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Author Archive | David Recine
David is a Test Prep Expert for Magoosh TOEFL and IELTS. Additionally, he's helped students with TOEIC, PET, FCE, BULATS, Eiken, SAT, ACT, GRE, and GMAT.
David has a BS and MA from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and an MA from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. Early in his career, he worked for Disney Consumer Relations, later moving on to become a business banker at Wells Fargo. Once David discovered his passion for education, he started teaching K-12 ESL in South Korea. He soon branched out into adult learning, teaching undergraduate and MBA-level communication and writing classes at American universities. During this time, David also taught business communication to employees at Hyundai, Cargill, and Nestle, and trained English teachers in America, Italy, and Peru.
His work at Magoosh has been cited in many scholarly articles, his Master's Thesis is featured on the Reading with Pictures website, and he's presented at the WITESOL (link to PDF) and NAFSA conferences.
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Praxis Accommodations: Resources, Links, and Instructions
Like other ETS exams, Praxis offers a variety of accommodations. Learn how to apply for Praxis accommodations, and simulate them when doing your test prep.
Predicting Your Praxis Score When Constructed Response is Involved
The wait for your official Praxis score can be maddening, doubly so when you’re waiting for a Praxis constructed response score. Here’s how to predict your practice score when it involves constructed response.
Praxis Requirements for U.S. Overseas Territories
Do you dream of “the island life” as a U.S. territorial teacher? If so, you may want to know the Praxis requirements for U.S. overseas territories.
Praxis Test Overview: What is the Praxis?
If you’re doing your teacher training, you’re probably starting to hear a lot about the Praxis test. But what is it? Find out in this post!
Teacher Certification Tests Other than the Praxis
The Praxis is the most widely accepted teacher certification test in America, but it’s far from universal. There are quite a few teacher certification tests other than the Praxis.
Understanding Scores for Praxis 5001 (Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects)
I’ve been getting a lot of student questions on scores for Praxis II, test 5001 (Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects). And I can understand why!
Praxis II Scores: What You Need to Know
Are you having “post-Praxis II anxiety?” Sometimes the worst post-test-jitters come after test day, as you wait for your official Praxis II scores.
Sample Praxis Core Writing Source-Based Essay, With Commentary
Questions about text types, purposes and production make up 60% of your Praxis Core Writing score. This includes the Praxis Core Writing Source-Based Essay.
Sample Praxis Core Argumentative Essay, With Commentary
The Praxis Core Writing Argumentative Essay falls under the “Text Types, Purposes, and Production” category of questions.