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I'm not sure if I am asking this question in the appropriate place, but here it goes... Has anyone taken the new TExEs (191 generalists) Ec-6 Exam? How was it? Any advice? Also, they give you 5 hours, does it take that long? I have a public relations degree and have NO experience teaching expect with being a substitute a few times...do you need to have an education degree to pass this test the first time around? THANKS!
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cj I have a BBA (20+ yrs) ago & have subbed this past year. I studied EC-6 flash cards (from online site) & an EC-4 Exam for Dummies manual. Studied info for a few weeks & took 3 practice exams (several times) until I got them all right. EC-6 Test not too hard if you study materials. Make sure you know basic science concepts & have goo...See More
Jun 6, 2010
Sheri Thank you so much for your response. I am furiously looking for good material to study. Where did you get the 3 practice exams? Did you buy them online and what site? There are so many to pick from. On the TEXES site practice exam there are only 50 questions. Thank you so much I hope you read this.

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Jun 14, 2010
Lana Thanks for everyone's advice. I take the test in less than 2 weeks. (aghhh) I bought the only ec-6 study guide available at the time..which was the "EC-6 Texes-191 Generalist Study Guide" by Nancy...somebody. Sorry, I've forgotten her last name, but it is available at barnes and nobles. There are SO many typos and mistakes, but I am happy with how ...See More
Jun 14, 2010
Teacher I have taken several ExCET/TExES exams in my teaching career. I have never spent more than 90 minutes on any one tests and have passed all on the first try for my certifications. You will absolutely have to pass English Language Arts and Reading because that is about 47 percent of the test. You do not have to pass every single part of the rest of t...See More
Jun 18, 2010
Mary Kay I found the NATH book EC-4 very helpful, even though it doesn't go to 6th. It was good review. I have been out of teaching for a few years, and wanted to add Kindergarten, so I took this test. Passed it on the first try. Helpful hints: Definitely study Texas history, Constitutional Amendments, branches of gov. Know in PE, Art and Music what is an a...See More
Jul 30, 2010


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