TExES Music EC-12 (177) Secrets Study Guide: TExES Test Review for the Texas Examinations of Educator Standards

  • Publish Date: 2013-02-14
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: TExES Exam Secrets Test Prep Team
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***Includes Practice Test Questions*** Get the test prep help you need to be successful on the TExES Music EC-12 test. The TExES Music EC-12 (177) Exam is extremely challenging and thorough test preparation is essential for success. TExES Music EC-12 (177) Exam Secrets Study Guide is the ideal prep solution for anyone who wants to pass the TExES Music EC-12 Exam. Not only does it provide a comprehensive guide to the TExES Music EC-12 Exam as a whole, it also provides practice test questions as well as detailed explanations of each answer. TExES Music EC-12 (177) Exam Secrets Study Guide includes:

  • A detailed overview of TExES Music EC-12 (177)
  • An analysis of music theory and composition
  • A guide to music history and culture
  • An in-depth look at music classroom performance
  • A breakdown of music education
  • Comprehensive practice questions with detailed answer explanations
It's filled with the critical information you'll need in order to do well on the test: the concepts, procedures, principles, and vocabulary that the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) expects you to have mastered before sitting for the exam. The Music Theory and Composition section covers:
  • Inversions of triads and seventh chords
  • Circle of fifths
  • Relative minor vs. parallel minor
  • Music terms
  • Composing a harmonic progression with proper root motion
The Music History and Culture section covers:
  • Characteristics of music in the Medieval era
  • Impact of valved horns and trumpets
  • Blues
  • West African musical traditions
  • Australian Aboriginal music
The Music Classroom Performance section covers:
  • Classical singing timbre vs. popular music timbre
  • How sound is produced
  • Conducting
  • Instrumental rehearsal
  • Properties of sound that contribute to an instrument s tone quality
  • Maintaining student confidentiality and appropriate professional conduct
  • Transposition and instrumental ranges
  • Correcting intonation
The Music Education section covers:
  • Encyclopedias and dictionaries of music
  • Preventing student behavior issues
  • Practical teaching techniques
  • Minimizing financial cost of a music program
  • Preparatory education and training
  • Orff-Schulwerk lesson plan
These sections are full of specific and detailed information that will be key to passing the TExES Music EC-12 Exam. Concepts and principles aren't simply named or described in passing, but are explained in detail. The guide is laid out in a logical and organized fashion so that one section naturally flows from the one preceding it. Because it's written with an eye for both technical accuracy and accessibility, you will not have to worry about getting lost in dense academic language. Any test prep guide is only as good as its practice questions and answers, and that's another area where our guide stands out. Our test designers have provided scores of test questions that will prepare you for what to expect on the actual TExES Music EC-12 Exam. Each answer is explained in depth, in order to make the principles and reasoning behind it crystal clear. We've helped thousands of people pass standardized tests and achieve their education and career goals. We've done this by setting high standards for our test preparation guides, and our TExES Music EC-12 Exam Secrets Study Guide is no exception. It's an excellent investment in your future.