Praxis and Other Study Materials

Praxis and Study Materials for Education Students

The Praxis Series® tests are taken by individuals entering the teaching profession as part of the certification process required by many states and professional licensing organizations.

  • Office of Teacher Education, Praxis & Licensure Requirements

    For Praxis testing information and teacher licensure requirements, please visit the Office of Teacher Education.

    Pathways to Licensure (PDF)

    See Praxis Testing Series for the following information:

    • TTU School ID Number
    • Praxis CORE
    • Praxis II: Subject Assessments
    • Study Materials Available
    • Tutoring
    • Test Takers with Disabilities

    Praxis Contacts

    Praxis CORE and Praxis II (for testing dates and registration):
    Amanda Yother, ayother@tntech.edu or call 931-372-6487

    Licensure:
    Amanda Roberts, aroberts@tntech.edu or call 931-372-3097


    Free Tutoring for Praxis Core Test in the Volpe Library Learning Commons

    • If you are required to take or re-take a Praxis CORE Test, the university's Volpe Library provides FREE tutoring services for students.
    • For more information or to schedule and appointment, please email Lydia Kendall at lkendall@tntech.edu, or call 931-372-3380.

    More About Praxis

    • Visit the Educational Testing Service (ETS) website: http://www.ets.org/praxis.
    • Sign up for tests, review Test Study Companions, and more!

  • Praxis CORE

    Praxis CORE:

    Praxis CORE Academic Skills for Educators (5712, 5722, 5732) Study Guide: Test Prep and Practice Test Questions for the Praxis CORE Reading, Math, and Writing Exams, 2017

    Praxis CORE for Dummies, 2014

    • Hundreds of questions
    • How to prepare for essays
    • Test-taking strategies

    Learning Express Complete Test Preparation Praxis CORE Academic Skills for Educators

    • 12 practice tests
    • Comprehensive review and practice
    • Expert test-taking strategies  

    Mometrix Praxis CORE Academic Skills for Educators Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2015


    Barron's Praxis CORE/ PLT, 2014 (4 copies)



    Elementary School Assessments Core Academic Skills for Educators and Principles of Learning and Teaching (PLT)


    Praxis CORE Study Companions (also available online at ets.org)

    • Math (1 copy)
    • Writing (1 copy)
    • Reading (1 copy)

    Praxis CORE Flashcards, 2014

    • Writing (2 sets)
    • Reading (2 sets)
    • Math (2 sets)

    General Test Preparation Materials:  -ETS The Praxis Series Official Guide 2nd Ed., 2010

    • 3 full-length PPST practice tests
    • Subject Assessments

  • Early Childhood (EC), Elementary (K-5) & Middle School (6-8)

    Early Childhood, Elementary Education (K-5), & Middle School (6-8):

    Mometrix Praxis II Education of Young Children (5024) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2015 (2 copies)

    Learning Express Complete Test Preparation Praxis II Elementary Education: Content Knowledge (5018), 2016 (2 copies)

    Mometrix Praxis II Elementary Education: Content Knowledge Exam Secrets Study Guide (5018), 2015 (4 copies)

    Cliffs Notes Praxis Teaching Reading: Elementary Education (5203) Test Prep, 2017

    • 2 model practice tests with answers and complete explanations

    Mometrix Praxis II Teaching Reading: Elementary Education (TREE) (5203) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2014 (5 copies)

    What Your Sixth Grader needs to know: Fundamentals of a Good Sixth-Grade Education {use to study for Elementary Content Knowledge (5018) test}, 2006 (2 copies)

    What Your Fourth Grader Needs to Know: Fundamentals of a Good Fourth-Grade Education {use to study for Elementary Content Knowledge (5018) test}, 2013


    Elementary Education (K-5) test only:

    Mometrix Praxis II Elementary Education: Multiple Subjects (5001) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2019 (2 copies)

    Cirrus Praxis II Elementary Education: Multiple Subects (5001) Study Guide, 2018 (2 copies)

    • over 200 practice questions

    REA Praxis II Middle School Mathematics (0069), 2012

    • 3 practice tests

    Mometrix Praxis II Middle School: Mathematics (5169) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2015

    Mometrix NES Mathematics: Middle Grades and Early Secondary (set of 2 books), 2019 (2 copies of the set)

    Mometrix Praxis II Middle School English Language Arts (5049) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2015

    Mometrix Praxis II Middle School: Science (5440) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2015

    Mometrix Praxis II Middle School: Social Studies (5089) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2015

  • Secondary Education

    Secondary Education:

    REA Praxis II Mathematics Content Knowledge (0061/5061), 2013

    Cliffs Notes Praxis II Mathematics: Content Knowledge (5161) Test Prep, 2016

    Mometrix NES Mathematics Exam (set of 2 books), 2019 (2 copies of the set)

    Mometrix Praxis II English Language Arts: Content Knowledge (5038) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2014 (2 copies)

    ETS Praxis II Sciences: Content Knowledge, Biology, Chemistry, Earth and Space Science, General Science, Physics, 2005 (2 copies)

    Cliff Notes Praxis II Biology Content Knowledge (5235) Test Prep, 2015

    REA Praxis II Biology Content Knowledge (0235), 2011

    Mometrix Praxis II Chemistry: Content Knowledge (5245) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2016

    Mometrix Praxis II World and U.S. History: Content Knowledge (0941) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2008

    Mometrix Praxis II World and U.S. History: Content Knowledge (0941 and 5941) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2016

    Mometrix Praxis II Spanish: World Language (5195) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2015

     Mometrix Praxis II Government/Political Science (5931) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2015

     Mometrix Praxis II Geography (5921) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2015

  • Specialty K-12

    Speciality K-12:

    Mometrix Praxis II Art: Content and Analysis (0135) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2014

    Mometrix Praxis II Music: Content and Instruction (5114) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2015

    Mometrix Praxis II Theatre (5641) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2015

    ETS Official Guide Praxis II Library Media Specialist (in white binder), 2009

    Mometrix Praxis II Reading Specialist (5301) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2016

    Mometrix Praxis II Health Education (5551) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2014

    Mometrix Praxis II Physical Education: Content and Design (5095) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2015 (2 copies)

    Mometrix Praxis II School Psychologist Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2014

    Mometrix Praxis II Professional School Counselor Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2014

    Mometrix Praxis II Family and Consumer Sciences (5122) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2015

    Mometrix Praxis II Speech Communication (5221) Exam Secrets Study Guide (set of 2 books), 2015

    NLC Praxis CST Agriculture, 2007

    Mometrix Praxis II Agriculture (5701) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2015

    ETS Praxis School Leaders Licensure Assessment Study Guide, 2009

    ETS Praxis Study Guide School Leaders and Services, 2003

    • Educational Leadership
    • Administration and Supervision
    • Library Media Specialist
    • School Psychologist
    • School Guidance and Counseling

  • Special Education (SPED)

    Special Education (SPED):

    Mometrix Praxis II Special Education: Early Childhood (0691) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2014

    Mometrix Praxis II Special Education: Preschool/Early Childhood (5691) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2015

    XAMonline.com Praxis Special Education: Core Knowledge and Applications (0354)

    • full-length practice test

    REA Praxis II Special Education (5354, 5543, 5545)

    • 5354: Core Knowledge and Applications
    • 5543: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications
    • 5545: Core Knowledge and Severe to Profound Applications

    Mometrix Praxis II Special Education: Core Knowledge and Mild to Moderate Applications (0543 and 5543) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2015 (2 copies)

    Mometrix Praxis II Special Education: Core Knowledge and Severe to Profound Applications (0545 and 5545) Exam Secrets Study Guide, 2015

  • Graduate

    Graduate Study Materials:

    Miller Analogies Test (MAT) Study Materials:

    Arco Master the Miller Analogies Test 19th ed., 2006 (2 copies)

    • 10 full-length practice tests

    Barron’s MAT 9th ed., 2005

    • 10 full-length model exams

    Barron’s The Leader in Text Preparation MAT 11th ed., 2013 

    • 10 full-length practice test

    GRE Study Materials:

    The Princeton Review Cracking the GRE 2016 Edition, 2015

    • 4 full-length practice tests included (2 in the book & 2 online)

    Manhattan Prep 5lb. Book of GRE Practice Problems, 2013

    • 1,800 + GRE-style practice problems with explanations

  • Other (ACT, CLEP, SAT)

    Other:

    ACT materials:

    The Princeton Review Cracking the ACT, 2015 Edition

    The Princeton Review Cracking the ACT, 2016 Edition

    CLEP materials:

    College Board 2017 CLEP Official Study Guide, 2017 Edition

    • Practice questions for all 33 exams
    • Helpful guides to earning credit
    • Valuable suggestions for preparation

    SAT materials:

    College Board The Official SAT Study Guide, 2018 Edition

    • 8 real SATs
    • Official answer explanations 

  • Praxis Tests as Required by Major

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