FTCE General Knowledge Book + Online (FTCE Teacher Certification Test Prep) Third Edition, Revised
Mrs. Tammy Powell is a certified teacher with 17 years of experience in education, and Chris A. Rose is Assistant Division Director and Test Prep Director at UCF’s School of Continuing Education. Book and online tools give you everything you need to succeed on this important exam.
With printed practice tests in the book and additional practice tests online, REA’s FTCE General Knowledge test prep gives you a complete, flexible study system that will reinforce what you’ve learned and show you how to relate the information to the competencies on the exam.
What is the best way to study for the FTCE?
Taking practice tests and looking at what content is on the General Knowledge exam will help you succeed. The Ultimate Guide and Practice Test from 240 Tutoring is a great resource to help you better prepare for the FTCE, as it contains a breakdown of each subtest as well as information on the GK.
How hard is the FTCE exam?
The K-6, like most FTCE exams, is difficult, with a 63% average passing rate across all subtests. The first time you take the K-6 (060), you must complete all four subtests, which may seem daunting given that the full test takes nearly five hours. But don’t worry; there’s good news.
Are FTCE exams still free?
The Florida Department of Education announced on April 1, 2020, that candidates could use a voucher to register for and schedule free Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE).
How many times can you take the FTCE exam?
Students who need to retake an FTCE test will be relieved to learn that there is no limit to the number of times they can do so.
Is it hard to pass the Gkt?
The FTCE General Knowledge exam measures the same core academic skills you used in college, so it shouldn’t be too difficult for you, especially if you’ve been doing well in your studies.
How many people fail the Gkt?
Action News Jax reached out to the Florida Department of Education to find out how many teachers have failed the FTCE exam since the changes were implemented, and the department said 42,000 people passed the math section in the last three years, while 14,000 failed, a 25% failure rate.
Can you use a calculator on the FTCE?
If you need a calculator for a test, the test site will provide one; do not bring your own calculator. You may also want to bring a sweater or sweatshirt for comfort; descriptions of such special features can be found in the individual FTCE and FELE test information guides.
How much does the first attempt for the GK cost?
The testing fee for the FTCE General Knowledge Test is $130 for the first attempt and $150 for subsequent attempts; it is the same fee regardless of how many subject areas you intend to complete, so most test-takers will benefit from taking all four subtests in one sitting.
How long is a Florida teaching certificate valid?
If you pass all of the required exams and are given a Professional Certificate, it is valid for five school years; to renew it, go to your school district’s office and request a district application form for certification renewal.
Do FTCE scores expire?
When your score report is available in your account, you will be notified via email. Score reports released beginning January 2018 will be available in examinee accounts for 5 years from the date of release, whereas previously, examinee score reports were only available for 60 days.
How long do you have to wait to retake FTCE test?
Retake Policy You must wait 31 calendar days after taking a test/subtest/section or three years after taking a test/subtest/section for which you received a passing score before retaking a test/subtest/section for which you did not pass.
How many questions are on the FTCE general knowledge?
The GK exam is divided into four subtests with a total of 120 questions: English Language Skills, Reading, and Mathematics each have about 40 questions, and the last subtest is an essay test with one essay.