a deep understanding of math fundamentals including number sense, functions, algebra, geometry, graphing, data analysis, and statistics. The book contains over 500 practice questions, 40 lessons, detailed explanations, quizzes, and comprehensive exams to ensure a complete grasp of all objectives tested on the exam. Please visit www.prepforward.com for more information on this book, to contact the author, or to find out about online, interactive, self-paced review courses for all subtests of the Illinois Test of Academic Proficiency.



ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency TAP w Online Tests

ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency  TAP  w Online Tests Author Dean Cantu
ISBN-10 9780738684246
Release 2013-10-10
Pages 400
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REA's ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP) Test Prep with Online Practice Gets You Certified and in the Classroom! Nationwide, more than 4 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. Our test prep is designed to help teacher candidates master the information on the ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP) exam and get certified. It's perfect for college students, teachers, and career-changing professionals who are looking to become Illinois teachers. Written by Illinois teacher educators, our complete study package contains an in-depth review of all the competencies tested on the ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP) exam, including reading, language arts, writing, and math. A diagnostic test and a full-length practice test 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 replicates the ILTS question format, allowing you to assess your skills and gauge your test-readiness. 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. The book includes the same practice test that is offered online, but without the added benefits of detailed scoring analysis and diagnostic feedback. 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 in Illinois!



ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency 400

ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency  400 Author Dean Cantu
ISBN-10 0738611441
Release 2013-09-01
Pages 288
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REA's ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP) Test Prep with Online Practice Gets You Certified and in the Classroom! Nationwide, more than 4 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. Our test prep is designed to help teacher candidates master the information on the ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP) exam and get certified. It's perfect for college students, teachers, and career-changing professionals who are looking to become Illinois teachers. Written by Illinois teacher educators, our complete study package contains an in-depth review of all the competencies tested on the ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency (TAP) exam, including reading, language arts, writing, and math. A diagnostic test and a full-length practice test 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 replicates the ILTS question format, allowing you to assess your skills and gauge your test-readiness. 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. The book includes the same practice test that is offered online, but without the added benefits of detailed scoring analysis and diagnostic feedback. 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 in Illinois!



Ilts Test of Academic Proficiency Practice Questions

Ilts Test of Academic Proficiency Practice Questions Author Ilts Exam Secrets Test Prep Team
ISBN-10 1630945420
Release 2014-08-22
Pages 96
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ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency Practice Questions are the simplest way to prepare for your ILTS test. Practice is an essential part of preparing for a test and improving a test taker's chance of success. the best way to practice taking a test is by going through lots of practice test questions. Our ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency Practice Questions give you the opportunity to test your knowledge on a set of questions. You can know everything that is going to be covered on the test and it will not do you any good on test day if you have not had a chance to practice. Repetition is a key to success and using practice test questions allows you to reinforce your strengths and improve your weaknesses. Detailed answer explanations are also included for each question. It may sound obvious, but you have to know which questions you missed (and more importantly why you missed them) to be able to avoid making the same mistakes again when you take the real test. That's why our ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency Practice Questions include answer keys with detailed answer explanations. These in-depth answer explanations will allow you to better understand any questions that were difficult for you or that you needed more help to understand.



ILTS TAP Mathematics

ILTS   TAP Mathematics Author Preparing Teachers in America
ISBN-10 1533518009
Release 2016-05-02
Pages 142
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This guide includes an online tutoring subscription. Rate the best test prep book, this guide contains updated ILTS - TAP Mathematics exam questions based on the recent changes to the ILTS - TAP Mathematics Exam. The ILTS - TAP Mathematics exam questions are aligned with the Common Core State Standards. This guide includes multi-step ILTS - TAP Mathematics Math Exam word problems similar to the real ILTS - TAP Mathematics exam. Included in the guide are detail explanations to each of the ILTS - TAP Mathematics practice exam questions. In addition, suggestions on when and how to use the calculator are included. Plus, a free online tutoring subscription is included with the purchase of the study guide.



Mathematical Proficiency for All Students Toward a Strategic Research and Development Program in Mathematics Education

Mathematical Proficiency for All Students  Toward a Strategic Research and Development Program in Mathematics Education Author Deborah Loewenberg
ISBN-10 9780833034113
Release 2003-04-15
Pages 122
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A clear need exists for substantial improvement in mathematics proficiency in U.S. schools. The RAND Mathematics Study Panel was convened to inform the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Educational Research and Improvement on ways to improve the quality and usability of education research and development (R&D). The panel identified three areas for focused R&D: development of teachers' mathematical knowledge used in teaching; teaching and learning of skills needed for mathematical thinking and problem-solving; and teaching and learning of algebra from kindergarten through the 12th grade.



ILTS Assessment of Professional Teaching 101 104 Exam Secrets Study Guide

ILTS Assessment of Professional Teaching  101 104  Exam Secrets Study Guide Author Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN-10 1627330542
Release 2014-03-31
Pages 132
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** ILTS Assessment of Professional Teaching (101-104) Exam Secrets helps you ace the Illinois Licensure Testing System, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive ILTS Assessment of Professional Teaching (101-104) Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. ILTS Assessment of Professional Teaching (101-104) Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to ILTS Test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; Introduction to the ILTS Test Series including: ILTS Assessment Explanation, Two Kinds of ILTS Assessments; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Along with a complete, in-depth study guide for your specific ILTS test, and much more...



Gender Differences in Mathematics

Gender Differences in Mathematics Author Ann M. Gallagher
ISBN-10 1139443755
Release 2004-12-27
Pages
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Females consistently score lower than males on standardized tests of mathematics - yet no such differences exist in the classroom. These differences are not trivial, nor are they insignificant. Test scores help determine entrance to college and graduate school and therefore, by extension, a person's job and future success. If females receive lower test scores then they also receive fewer opportunities. Why does this discrepancy exist? This book presents a series of papers that address these issues by integrating the latest research findings and theories. Authors such as Diane Halpern, Jacquelynne Eccles, Beth Casey, Ronald Nuttal, James Byrnes, and Frank Pajares tackle these questions from a variety of perspectives. Many different branches of psychology are represented, including cognitive, social, personality/self-oriented, and psychobiological. The editors then present an integrative chapter that discusses the ideas presented and other areas that the field should explore.



ILTS Mathematics 115 Exam Secrets Study Guide

ILTS Mathematics  115  Exam Secrets Study Guide Author Ilts Exam Secrets Test Prep
ISBN-10 1627330798
Release 2014-03-31
Pages 120
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** ILTS Mathematics (115) Exam Secrets helps you ace the Illinois Licensure Testing System, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive ILTS Mathematics (115) Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. ILTS Mathematics (115) Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to ILTS Test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; Introduction to the ILTS Test Series including: ILTS Assessment Explanation, Two Kinds of ILTS Assessments; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Along with a complete, in-depth study guide for your specific ILTS test, and much more...



Praxis II Middle School Mathematics 5169 With Online Practice Tests

Praxis II Middle School Mathematics  5169  With Online Practice Tests Author Stephen Reiss
ISBN-10 0738611840
Release 2014-09-14
Pages 320
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REA's PRAXIS II: Middle School Mathematics Test Prep with Online Practice Gets You Certified and in the Classroom! Nationwide, more than 4 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. REA's PRAXIS II: Middle School Mathematics (5169) test prep is designed to help you master the information on this important exam, bringing you one step closer to being certified to teach middle school math. It's perfect for college students, out-of-state teachers, and career-changing professionals who are looking to teach middle school math in states where this exam is required. This study package contains in-depth reviews of all the content categories and topics tested on the PRAXIS II: Middle School Mathematics exam. A pretest and posttest are offered online to help you pinpoint strengths and weaknesses as you study the review chapters. The book includes two full-length practice tests based on actual PRAXIS questions and features every type of question, subject area, and skill tested on the exam. Two additional practice tests are offered online at the REA Study Center and come with automatic scoring, timed testing conditions, and diagnostic feedback to help you zero in on the topics and types of questions that give you trouble now, so you can succeed on test day. This test prep is a must-have for anyone prepping for the PRAXIS II: Middle School Math exam!



ILTS Social Science History 114 Exam Secrets Study Guide

ILTS Social Science History  114  Exam Secrets Study Guide Author Ilts Exam Secrets Test Prep
ISBN-10 1627330968
Release 2014-03-31
Pages 168
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** ILTS Social Science: History (114) Exam Secrets helps you ace the Illinois Licensure Testing System, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive ILTS Social Science: History (114) Exam Secrets study guide is written by our exam experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to ace your test. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses that you can exploit to increase your exam score more than you've ever imagined. ILTS Social Science: History (114) Exam Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to ILTS Test Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; Introduction to the ILTS Test Series including: ILTS Assessment Explanation, Two Kinds of ILTS Assessments; A comprehensive General Strategy review including: Make Predictions, Answer the Question, Benchmark, Valid Information, Avoid Fact Traps, Milk the Question, The Trap of Familiarity, Eliminate Answers, Tough Questions, Brainstorm, Read Carefully, Face Value, Prefixes, Hedge Phrases, Switchback Words, New Information, Time Management, Contextual Clues, Don't Panic, Pace Yourself, Answer Selection, Check Your Work, Beware of Directly Quoted Answers, Slang, Extreme Statements, Answer Choice Families; Along with a complete, in-depth study guide for your specific ILTS test, and much more...



ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency 400 Secrets Study Guide

ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency  400  Secrets Study Guide Author Mometrix Media LLC
ISBN-10 1627331077
Release 2014-03-31
Pages 176
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** If you want to ace the ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency (400), without spending weeks or even months of long nights on boring, tedious study, then ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency (400) Secrets is the resource you need. Our comprehensive ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency (400) Secrets study guide was developed and compiled by educational testing experts, who painstakingly researched every topic and concept that you need to know to do well on the exam. Our original research reveals specific weaknesses of the ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency (400), which you can take advantage of to earn an exam score higher than you thought possible, and start on the education career of your dreams. ILTS Test of Academic Proficiency (400) Secrets covers: Mathematics: Arithmetic and Basic Algebra, Geometry, Functions and their Graphs, Probability and Statistics, Analytical Geometry, Discrete Mathematics, Linear Algebra, Computer Science, Mathematical Reasoning and Modeling, Standard Units of Measurement, Visual Displays of Quantitative Information Reading Comprehension: Figurative Language and other Literary Elements, Literary Forms and Genres, Interpreting Texts in Historical and Cultural Contexts, American Literature, British Literature, World Literature Language Arts: Principles of Language Development, History and Development of the English Language, History and Development of American English, Elements of Grammar, Elements of Semantics, Elements of Rhetoric and much more...



Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation

Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation Author Committee on Underrepresented Groups and the Expansion of the Science and Engineering Workforce Pipeline
ISBN-10 9780309159685
Release 2011-06-29
Pages 286
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In order for the United States to maintain the global leadership and competitiveness in science and technology that are critical to achieving national goals, we must invest in research, encourage innovation, and grow a strong and talented science and technology workforce. Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation explores the role of diversity in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) workforce and its value in keeping America innovative and competitive. According to the book, the U.S. labor market is projected to grow faster in science and engineering than in any other sector in the coming years, making minority participation in STEM education at all levels a national priority. Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation analyzes the rate of change and the challenges the nation currently faces in developing a strong and diverse workforce. Although minorities are the fastest growing segment of the population, they are underrepresented in the fields of science and engineering. Historically, there has been a strong connection between increasing educational attainment in the United States and the growth in and global leadership of the economy. Expanding Underrepresented Minority Participation suggests that the federal government, industry, and post-secondary institutions work collaboratively with K-12 schools and school systems to increase minority access to and demand for post-secondary STEM education and technical training. The book also identifies best practices and offers a comprehensive road map for increasing involvement of underrepresented minorities and improving the quality of their education. It offers recommendations that focus on academic and social support, institutional roles, teacher preparation, affordability and program development.



Indiana Core 025 Exceptional Needs

Indiana Core 025 Exceptional Needs Author Preparing Teachers in America
ISBN-10 1539499375
Release 2016-10-13
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Indiana CORE 025 Exceptional Needs - Mild Intervention Practice Exam plus a free online tutoring subscription. Rate the best test prep book, this guide contains updated exam questions based on the recent changes to the Indiana CORE 025 Exceptional Needs - Mild Intervention. The Indiana CORE 025 Exceptional Needs - Mild Intervention questions are aligned with the updated standards. This guide includes similar to the real Indiana CORE 025 Exceptional Needs - Mild Intervention. Included in the guide are detail explanations to each of the practice exam questions.



Incentives and Test Based Accountability in Education

Incentives and Test Based Accountability in Education Author National Research Council
ISBN-10 9780309225076
Release 2011-10-18
Pages 130
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In recent years there have been increasing efforts to use accountability systems based on large-scale tests of students as a mechanism for improving student achievement. The federal No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) is a prominent example of such an effort, but it is only the continuation of a steady trend toward greater test-based accountability in education that has been going on for decades. Over time, such accountability systems included ever-stronger incentives to motivate school administrators, teachers, and students to perform better. Incentives and Test-Based Accountability in Education reviews and synthesizes relevant research from economics, psychology, education, and related fields about how incentives work in educational accountability systems. The book helps identify circumstances in which test-based incentives may have a positive or a negative impact on student learning and offers recommendations for how to improve current test-based accountability policies. The most important directions for further research are also highlighted. For the first time, research and theory on incentives from the fields of economics, psychology, and educational measurement have all been pulled together and synthesized. Incentives and Test-Based Accountability in Education will inform people about the motivation of educators and students and inform policy discussions about NCLB and state accountability systems. Education researchers, K-12 school administrators and teachers, as well as graduate students studying education policy and educational measurement will use this book to learn more about the motivation of educators and students. Education policy makers at all levels of government will rely on this book to inform policy discussions about NCLB and state accountability systems.



Mathematics Learning in Early Childhood

Mathematics Learning in Early Childhood Author National Research Council
ISBN-10 0309147433
Release 2009-11-13
Pages 398
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Early childhood mathematics is vitally important for young children's present and future educational success. Research demonstrates that virtually all young children have the capability to learn and become competent in mathematics. Furthermore, young children enjoy their early informal experiences with mathematics. Unfortunately, many children's potential in mathematics is not fully realized, especially those children who are economically disadvantaged. This is due, in part, to a lack of opportunities to learn mathematics in early childhood settings or through everyday experiences in the home and in their communities. Improvements in early childhood mathematics education can provide young children with the foundation for school success. Relying on a comprehensive review of the research, Mathematics Learning in Early Childhood lays out the critical areas that should be the focus of young children's early mathematics education, explores the extent to which they are currently being incorporated in early childhood settings, and identifies the changes needed to improve the quality of mathematics experiences for young children. This book serves as a call to action to improve the state of early childhood mathematics. It will be especially useful for policy makers and practitioners-those who work directly with children and their families in shaping the policies that affect the education of young children.



OGET OSAT Oklahoma General Educaton and Subject Area Tests Elementary Education

OGET OSAT Oklahoma General Educaton and Subject Area Tests   Elementary Education Author
ISBN-10 9780738601496
Release 2006-03
Pages 405
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REA ... Real review, Real practice, Real results. Take your teaching career to the head of the class. OGET - General Education (74) OSAT - Elementary Education (50 & 51) For Oklahoma Licensure Are you prepared to excel on the OGET/OSAT exams? * Get to know the test, how it is scored, and much more. * Set up a study schedule by following our flexible, results-driven timeline * Take a practice test to discover what you know and what you should know * Use REA's advice to ready yourself for proper study and success Sharpen your knowledge and skills * The book's comprehensive review features coverage of every type of question, subject area, and skill tested on each official exam * Lessons reinforce necessary skills * Key tutorials enhance specific abilities needed on the test * Targeted drills increase comprehension and help organize study Practice for real * Create the closest experience to test-day conditions with two full-length practice tests (one for each exam) * Chart your progress with full and detailed explanations of all answers * Boost your confidence with test-taking strategies and experienced advice Get to the head of the class! Get certified! REA books and software have proven to be the extra support teacher candidates need to pass their challenging test for state licensure. Our comprehensive study guides are teacher-recommended and written by educators who have mastered the test and the related program of study.