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PRAXIS (7811) Study Guide

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Diagnostic Test

  • Fully assess your starting knowledge
  • Pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses
Diagnostic Test

Diagnostic Test

  • Fully assess your starting knowledge
  • Pinpoint your strengths and weaknesses

Instructional Content & Video

  • Build background knowledge on a topic
  • Reinforce what you have already learned

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  • Retain information faster by practicing active recall
  • Gain confidence-based repetition

Quizzes

  • Improve memory retention
  • Provide firm foundation for stages of learning

Practice Test

  • Authentic practice questions
  • Designed to mimic test-day conditions
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Our curriculum team studies all of the standards and competencies for the Praxis® exam and cross-references them with the current and previous questions released by the official testing company. We then work with content and teaching experts to distill down what test-takers need to know. No matter where you are in the study guide, you can always see how the concept you are learning is aligned to the test standards.

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Our study guide is uniquely arranged based on your diagnostic assessment that you take at the beginning of every study guide. We take the data of your strengths and weaknesses, along with the weighting of each area on the exam, to create a custom study plan and experience, just for you.

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Our curriculum is written by teachers who have been in your shoes and passed these exams. It is then personalized based on the results from your diagnostic, so your studying what’s most important first. Our curriculum contains test-aligned instructional content, flashcards, and videos that are fun and engaging (finally)! No more old outdated video content like other test prep providers.

Assess Your Knowledge with Dynamic Quizzes

Your check for understanding is tested with quizzes for every concept. And since our study guides are “smart”, as we find areas of improvement, we’ll continue testing you on the concepts you need to focus on the most.

Feel Confident on Test Day, with Timed Practice Tests

The study guide includes three full-length practice tests. These tests are designed to mimic the real exam, meaning they have the same numbers of questions and time limit as the real exam. Scoring above a 90% unlocks your money-back guarantee.

Praxis®️ Elementary Education Content Knowledge for Teaching (7811) at a Glance
Subtest Questions Time
Reading & Language Arts (7812) 63 90 Minutes
Mathematics (7813) 52 85 Minutes
Science (7814) 47 60 Minutes
Social Studies (7815) 60 50 Minutes
Each subtest is separately timed. If you take all four subtests in one session (7811), you will have 4 hours and 45 minutes.

Praxis® Elementary Education (CKT) Quick Facts

Cost

$209* (all four subtests), $78* (each individual subtest).

Number of Attempts

There are no limits on how many times you can take the test before you pass — however, you have to wait 28 days between testing attempts.

What to Bring

In most cases, only one form of primary ID is needed containing your name, photograph, and a signature. Click here for more info.

Dates and Locations

Tests are by appointment only, year-round. Click here to find a testing site near you.

Scoring

The passing score for the Elementary Education CKT exam has not been set yet. We recommend checking with your state to determine what the passing score is for your exam.

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Praxis® Elementary Education Content Knowledge for Teaching (7811) FAQs

How do I pass the Elementary Education Content Knowledge for Teaching (7811) test?

To pass the Elementary Education Content Knowledge for Teaching (7811) test, you must first understand what is on the exam and what you will be expected to know.  Once you identify areas of weakness, you can begin targeting those areas with instructional content and practice questions.

Do I get a break during the Elementary Education Content Knowledge for Teaching test?

Yes. You can take a short, unscheduled restroom break after the conclusion of one subtest, but before reading the directions for the next subtest. The test clock will not start until you return from your break. Long breaks are documented by test administrators, so do not take more than 5 to 10 minutes.

How long will the Praxis®️ Elementary Education (CKT) test take me?

The full test is 4 hours and 45 minutes, but expect to be at the testing site longer. Plan to arrive at least 30 minutes before your appointment time to get checked in.

What can I expect when I arrive at the testing site to take the Elementary Education Content Knowledge for Teaching (7811) test?

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