Registrants of the Praxis Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 5-9 (5623) exam face 70 selected-response questions and four constructed-response items during this two hour test. Designed to measure the examinee’s understanding of educational practices foundational to a career in teaching, the test demands extensive preparation. Covering topics like student development, the learning environment, and instructional strategies, the exam encompasses a wide range of challenging content. Constructed-response items based on case histories can be especially challenging, so be sure to practice these types of questions ahead of your test date.
The range of possible scores is 100 to 200.
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