GED

Only 6 Months Left to Avoid GED Reset!

Do you have students who have passed portions of the GED test, but not all? Or, have some taken the entire test, but don’t have the minimum overall score? Maybe they have not been able to get a passing score on the essay. Whatever the situation, you and those students are feeling very stressed because time is running out! Read more about Only 6 Months Left to Avoid GED Reset!

GAIN and the 2014 GED Test

As we continue to get closer to the implementation of the new 2014 GED assessment, I have gotten a lot of questions surrounding how this will affect use of the Wonderlic General Assessment of Instructional Needs (GAIN)® basic skills test. 

My answer: it doesn’t!

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2014 GED Assessment Targets for Math

With the addition of a new year, we continue to inch closer to the implementation of the 2014 GED® Test. As an educator, being prepared for the new test is extremely important if you want your students to be successful. Read more about 2014 GED Assessment Targets for Math

How to Prep Students for the 2014 GED

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. 

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Computer Skills Needed for GED 2014

Using a computer isn’t a skill everyone has. This video touches on some of the things your students will need to know to take the GED.

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Top 10 Resources for Adult Education Teachers

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

Making Remedial Education Work

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

How to Help Your Students Get Higher GED Math Scores

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.

The most often missed questions are: Read more about How to Help Your Students Get Higher GED Math Scores

The Top 5 Changes to the GED Test for 2014

Are you curious about the new GED test scheduled for release in 2014? Take a look at our video outlining five of the most impactful changes.

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Preparing for NRS Reporting Changes

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.

What's changing? While in the past, the NRS relied on student self-reported goals like “earn my GED,” effective July 1, 2012, students will automatically be entered into the following cohorts: Read more about Preparing for NRS Reporting Changes