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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Teacher's Skills Tests For Dummies.
Hoboken : Wiley, ©2014
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Colin Beveridge; Andrew Green
|Description:||1 online resource (363 pages)|
|Contents:||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 TechniqueRevising 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 GrammarIntroducing 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 AnswersChapter 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 ConditionsPutting 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.|