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Taking the PRAXIS Core exam can be a daunting task. Because its goal is to test your classroom readiness across the spectrum of content, our PRAXIS CORE study guide covers a lot of ground.
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What’s on the PRAXIS Core exam?
The Core Academic Skills for Educators test measures academic skills in reading, writing, and mathematics needed to prepare successfully for a career in education. All skills assessed have been identified as needed for college and career readiness, in alignment with the Common Core State Standards. The Core will cover three major tests: Reading, Writing, and Mathematics. The focus is on key concepts of reading, writing, and mathematics.
Taking the PRAXIS Core exam can be a daunting task. Because its goal is to test your classroom readiness across the spectrum of content, it covers a lot of ground. This breadth can make it hard to know how to prepare. Luckily, if you understand how the test is organized and what it is testing, you will have no problem prepping for this exam with our PRAXIS CORE practice test.
For more information, visit this Praxis CORE breakdown.
What to Expect
The PRAXIS Core exam consists of 152 multiple-choice questions and 2 essay questions: 56 on Reading, 40 on Writing (with 2 essay questions), and 56 on Mathematics. The test is administered via computer.
You should expect to see three main types of questions: single-answer, stimulus-based, and cluster. You should expect most questions to require you simply to click an oval next to the correct answer. They may ask you to zoom in on details in a graphic or picture, click boxes next to all that apply, click on checkboxes, click on parts of a graphic or sentence, use a drag and drop feature, or select your answer from a drop-down menu.
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