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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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  • 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: Defi...See More
    Jul 30, 2010 report post
  • 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 Readin...See More
    Jun 18, 2010 report post
  • 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 forg...See More
    Jun 14, 2010 report post
  • 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 q...See More
    Jun 14, 2010 report post
  • 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....See More
    Jun 6, 2010 report post
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