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TExES (293) Study Guide

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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 No more old outdated video content like other test prep providers.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.

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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.

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Study Guide Format

The TExES Science of Teaching Reading (STR) (293) study guide includes instructional videos, quizzes, flashcards, and a 1000+ practice questions. The study guide covers 12 concepts including Foundation of STR , Reading Assessment, Fluency and much more! The study guide also includes sample CRQ prompts!

What Concepts are Covered in the TExES Science of Teaching Reading Study Guide?

The TExES STR (293) study guide consists of the following concepts:

Concept Number of Lessons Practice Questions
Foundations of STR 13 57
Reading Assessment 8 27
Literacy Concepts 6 43
Fluency 7 43
Oral Language 11 36
Phonological Awareness 5 68
Print and Alphabet 6 46
Word Identification 9 115
Word Formation 6 34
Comprehension 10 60
Vocabulary 13 58
Reading Applications 9 46

Each concept includes instructional content and videos to ensure you understand that topic. They also come with practice questions so you can test yourself on the information you just learned.

How to Use the Study Guide

You can start studying by taking our diagnostic test to learn your strengths and weaknesses. Then you can start working through the concepts. The instructional content, which includes videos and written content,  gives you all the necessary information to understand that topic. Each concept has its own set of flashcards and quizzes you can use to test your knowledge of that specific concept quickly. Once you have worked through all the concepts, you can move on to the full-length practice tests. These practice tests mimic the test day environment, meaning they will have the same amount of questions and time limit as the real test. You will have three attempts at taking the practice test.

Is the Study Guide Test-Aligned?

Our curriculum team studies all of the standards and competencies for the TExES Science of Teaching Reading (STR) (293) 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.

Benefits of Using the Study Guide

The TExES STR study guide was created to help you pass your TExES Science of Teaching Reading (STR) exam. The comprehensive study guide provides you with all the information and study resources you need to be successful on test day!

The TExES Science of Teaching Reading (STR) (293) exam assesses whether you have the required knowledge and skills that a beginner teacher in this field in Texas public schools must possess. Once you have passed your exam you are one step closer to getting into the classroom!

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TExES STR Quick Facts

The TExES Science of Teaching Reading (STR) (293) exam consists of 90 selected-response questions and 1 constructed-response question. This exam is divided into 4 concepts:

  1. Reading Pedagogy
  2. Reading Development: Foundational Skills
  3. Reading Development: Comprehension
  4. Analysis and Response

We expand more on the STR exam format in our exam overview.

Cost

$136

Number of Attempts

You have 5 attempts at the exam in order to pass. You are required to wait 30 days between test attempts. If you are not able to pass the exam after 5 attempts, you must apply and receive a TEA test-limit waiver before being allowed to retake the exam again.

What to Bring

You need to bring two valid, unexpired forms of identification in English. Check the TExES website for more information about identification requirements.

Dates and Locations

Tests are by appointment only, year round. Test appointments are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Check the TExES website for appointment availability.

Scoring

The STR passing score is a 240.

 

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TExES STR FAQs

How much does the TExES Science of Teaching Reading study guide cost?

You can access the TExES Science of Teaching Reading study guide for a low monthly price.  You’ll need to subscribe to our TExES catalog, which will include the STR study guide and every TExES study guide in our catalog.

Does the TExES STR study guide have practice tests?

Yes! The study guide has three full-length practice test. These practice tests mimic the actual exam, meaning they have the same number of questions and time limit as the real test. The TExES 293 STR study guide also includes over 500 quiz questions that you can access through the study guide.

What concepts are covered in the TExES STR (293) study guide?

The TExES STR (293) study guide covers 12 concepts including Foundation of STR , Reading Assessment, Fluency and much more!

How long will it take me to complete the Science of Teaching Reading study guide?

Every person’s situation is different so it’s hard to pinpoint an exact time frame. Most people take between 30-90 days to complete the TExES STR (293) study guide.

Is the TExES STR study guide test-aligned?

Yes! To create our study guide our curriculum team studies all of the standards and competencies for the Praxis®️ English to Speakers of Other Languages (5362) exam and cross-references them with the current and previous questions released by the official testing company.

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