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As a student at Carroll Community College, you are elgible for free Praxis Core tutoring. This is a great resource to take advantage of while you are preparing for the test.
Tutoring sessions will be held on Thursday evenings from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and Friday afternoons from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Email the Praxis Core Advisor, Marsha Nusbaum, at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot for tutoring.
Praxis Study Guides in the Library
Barron's Praxis Core/PLT : Elementary school assessments, CORE academic skills for educators, principles of learning and teaching (PLT)
Call Number: LB 1762 P672 2014
Praxis Core for Dummies
Call Number: LB 2367.75 P72 2014
What Are the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Tests?
"Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators (Core) Tests measure academic skills in reading, writing and mathematics. These tests were designed to provide comprehensive assessments that measure the skills and content knowledge of candidates entering teacher preparation programs." (from http://www.ets.org/)
Free Praxis Core Preparation Materials
Praxis Core Resources
Log into Blackboard with your user name and password in order to access these resources. The list include a link to this guide and to a Research Skills Exercise.
Research Skills in Praxis Core
For the Praxis Core Writing Test students are expected to "recognize and apply appropriate research skills and strategies".
The research skills that are expected in order to successfully pass the test are:
- assess the credibility and relevance of sources
- recognize the different elements of a citation
- recognize effective research strategies
- recognize information relevant to a particular research task