TExES Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities EC-12 Practice Test (160)
The Texas Examinations of Educator Standards (TExES) Pedagogy and Responsibilities EC-12 is an exam used to assess your requisite skills and knowledge as an entry-level, grades EC-12 teacher in Texas public schools. The TExES Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities EC-12 test is specific to pedagogy and professional responsibilities; meaning, the methods by which you teach and the professional standards to which you adhere as an EC-12 educator. The TExES Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities EC-12 test is required to earn your PPR EC-12 certificate.
How much does the TExES Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities EC-12 test cost?
The TExES Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities EC-12 exam costs $131. The $131 applies per TExES test. This means that any subsequent TExES test you take (such as any core subjects test) will cost $131. Retakes are permissible; however, you can only retake the test four times after the initial attempt.
How do I sign up to take the TExES PPR EC-12 test?
Most test-takers will need permission from their educator preparation programs prior to taking the test. So, make sure to check with your educational institution before registering to take the TExES PPR EC-12 test. To take the TExES Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities EC-12 test, you can register online via the Texas Educator Certification Examination Program website. Test dates for the TExES PPR EC-12 test are continuous.
How many questions are on the TExES PPR EC-12 test?
The TExES Pedagogy and Professional Responsibilities EC-12 exam is a computer-administered test that consists of 100 multiple-choice, or selected response, questions. Of the 100 questions you will see on the test, 90 questions are scored. The remaining 10 questions are used as pilot-test questions to determine their use in future tests. You will not be able to tell the difference between scored questions and pilot-test questions, so make sure to answer each question to the best of your ability. You will be given approximately 5 hours to complete the TExES PPR EC-12 test. As for scoring, the TExES PPR EC-12 test is scored on a 100-300 scale, and the necessary passing score is 240.
What does the TExES PPR EC-12 test cover?
In terms of content, the TExES PPR EC-12 test consists of four specific domains, with each domain covering different content and standards and weighted at different percentages. The domain titles, content per domain, standards assessed and weighted percentage per domain are as follows:
Designing Instruction and Assessment to Promote Student Learning; 34%
- PPR standard I: appropriate instructional design, relevant content, appropriate and continuous assessment; includes motivation, as well as understanding of cognitive, emotional, physical, and social development of EC-12 students, among other related topics.
Creating a Positive, Productive Classroom Environment; 13%
- PPR standard II: respectful classroom environment, development of rapport, positive learning climate, and excellence and equity; includes understanding different developmental levels, classroom productivity and inclusivity, as well as other related topics.
Implementing Effective, Responsive Instruction and Assessment; 33%
- PPR standards I and III, and Technology Applications standards I-V: appropriate instruction reflective of relevant content, responsive instruction and communication, and high-quality feedback; also includes understanding of technology-related terms, data input, search strategies, appropriate technological tools for inquiry, utilizing different communication formats, and knowledge and integration of Technology Applications Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS), etc.
Fulfilling Professional Roles and Responsibilities; 20%
- PPR standard IV: understanding of appropriate roles and responsibilities, ethics, and standards; includes family communication and engagement, understanding diverse backgrounds, parent conferences, and family support resources, among other related topics.
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