The new 2014 GED will have many differences from the test we have seen in previous years, which means preparation activities will need to be revamped. Bill Walker discusses the changes you can expect to see and how you can ensure your students are prepared.
I talk to ABE instructors many times a day, and over the years have assembled a list of helpful resources that can offer inspiration, how-to advice, and professional guidance. I’m going to share my top 10 resources for adult education teachers. Feel free to add your favorites in the comments section below. Read more about Top 10 Resources for Adult Education Teachers
Not all students enter post secondary school with same level of basic skills. Through remediation, schools can serve a broader population and ensure that all incoming students will have the minimum skills to be successful.
Unfortunately, remedial education, or Dev Ed, is often referred to as “the graveyard of higher education.” Data from the U.S. Department of Education reveals that 83% of students in remedial reading classes and 73% of students in remedial math classes drop out – a very high attrition rate. Read more about Making Remedial Education Work
According to a study conducted by the GED® Testing Service of actual GED® Test candidates, the candidates who do not pass the GED test of mathematics - both those who are close to passing and those who failed miserably - consistently miss the same types of questions and are selecting the same wrong answers.
It seems so long ago since state directors, adult education stakeholders, and the OVAE staff met to make changes regarding follow-up measures. But the time has come, and these changes will go into effect in just a few weeks.