We do not specifically endorse any of these materials and individuals’ preparation needs will vary, but alumni have cited these resources as helpful starting points in studying for these important tests.
CASA Preparation Page: There are several resources available for the CASA at the NESINC webpage.
Pearson Preparation Page: Pearson’s website includes a “Prepare” page that gives you an overview of the resources available for each content test you intend to take.
LearningExpress: Many public libraries have subscriptions for this online test-prep service. Simply visit your public library website.
Study Books: Companies like Barron’s and Cliffs Notes publish study guides for most tests. Many of these books contain full-length practice tests and online resources. If you wish to avoid paying for these guides, visit the public library, where you can check out study materials for free, or amazon.com, where you can obtain used copies of these texts at reduced costs.
Quizlet.com: Quizlet.com allows you to study the material of common tests at no charge. Many Indianapolis Teaching Fellows use this resource as they prepare for their required tests.
College Resources: The textbooks that you used for your college coursework can help you prepare for content area test, especially for secondary subjects such as math and science.
SAT/ACT/AP Test Study Materials: Many of the topics covered in the Middle School and Secondary Content Knowledge exams are also covered on college entrance exams like the SAT and ACT. Consider going back to these guides for refreshers on basic algebra and geometry. AP tests in specific content areas, like chemistry, are also helpful in reviewing for specific content area tests.
Connect with Other Fellows: Once you enroll in Indianapolis Teaching Fellows, you will have the opportunity to connect with other Fellows via the 2019 Facebook group as well as a system available on our 2019 Cohort Website for finding study buddies, test prep group meetings in your area, and the potential for online test prep sessions led by other enrollees who have taken and passed the tests.
Support for the ACT exam at the ACT Resources page.
SAT Study Guide for students.