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Praxis 1 Resources

All education pre-majors are required to pass or exempt the Core Academic Skills Praxis I exam prior to entering the Spadoni College of Education Professional Teacher Educator Program.  This page provides a variety of resources to facilitate Praxis I success.

As of September 1, 2019 the Praxis I Core exam requirements for the state of South Carolina changed. Some of the free website below may have the old test numbers, but can still be used as a practice resource.

AssessmentPassing Score
Praxis Core Combined (new code 5752)  
Praxis Core Reading: (new code 5713) 156
Praxis Core: Mathematics (new code 5733) 150
Praxis Core: Writing (new code 5723) 158

Khan Academy® Official Praxis® Core Prep

Now available! This new, free, online resource will help you build the reading, writing and mathematics skills you need to succeed on the Praxis® Core tests.

CCU EBSCO Learning Express Library: Prepare for the Praxis 1 Core Tests

Utilize the CCU EBSCO Learning Express Library to access the eBooks. Praxis® Core: Power Practice; this includes five full-length practice exams for each of the Praxis Core® Academic Skills for Educators assessments.  Praxis® Core Academic Skills for Educators; this guide covers everything you need to earn passing scores, including a detailed review of test topics, full-length practice tests, and more. You will also have access to 12 practice tests.

ETS Resources

Prepare for a Praxis Test: Strategy and Tips

Praxis 1 Core Academic Skills for Educators: Reading (5713)

The Praxis Reading  Study Companion (PDF) contains practical information and helpful tools, including:

  • A template study plan
  • Practice questions and explanations of correct answers
  • Test taking tips and strategies
  • Frequently asked questions

Praxis 1 Core Academic Skills for Educators: Writing (5723)

The Praxis Writing Study Companion (PDF) contains practical information and helpful tools, including:

  • A template study plan
  • Practice questions and explanations of correct answers
  • Test taking tips and strategies
  • Frequently asked questions

Praxis 1 Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics (5733)

The Praxis Math Study Companion (PDF) contains practical information and helpful tools, including:

  • A template study plan
  • Practice questions and explanations of correct answers
  • Test taking tips and strategies
  • Frequently asked questions

A Study Plan (Word) provides a roadmap to prepare for the Praxis® tests. It can help you understand what skills and knowledge are covered on the test and where to focus your attention. A written study plan can help you organize your efforts.

Test Prep Webinars deliver in-depth information about Praxis Core test preparation. You’ll receive a comprehensive overview of preparation along with demonstrations about what to expect on test day. All webinars are run by an ETS representative and end with a Q&A to address any specific questions or concerns.

 Free ETS Test Preparation Information

Other Free Praxis 1 Study Websites

Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Ultimate Guide
Study Guide Zone
4Test Free Practice Tests
Teachers Test Prep
Study.com
Mometrix Test Preparation
Test Guide
Practice Quiz

Apps

Praxis Core Pocket Prep

The app is free to download, but there are in-app purchases to upgrade your study materials. The free version includes 74 practice questions with answer explanations. It is available for both Apple and Android devices.

Praxis Test Prep from Study.com

This free app is available for Apple and Android devices.  Watch short, engaging video lessons created by our subject matter experts to help you learn even the most difficult concepts. Take quizzes and practice tests, created to match the exam content, to help you master the material on the Praxis you need.

Magoosh Praxis Core Flashcards

This free app is available for Apple and Android devices will help you study for the Praxis Reading, Writing and Math by teaching you key concepts with flashcards

CCU Tutoring and Learning Centers

Mathematics Learning Center

See the resources available and/or schedule a tutoring session. There are also several math tutorial videos on this webpage.

Writing Center

Praxis I Tutoring in the College of Education

If you are a student in the Spadoni College of Education who is struggling with Praxis Reading, Writing, or Math skills, there are tutors available for you. Please email at least 24 hours in advance to schedule a tutoring appointment.

CCU Academic Testing Center

Register here for the Praxis

Financial Assistance

ETS Fee Waiver

Fee waivers may be available through ETS for college students who meet all eligibility criteria.

Spadoni College of Education Praxis Scholarship Application  

Please complete the application form and return it along with all requested documentation to Teresa Gibbons in Prince 213K.

Contact Information

Teresa Blount Gibbons
Student Success Coordinator
Center for Excellence, Academic Advising and Student Services
Spadoni College of Education
Prince Building Room 213K
tgibbons@coastal.edu
843-349-2935