If you're looking for assistance before taking your Praxis tests, a Virginia Beach Praxis course can be a big help toward helping you maximize your chances at earning a top score, and Varsity Tutors offers excellent live, online Praxis courses. While passing the Praxis is just one of the options to earn your teaching certification in Virginia, taking the exam can make it easier for you to go from Old Dominion University to landing a teaching job in nearby Maryland or North Carolina, both of which use the Praxis as an accepted test for their teachers to earn certification.
Even if your goal is to go from Norfolk State University to become a teacher at a Virginia Beach city school, such as Bayside or Ocean Lakes High Schools, taking the Praxis can be a great way to earn your certification and not have to worry about taking another testing option. When you take the Praxis test, you'll be evaluated on certain academic skills and subject-specific knowledge that you'll need in order to effectively teach a class. If you're worried about your test-taking skills, a Virginia Beach Praxis class can make a big difference in helping you shake off those jitters and show that you know your subject well enough to pass on your knowledge to students.
Why should I consider taking a Virginia Beach Praxis prep course?
Taking a course on the Praxis is all about preparation for the day of the test when you get to show that you understand the material and can effectively teach it. With so much that could possibly come up on the reading, writing, and mathematics assessments, it can seem overwhelming to think about studying all of it and remembering what you need to know for the test.
That's where preparation comes in handy. In the classroom, most teachers will go over important points multiple times with their students to emphasize that what they're discussing is something that they'll need to know in order to have success when it matters most. By taking the time to practice those skills in the classroom as they're being taught, a student is more likely to recall the information when it's time for the test and he or she needs to show mastery of the material.
Taking a Virginia Beach Praxis course is based on the same idea. During your course, you'll be able to develop your test-taking skills and maybe try a few practice tests to see what topics are your strongest and where you need to improve. By working on your weaknesses in a situation that allows you to make a few mistakes with no penalty, you could maximize your chances of being as prepared as possible when it's time to take your test.
What skills can I improve in a Virginia Beach Praxis class?
Whether you're taking a Principles of Learning and Teaching exam or a subject-specific test, a class can go a long way toward helping you become comfortable with the test. Depending on your test, you'll be sitting for somewhere between one and four hours, and it's important for you to be able to process information quickly and craft it into an argument for your exam's constructed response questions.
Fortunately, during your class, you'll be working in a collaborative setting with other students who can provide multiple perspectives on the content you're covering during your class discussions. When you get several different perspectives on the same information, everyone may be able to benefit and put what they've learned from each other to good use, and the best part is that you'll be able to attain that information from the comfort of your home because every course is conducted online. Plus, each course is led by a qualified instructor who understands the test and how to get a good score on it, giving you multiple avenues to improve your chances of getting the score that you desire.
How can I get started with a Virginia Beach Praxis course?
If you're ready to start focusing on what you need to do to earn your best possible score on the Praxis, Varsity Tutors can help. Our team of educational consultants can help you find a course that works with your schedule and allows you to dedicate the necessary time to studying and getting yourself ready to take the exam. All you have to do is find a place where you're comfortable studying and log in to your course.
If you're hoping to get that extra edge on the Praxis, don't try to do it on your own. Contact us to get started with a Virginia Beach Praxis class and start pushing yourself toward realizing your potential on the test!
McKenzie: Virginia Beach PRAXIS course instructor
I am a graduate of Old Dominion and The University of Oklahoma. I received my Bachelors of Science in Human Services and my Masters of Education in Special Education. Since graduation in 2020, I have taught in public and private schools. I am most passionate about helping students and providing a safe and caring learning environment. I enjoy reading and hanging out with friends and family
Theran: Virginia Beach PRAXIS course instructor
I am a former public school teacher who holds passion for learning and service. I believe my natural disposition for motivating others combined with my extensive experience in education will make me a valuable tutor for your student.
Joela: Virginia Beach PRAXIS course instructor
...of my Instruction and Curriculum Degree, I have designed and implemented lesson plans in courses for secondary and collegiate levels, modifying them as needed. Overall, my almost 250 classroom hours in three districts between Windham and Hartford County have primed me to effectively present new and dense information to a variety of audiences. I also have experience educating students who have learning disabilities and require accommodations as a result of IEPs, Section 504s, etc. I...
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- Durham University UK - Bachelor of Science, Chemistry
- University of East Anglia - Doctor of Philosophy, Organic Chemistry
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Rebekah: Virginia Beach PRAXIS course instructor
...Human Services. I Spent three years in a Graduate Counseling program during which I maintained a 3.89 gpa. I am currently working on my Masters in Fine Arts and will graduate in May 2019. I currently have a 4.0 gpa. I have three short stories published. I currently work as an editor for a small editing company called Rothwell Affordable Editing Services. I am a fiction editor at the Marathon Literary Magazine at Arcadia University.
Cynthia: Virginia Beach PRAXIS course instructor
As a lifelong educator I have a zeal and passion for helping others reach their fullest potential. I believe everyone can learn. More importantly, as a lifelong learner, I believe I have much to learn from others.
Education & Certification
- Elizabeth City State University - Bachelor of Science, Biology, General
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Alex: Virginia Beach PRAXIS course instructor
...World Languages with a concentration in Spanish from Old Dominion University. I am currently pursuing a graduate degree in Spanish. I have studied abroad at the University of Valencia in Spain for a semester and was able to fully immerse myself in the language and culture. I have been teaching for 5 years and have tutored Spanish off and on for 10 years. Outside of teaching, I enjoy traveling, crafting, cooking, and exercising.
Laura: Virginia Beach PRAXIS course instructor
...students connect to math, making math meaningful and relevant, and helping students build confidence in their math abilities. I obtained my undergraduate teaching degree from Towson State and my masters degree from the University of Phoenix. I have been teaching math and science for 17 years and love working with students. I care deeply about my students and enjoy supporting them through their learning journey. If you are a struggling math student or need additional...
H. Abigail: Virginia Beach PRAXIS course instructor
...College. I am licensed in Early Childhood Special Education in Virginia and recently completed certification in TEFL/TESOL. I have experience working in both general and special education in private and public school settings. I like to tutor with a student-centered approach using meta-cognition, or constant reflection on one's learning. In addition to tutoring/teaching, I am also a freelance writer for various publications and have published some poetry as well. I enjoy spending time with my...
Laura: Virginia Beach PRAXIS course instructor
...at William & Mary when I was earning my Biology BS. My teaching career started as a life science teacher in middle school, moving on to High School where I have been for the past 12 years. During that time I earned a Masters degree in Special Education. I have taught AP Biology, IB Biology HL/SL, IB Environmental Science, AP Environmental Science. In high school I played basketball and lacrosse, and enjoy any type of...