How to Prepare for Tests
As you know, passing your required exams is a major milestone on your journey to becoming an educator. We want to help you succeed and move even closer to starting training this summer! TNTP Teaching Fellows offers several options for test preparation.
It's important that you start preparing for exams right away. The online courses are available on a rolling basis throughout enrollment, but you should begin preparing now to increase your chances of passing your exams the first time.
Take the following steps within one week of enrolling.
FIRST, CHOOSE YOUR PREP COURSE
TNTP Online Praxis Math Prep | Unlimited Free Access
TNTP offers enrollees online, self-paced test prep courses for the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators Mathematics (5732) and, if applicable, Praxis II Mathematics Content Knowledge (5161). To get started, reach out to email@example.com and ask to be enrolled in the TNTP Online Praxis Course.
Teachers Prep “Quick Core” | $29.75 per subtest
TNTP has teamed up with Teachers Prep to offer enrollees a discount to their Quick Core program and two weeks of unlimited access to Core Videos with an expert instructor who will teach you all the in-depth subject matter knowledge and test strategy you need for success on the Praxis Core Mathematics, Reading and Writing subtests. To get started, register for a free account with Teachers Test Prep, login to your account and use discount coupon code: TNTP18 at check out.
Teachers Prep “Core Plus” | $55.25 per subtest
Core Plus includes six months of unlimited access to Core Videos in with an expert instructor who will teach you all the in-depth subject matter knowledge and test strategy you need for success on the Praxis Core Math, Reading and Writing subtests. This option incudes an additional diagnostic exam and a money back guarantee if you fail the same course twice. To get started, register for a free account with Teachers Test Prep, login to your account and use discount coupon code: TNTP18 at check out.
SECOND, TAKE THE DIAGNOSTIC(S)
- If you're studying for the math portion of the Praxis Core take this diagnostic on Teachers Test Prep following the instructions in the video. Note: the name of this test is Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics (5732).
- If you're studying to teach secondary math or middle school math you must also take this diagnostic on Teachers Test Prep following the instructions in the video. Note: the name of this test is Praxis Mathematics Content Knowledge (5161).
- You may only take each test once, so take your time and make sure you have a calculator and paper and pencil handy.
- To see the percentage of questions you answered correct, check your account and email.
THIRD, MEET YOUR FREE TUTOR
Regardless of the test prep route you choose, as a TNTP Teaching Fellows enrollee you have free access to math tutoring two nights a week – Mondays from 4:30-5:30 PM PST/7:30-8:30 PM ET and Tuesdays from 6:00-7:00 PM PST/9:00-10:00 PM ET.
Chris Reger, an expert math instructor, will be available to guide you through your trouble spots and send you on your way.
Our free test pre sessions run from January 22 – May 15, 2018.
CLICK HERE TO ATTEND A TUTORING SESSION
ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR
Chris Reger is an educator, instructional coach, and entrepreneur. He started his teaching career as a middle school math teacher in Las Vegas. During that time, Chris more than quintupled his school’s accelerated math enrollment and led his students to become the top-performing math program in the Clark County school district. Since leaving the classroom, Chris has worked to develop hundreds of new and early-career teachers, and he has started several startup ventures in education. You can follow his conversation with the country’s top educators at: www.thrivingschools.net