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Author Beveridge, Colin
Title Teacher's Skills Tests for Dummies
Imprint Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2014
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Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (363 pages)
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Note Intro -- Title Page -- Copyright Page -- Contents at a Glance -- Table of Contents -- Introduction -- About This Book -- Foolish Assumptions -- Icons Used in This Book -- Beyond the Book -- Where to go from Here -- Part I: Getting Started with the Skills Tests -- Chapter 1: Receiving Your Ticket to the Classroom -- Tracing the Routes to Becoming a Teacher -- Introducing the Professional Skills Tests -- Chapter 2: Scoping out the Skills Tests -- Discovering the Test Basics -- Limbering up for Your Literacy Test -- Nailing down the Numeracy Test -- Chapter 3: Studying to Succeed -- Setting Yourself up Physically -- Preparing Yourself Mentally -- Acing your Exam: Tips for Exam Technique -- Revising for Success -- Part II: Literacy Skills -- Chapter 4: Falling Under the Spell of Spelling -- Breaking Words Up -- Looking at Patterns and Rules -- Considering Other Spelling Approaches -- Having a Go: Practice Tests -- Checking out the Practice Test Answers -- Chapter 5: Punching above Your Weight at Punctuation -- Discovering the Need for Pace -- Looking at Beginnings: Capital Letters -- Pausing for Breath: Commas -- Finishing off with Separators -- Speaking Up -- Pondering Other Punctuation Marks -- Having a Go: Practice Tests -- Checking out the Practice Test Answers -- Chapter 6: Getting to Grips with Grammar -- Introducing Standard English -- Meeting the Different Parts of Speech -- Working with Sentences -- Having a Go: Practice Tests -- Checking out the Practice Test Answers -- Chapter 7: Considering the Comprehension Test -- Meeting the Comprehension Test -- Having a Go: Practice Tests -- Checking out the Practice Test Answers -- Part III: Numeracy Skills -- Chapter 8: Making Sense of Mental Maths -- Blitzing through the Basic Arithmetic Processes -- Working with Parts of the Whole -- Answering Real-life Maths Problems
Having a Go: Practice Tests -- Checking out the Practice Test Answers -- Chapter 9: Stepping up to the Screen: Arithmetic Review -- Playing with Parts of the Whole: Percentages -- Mastering Measures -- Reeling in the Ranges (and Averages) -- Tracking Trends -- Chapter 10: Get ting on Top of On-Screen Tests with Tables and Graphs -- Dealing with Data Tables -- Sussing out Simple Graphs -- Grafting Away at Complex Graphs -- Chapter 11: Trying out Your Numeracy Skills: On-Screen Practice Questions -- Having a Go Yourself: The Tests -- Checking How You Did: Test Answers -- Part IV: Timed Practice Tests -- Chapter 12: Practising Literacy Tests under Timed Conditions -- Putting Your Literacy Skills to the Test -- Checking Your Answers -- Chapter 13: Tackling the Timed Numeracy Test -- Practising Numeracy Questions -- Checking Your Answers -- Part V: The Part of Tens -- Chapter 14: Ten Top T ips for Keeping Your Head -- Breathing Well -- Sitting up Straight -- Talking Kindly To Yourself -- Making Studying a Habit -- Knowing What's Coming -- Using a Last-Minute Cheat Sheet -- Thinking Creatively -- Keeping Your Notes Neat -- Pressing the Reset Button -- Focusing on the Result -- Chapter 15: Ten Tricks for Acing Your Numeracy Test -- Reading the Exam Question Properly -- Approaching a Question in a Different Way -- Managing Your Time Effectively -- Guessing Quickly When All Else Fails -- Writing Down What's Important -- Making Things Simple -- Keeping on Track -- Reading Your Answers Again -- Laying Your Work Out Neatly -- Doing the Most Obvious Thing -- Index -- About the Authors
If you're preparing for the newly revised Numeracy and Literacy Skills Tests, Teacher's Skills Tests For Dummies is your one-stop for both exams, providing you with subject-matter review, revision and practice tests you need to tackle the tests with confidence and succeed. Written by expert authors in Maths, English, and Education (with the credentials to prove it),  Teacher's Skills Tests For Dummies provides you with: - A review of the key maths and English concepts you need to know to do well - Full length practice tests and tons of additional practice questions - Online accessible audio tests for spelling and mental arithmetic - to better prepare you for the actual test - Tips and tricks (along with mistakes to avoid) to become a better test taker With this book - and a bit of work on your part - you'll be positioned to pass your skills tests and gain that coveted place on a teacher-training course
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Beveridge, Colin Teacher's Skills Tests for Dummies Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2014 9781118661642
Subject Teaching -- Examinations -- Study guides.;Teachers -- Certification
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Alt Author Green, Andrew
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