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Learn about the Praxis
What is the Praxis?
Praxis isn’t a single exam; it’s a series of exams. The most popular Praxis exams are Reading, Mathematics, Writing, Principles of Learning and Teaching, and Elementary Content Knowledge and Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment. I
The Praxis Core Writing test consists of two types of sections that test two very different kinds of writing skills. The first section tests your ability to read sentences, locating and correcting grammatical errors. This is followed by two essay sections.
The test makers require you to perform a highly specialized type of writing. Creativity and improvisation are not the goals of a Praxis essay. Instead, an essay is defined as a short literary composition on a single subject, usually presenting the personal view of the author.
There’s a lot of material to review before taking the Praxis. If you find yourself wondering how you’re going to remember it all, you’re not alone. Here are a few tips for improving retention while you study for the Praxis.
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