TExES Mathematics 7-12 (235) Teacher Certification

A minimum of 24 credit hours in Math are required and if you do not have the necessary credit hours for Math 7-12, you can take the TX PACT to qualify for the program.

The TExES Mathematics 7–12 (235) exam is designed to assess whether an examinee has the requisite knowledge and skills that an entry-level educator in this field in Texas public schools must possess.

The TExES Mathematics 7-12 exam contains 100 selected-response questions and are based on the Mathematics 7–12 exam framework. The Math exam has a time limit of 4 hours and 45 minutes and is split into six content domains. The questions in each domain fall under one or more assessment standards.

Number Concepts: The mathematics teacher understands and uses numbers, number systems and their structure, operations and algorithms, quantitative reasoning and technology appropriate to teach the statewide curriculum

Patterns and Algebra: The mathematics teacher understands and uses patterns, relations, functions, algebraic reasoning, analysis and technology appropriate to teach the statewide curriculum (TEKS) to prepare students to use mathematics.

Geometry and Measurement: The mathematics teacher understands and uses geometry, spatial reasoning, measurement concepts and principles and technology appropriate to teach the statewide curriculum.

Probability and Statistics: The mathematics teacher understands and uses probability and statistics, their applications and technology appropriate to teach the statewide curriculum.

Mathematical Processes: The mathematics teacher understands and uses mathematical processes to reason mathematically, to solve mathematical problems, to make mathematical connections within and outside of mathematics.

Mathematical Perspectives: The mathematics teacher understands the historical development of mathematical ideas, the relationship between society and mathematics, the structure of mathematics and the evolving nature of mathematics and mathematical knowledge.

Mathematical Learning and Instruction: The mathematics teacher understands how children learn and develop mathematical skills, procedures and concepts; knows typical errors students make; and uses this knowledge to plan, organize and implement instruction to meet curriculum goals.

Mathematical Assessment: The mathematics teacher understands assessment, and uses a variety of formal and informal assessment techniques appropriate to the learner on an ongoing basis to monitor and guide instruction and to evaluate and report student progress.

If you are interested in obtaining your Texas teaching certificate in Mathematics 7-12, submit your application for free today and a program specialist will contact you within 1-3 business days to go over the enrollment process and answer any questions you may have.

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