This book includes three full-length exams for the Liberal Arts arid Sciences Test (LAST), Assessment of Teaching Skills-Performance (ATS-P), and the Assessment of Teaching Skills--Written (ATS-W) tests. Comprehensive reviews in mathematics, English language and literature, history, the social and physical sciences, and communication skills are included. Essential for anyone seeking a teaching certificate in the state of New York.
A Study Guide for Success in Taking Educational Leadership Licensure Examiniations
Author: Kenneth Forman,Jeffrey Soloff
Category: Business & Economics
"Preparing for Educational Leadership" is a guide for educational leadership students in preparing for State licensure examinations. This book provides actual cases and problems that building and central office administrators face in everyday life. Each case includes a solution to the problem and a rationale to assist the future leader in understanding how to deal with the situation. This book will provide the basis for conversations around these cases in your educational leadership classes. It will help your students become better prepared candidates for these exams while, at the same time, help develop their abilities to think as an building/district level administrator.
In Teaching English Language Learners through Technology, the authors explore the use of computers/technology as a pedagogical tool to aid in the appropriate instruction of ELLs across all content areas. The special focus of this book is on the informed use of various technologies and software programs that can specifically aid ELLs. Strategies are also provided for varying levels of access--whether teachers teach in a one computer classroom, have access to multiple computers, or have the ability to go into a computer lab at their school. A fully annotated list of web and print resources completes the volume, making this a valuable reference to help teachers harness the power of computer-assisted technologies in meeting the challenges of including all learners in effective instruction.
Our inventive strategies and unique approach to standardized tests have revolutionized the test-prep industry. The techniques we teach in our courses are in this book. And If It’s on the LAST or ATS-W, It’s in This Book We don’t try to teach you everything there is to know about math, reading, writing, and teaching–only the techniques you’ll need to score higher on the NYSTCE. There’s a big difference. In Cracking the NYSTCE, we’ll teach you how to think like the test writers and -Hone your essay-writing skills -Prepare for the challenges of the NYSTCE -Raise your score with complete preparation for both the LAST and the ATSW This book includes 2 full-length practice exams, one for the LAST and one for the ATSW. All of our practice questions are just like the ones you’ll see on the actual NYSTCE, and we fully explain every solution.
THE STUDY SMART SERIES, designed for students from junior high school through lifelong learning programs, teaches skills for research and note-taking, provides exercises to improve grammar, and reveals secrets for putting these skills together in great essays. Test taking is a skill apart from learning course material, a skill every student must acquire in order to survive. Test-Taking Strategies is the book for anyone who has ever dreaded an exam. Strategies for taking every kind of test are dealt with—objective tests (multiple choice, true/false, matching), essay tests, and oral exams. The authors also offer help for handling anxiety, explaining relaxation and desensitization techniques that help students control nervousness and keep it from detracting from performance. There are tips for managing time during the test, knowing when to guess, and for pulling answers out of your memory even when the question drew a blank at first glance. Essay tests and oral exams are particularly gruesome for most students, and until now there has been very little advice for handling such tests. Test-Taking Strategies includes plenty of advice for developing ideas while under pressure.
Elementary Education Content Knowledge (0014 and 5014)
Author: LearningExpress LLC,Learningexpress
Publisher: Learning Express Llc
Taking the Praxis II: Elementary Education Content Knowledge exam is an important part on the journey to becoming a primary or secondary school teacher. With this revised and updated top-selling guide, prospective teachers will learn everything they need to know about the test, alongside comprehensive practice: what's on it, when it's given, and how it's administered and scored.
This text has been written in clear and accurate language that students can read and comprehend. The author has minimized the number of explicitly state theorems and definitions, in favor of dealing with concepts in a more conversational manner. This is illustrated by over 250 worked out examples. The problems are extremely high quality and are regarded as one of the text's many strengths. This book also allows the instructor to select the level of technology desired. Trench has simplified this by using the symbols C and L. C exercises call for computation and/or graphics, and L exercises are laboratory exercises that require extensive use of technology. Several sections include informal advice on the use of technology. The instructor who prefers not to emphasize technology can ignore these exercises.
This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. For all courses in medical law and/or ethics in programs for nurses, medical assistants, and all allied health care professions Complete, accessible, and up-to-date Written for health professionals of all kinds—not lawyers— Medical Law and Ethics covers the full spectrum of topics that affect practice. Fully updated coverage includes: the legal system, professional liability and medical malpractice, physician’s responsibilities, medical records, ethical and bioethical issues, and current regulations. Actual legal cases illuminate subjects ranging from patient confidentiality and abortion to death and dying. Med Tips provide quick scenarios and guidance about law and ethics. Each chapter contains glossary terms, exercises, and an actual case; appendices provide current sample codes of ethics.
INTRODUCE YOUR STUDENTS TO THE INSTITUTIONS, PROCESSES, AND POLITICS OF GOVERNMENT Formerly published by National Textbook Company this comprehensive program relates the study of government to the history and dominant leaders of our nation.
Focusing on the interface between mathematics and physics, this book offers an introduction to the physics, the mathematics, and the numerical simulation of nonlinear systems in optics and atomic physics. The text covers a wide spectrum of current research on the subject, which is an extremely active field in physics and mathematical physics, with a very broad range of implications, both for fundamental science and technological applications: light propagation in microstructured optical fibers, Bose-Einstein condensates, disordered systems, and the newly emerging field of nonlinear quantum mechanics. Accessible to PhD students, this book will also be of interest to post-doctoral researchers and seasoned academics.
Written in a clear and accurate language that students can understand, Trench's new book minimizes the number of explicitly stated theorems and definitions. Instead, he deals with concepts in a conversational style that engages students. He includes more than 250 illustrated, worked examples for easy reading and comprehension. One of the book's many strengths is its problems, which are of consistently high quality. Trench includes a thorough treatment of boundary-value problems and partial differential equations and has organized the book to allow instructors to select the level of technology desired. This has been simplified by using symbols, C and L, to designate the level of technology. C problems call for computations and/or graphics, while L problems are laboratory exercises that require extensive use of technology. Informal advice on the use of technology is included in several sections and instructors who prefer not to emphasize technology can ignore these exercises without interrupting the flow of material.
NYSTCE Exam Review for the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations
Author: Nystce Exam Secrets Test Prep
Publisher: Mometrix Media Llc
Category: Study Aids
***Includes Practice Test Questions*** NYSTCE School District Leader (103/104) Test Secrets helps you ace the New York State Teacher Certification Examinations, without weeks and months of endless studying. Our comprehensive NYSTCE School District Leader (103/104) Test 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. NYSTCE School District Leader (103/104) Test Secrets includes: The 5 Secret Keys to NYSTCE Success: Time is Your Greatest Enemy, Guessing is Not Guesswork, Practice Smarter, Not Harder, Prepare, Don't Procrastinate, Test Yourself; Introduction to the NYSTCE Series including: NYSTCE Assessment Explanation, Two Kinds of NYSTCE 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 NYSTCE exam, and much more...
The Basics of American Government is a collaborative effort among eight current and one former faculty members in the Departments of Political Science and Criminal Justice at University of North Georgia. The purpose of this book is to offer a no-frills, low-cost, yet comprehensive overview of the American political system for students taking introductory courses in American national government. Furthermore, the work combines the best aspects of both a traditional textbook and a reader in that most chapters offer a piece of original scholarship as a case study to bolster or reinforce the material presented in the chapter. In addition, many chapters present a civic engagement-type exercise and discussion questions intended to challenge, engage, and foster student participation in the political system. The authors undertook this project for several reasons, most notably the high costs of textbooks for students and the lack of college-level scholarship found in most American Government texts. This 470-page, peer-reviewed, edited book that combines traditional material with original scholarship will cost students $27.99, well below market standards. All of the authors are experienced classroom instructors, subject matter experts, and published researchers in the field of American politics.