Category: Praxis PLT

  • Praxis PLT Preparation Tips: Some of the Best Resources to Use

    What resources should be in your Praxis PLT preparation toolbox? Check out our list of 4 resources to help you review the concepts and prepare for the exam.

  • Praxis PLT: Practice Questions & Answers

    The Praxis PLT is a series of tests designed to assess general pedagogy knowledge in future teachers. The PLT series consists of four different tests divided by age group: Early Childhood, Grades K-6, Grades 5-9, and Grades 7-12. Across all four versions of the exam, you’ll find three different question types. There are: Teaching-based multiple-choice […]

  • Praxis PLT Case History Questions

    In the final section of each Praxis PLT exam, you’ll be presented with a series of questions that are not multiple choice. Instead, these questions are constructed response—questions that require a written answer. Praxis PLT constructed-response questions are based on case histories—documents related to the educational path of a student or to a teacher’s career. […]

  • The Question Types on the Praxis PLT

    The Praxis PLT is a series of four tests on pedagogy knowledge. Each exam is differentiated by the age groups of the students that the PLT test-taker will be working with. There’s one exam for Early Childhood, one for Grades K-6, one for Grades 5-9, and a Grades 7-12 PLT. The PLTs are somewhat differentiated by age group, but there are also instances when the exact same question might appear in multiple versions of the exam. And each exam in this series has the same three question types: theory questions, teaching practice questions, and scenario-based questions.

  • Developmental Psychology and Learning Theory on the Praxis PLT

    There are four different Praxis PLTs. On page 6 of each free official Study Companion for these exams, you’ll be given a list of psychologists whose work you need to be familiar with and specific learning theory terms you need to know. The PLT Study Companions also advise you to know all of the cognitive, […]

  • Scenario-Based Questions on the Praxis PLT

    Your future teaching career has the potential to take you to many different places and put you in many different situations. Try to picture some possible situations right now. What would it be like to stand at the front of a classroom full of preschoolers from racially and culturally diverse backgrounds? Or suppose a tenth […]

  • Praxis PLT Test: An Overview of the Principles of Learning and Teaching

    As I mentioned in an earlier post, the Praxis PLT is often one of the required exams for teacher licensure. Praxis PLT has a role in licensing similar to Praxis Core; both are tests of general knowledge and serve as prerequisites for many different licenses.