Certification Testing Preparation Resources

The following are low cost or no cost recommended resources for study and preparation:  

TExES Preparation Manuals - Provides a breakdown of the exams, strategies for taking the exams, and sample questions with rationales. Each certification exam has its own Preparation Manual.

TExES Student Profile Worksheet - Designed to gather information that may help you prepare for your certification exams.

240 Tutoring - Online, comprehensive study guides, flashcards, and practice exams that are guaranteed to prepare a student for their certification exams. The normal price is $39.99/mo. You can cancel at any time.

Certify Teacher - Interactive practice exams, study materials, flashcards, and more. (Has School Counselor Practice Exam)

Study.com - Videos, quizzes, and study guides for educator candidates in Core EC-6, Business 6-12, Health EC-12, Math 4-8 and 7-12, History 7-12, Science 7-12, Music EC-12, PPR EC-12, School Counseling and more. 

CrashCourse - Short YouTube videos on various subjects such as history, science, and economics. 

Khan Academy - Free online review and study for subjects in Math, History, Grammar, Science, and more.

PPR EC-12 Video Review - Video with 40 sample PPR EC-12 exam questions and answer rationales. Take the quiz along with the narrator, pausing after each question and answer choice is given, then resume play after you have selected your answer to hear the correct answer choice and rationale. 

Interactive Practice Exams - Interactice exam simulation featuring sample exam questions, comprehensive, immediate feedback on your performance, and a realistic online experience similar to an actual computer-administered testing environment. $10 fee applies to all practice exams.

T-CERT - Texas Certification Exam Review created to help TExES candidates pass their certification exams. $30 for 60 day access to all modules on the site. Current modules include: Core EC-6, Math 4-8, Math 7-12, Science 4-8, Science 7-12, Social Studies 7-12, PPR EC-12, Special Education EC-12, ESL Supplemental, and BTLPT.  

Math 4-8 Preparation - University of Houston's TExES 4-8 Mathematics Preparation Site is a free resource that provides you with access to over 20 different online quizzes which cover a wide range of mathematical topics and concepts, based around the TExES 4-8 Mathematics Competencies. You do NOT need to be a University of Houston student to access these quizzes.

Quizlet - Learning tools and flashcards for a variety of TExES exams. Search by your exam name and number (ex. TExES Core Subjects EC-6 291) to find various resources.

StudyBlue - Create, share, and study flashcards for any subject. StudyBlue is the largest crowdsourced study library, with over 400 million flashcards, notes, and study guides created by other students around the world.

XAM Online - Offers a selection of preparation books and practice questions for TExES certification exams. 

Mometrix - Offers a selection of study guides and flash cards for TExES certification exams.

Pass the TExES - Offers books and e-books for a wide selection of TExES certification exams.

IRIS - Modules and topics covering information about assessment, dyslexia, reading comprehension, and more.