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Praxis II
What, How, and Why?
What is the Praxis II?
• The Praxis is an assessment used to measure
subject-specific knowledge or teaching skills
• There are over 140 test titles available
• Delivery: Paper test or Computerized test
Test Info
• Both the paper and computerized tests are 2
hours long
• 120 Multiple Choice Questions
• Allowed a 4 function calculator
Content
• Breakdown
• All about your Praxis II
Science Reading
25%
25%
Social
Studies
25%
Math
25%
Alabama Requirements
• Elementary Education: Content Knowledge
(Test Code: 5014)
– Qualifying Score: 137
• Teaching Reading (Test Code: 5204)
– Qualifying Score: 155
Why Prepare?
• Studies have shown that 26% of test takers
receive a lower score than they expected
• Many overestimate their preparedness
• Success is proven to be directly linked to
preparation
• 19% of test takers do not take advantage of
free test prep available
• Never retake test without preparation
How to Prepare?
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Praxis Website
Test at a Glace (TAAG)
Topics Covered
Sample Test Questions
Preparation for Test Day
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Verify your test location
Print your admission ticket
Assemble your identification (ID) documents
Review the list of important items to bring
Dress appropriately
Review procedural information
Coping with Test Anxiety
• Three things you need to succeed
• Prepare: Know where your strengths are and
where you need work
• Organize: Create a study plan
• Practice: Sit and answer practice questions
• Preparation, organization, and practice will
help you feel more comfortable and help cut
down on test anxiety
Smart Tips
• Do not worry about your score while taking
the test
• Use your energy on the test-don’t get angry
with it
• Keep track of time
• Read all possible answers before selecting one
• Be aware of keywords such as NOT, BEST,
LEAST, EXCEPT
Smart Tips cont’d..
• Scan the answer choices before you start
reading the material and working with the
problem
• In multiple choice items, you need to choose
the correct answer, but you don’t need to
prove it
• Use process of elimination
• Do not take too much time on any one
question
Other Test Prep Materials
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Print study materials: $25-$40
Practice Tests: $13.95
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