These tests include examinations of your knowledge of liberal arts and sciences, and teaching and communication skills, as well as content specialty tests that ensure that you have the required knowledge in your particular chosen subject.
It's important then to make sure that you are familiar with the content requirements of your particular NYSTCE exam subject area. But it's no less important to pay attention to your exam strategy. Time management and the process of elimination will be important elements in getting the score you need to pass the NYSTCE and become a teacher.
Two Types of Questions, Two Types of Challenges
NYSTCE questions may come in two forms: Multiple-choice questions ask you to choose the best answer from five options. In these questions, it is important to remember that the best answer isn't necessarily the only correct answer. You may find that two answers look correct; one answer will be more correct\ than the other. (This also means that when two answers look the same, you've got a 50/50 chance of guessing the right one.)
Essay questions ask you to produce short compositions. A pre-planned structure is the key to maxing these questions. As usual, excellent NYSTCE test preparation is a must