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Practice Test Info
GED Info
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College/Career
Index

 

Online Instructional Programs

ITTS- Instruction Targeted for TABE Success; lessons and practice problems to help adult learners prepare for the TABE

TABE Online- An online assessment system for the Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE). TABE Online is the only adult basic skills assessment available online to quickly assess skills for training and employment, or to determine readiness to take the GED®.

GED Academy- A computer-based instruction program in all five GED test areas; includes practice tests, individualized learning plans, interactive lessons, GED Smart (a built-in digital 700 page study guide), and time-on-task reporting

Teknimedia-CBT100-Computer Skills for the 2014 GED® Test-This short-term course covers all of the basic computer skills required for answering 2014 GED® test questions including how to use buttons, icons, windows, menus & lists, select options, drag & drop, plus entering and editing text.

GED Prep

GED Testing Service

www.GED.com

GED® Facebook.

YouTube channel. 

YourGED.org - Step by step guide for getting your GED

 

Khan Academy- A library of over 2,600 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 211 practice exercises

 

cK-12 - Free standards-aligned STEM teaching resources; great resources for all subjects! Check it out!

APT Adult Education - a 39-part online video series to help prepare for the GED

SAS Curriculum Pathways- Interactive, standards-based resources in each subject. There are several technology-enhanced items and apps for students to use on their smart phones. The website keeps track of students' time on task, so they can get class hours for working at home.

Mometrix Test Preparation- Instructional videos on different topics in math, literacy, science, and social studies to help students prepare to take the GED.

Computer Curriculum - lesson plans, handouts, worksheets, and resources

PBS Teacher Source- Lesson plans and lots of activities are included in the teacher section of PBS

Common Core State Standards

Edutopia - Resources for understanding the common core state standards

Teaching Channel.

Teachers Pay Teachers - An open marketplace for educators where teachers buy, sell, and share original teaching resources

Donors Choose- Teachers can use this resource to request donations for their classrooms directly from donors. Check it out!
 

REASONING THROUGH LANGUAGE ARTS

Aspen Institute - Materials for teaching close reading skills that are tied to standards. This site also provides leadership materials

Teaching That Makes Sense - A K-12 site with lots of free resources and graphic organizers from Steve Peha

ReadWriteThink - From the International Reading Association and the National Council of Teachers of English, this site has classroom resources and professional development activities in the area of integrated reading, writing, and thinking skills

National Council for Teachers of English - This site provides lessons and strategies for teaching nonfiction text.

NewsELA - Great way to build reading comprehension with daily news articles. Every article available at 5 reading levels and common core based.

Learning Resources - The Learning Resources site offers web-delivered instruction using CNN and CBS news stories. Western/Pacific LINCS (part of the National Institute for Literacy's LINCS Project) and Literacyworks, uses these stories to develop an online literacy site that benefits all learners and instructors.

MATHEMATICAL REASONING

Annenberg Learner - Courses of study in such areas as algebra, geometry, and real-world mathematics. The Annenberg Foundation provides numerous professional development activities or just the opportunity to review information in specific areas of study

Illuminations - Great lesson plans for all areas of mathematics at all levels from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM)

Inside Mathematics - A professional resource for educators, including classroom examples of innovative teaching methods and insights into student learning

 

Khan Academy- A library of over 2,600 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 211 practice exercises

 

The Math Dude- A full video curriculum for the basics of algebra

 

Math.com- A full online math glossary

 

Online Resources for Teaching and Strengthening Fundamental, Quantitative, Mathematical, and Statistical Skills. NICHE. A wide array of resources for the different types of mathematical skills 

 

National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Math - All types of virtual manipulatives for use in the classroom from algebra tiles to fraction strips. This is a great site for students who need to see the “why” of math

 

Teacher Guide for the TI-30SX MultiView Calculator – A guide to assist you in using the new calculator, along with a variety of lesson plans for the classroom

 

Algebra 4 All- A website from Michigan Virtual University with an interactive site for using algebra tiles to solve various types of problems

 

Math Goodies - Math Goodies is your free math help portal featuring interactive lessons, worksheets, and homework help.

 

Working with Algebra Tiles - An online workshop that provides the basics of using algebra tiles in the classroom

 

Teaching Algebra Using Algebra Tiles- An instructor site that provides information on teaching algebra, as well as basic algebraic concepts

 

Key Elements to Algebra Success - 46 lessons, homework assignments, and videos

 

Free Math Help - lessons, calculators, games, help, and a discussion forum for all things math
 

SOCIAL STUDIES
 

History Buff - Viewers can learn about things that happened in history by reading newspaper articles that were printed during that period, complete crossword puzzles relevant to specific topics. One of the most interesting parts of this website is the Historic Voices sections where you can listen to live recordings of Martin Luther King, Jr., John F. Kennedy, a news report about the explosion of the Hindenburg and many, many more. It's absolutely amazing!

 

National Archives - Lessons containing reproducible copies of primary documents from the holdings of the National Archives of the United States.

 

White House History - Classroom resources, lessons, and primary documents provided from the White House Historical Association

 

Library of Congress - Classroom materials, including primary source sets, lesson plans, presentations and activities, themed resources, etc. all provided by the library of congress

 

Docs teach - Choose from thousands of primary historical sources for use in classroom activities. Use the search field to find written documents, images, maps, charts, graphs, audio and video in an ever-expanding collection that spans the course of American history.
 

SCIENCE


Exploratorium - A big part of the Exploratorium’s mission is to provide tools to make your work easier and more enriching, including things to do at the museum, hands-on activities, and a wealth of Web features about important science topics.

 

Discovery Education - Engaging, standards-aligned rich media and interactive digital textbooks, coupled with professional development and assessment services, take students beyond the classroom

 

Understanding Science - Explore interactive representations of the process of science. Check out Understanding Science 101, the teacher section, and the resource library

 

Khan Academy- A library of over 2,600 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 211 practice exercises

 

PBS Teacher Source - Lesson plans and lots of activities are included in the teacher section of PBS

 

Test Practice

FREE GED Practice Test - this free practice test allows students to preview the content and technology that are part of the 2014 GED

Varsity Tutors - includes tests, flashcards, and daily question for GED and many more

ACT COMPASS- practice for the COMPASS placement test

Study Guide Zone - includes GED, ASVAB, several nursing exams and many others

Test Prep Review - includes GED, COMPASS, ASVAB, TABE, TOEFL and many more

ASVAB Practice Test - #1 free online ASVAB practice test site

Union Test Prep - ASVAB test preparation which includes practice test, flashcards, and study guide

ESL and Citizenship

Center for Adult English Language Acquisition - ESL resources, instructional tools, program development tools, ESL research (briefs and digests), practitioner toolkit and more

Activities for ESL Students - grammar, vocab, crossword, (all grouped by level) bilingual, podcasts, daily quiz

English Learner - grammar, vocabulary and reading

WannaLearn - collection of links of free instructional sites:  picture dictionary, flash tests, shockwave demos, business English, "Fiesta" for Spanish speakers, listening lab, advanced grammar

Internet Picture Dictionary - browse by letter, category or language; use activities to review/reinforce - flashcards, fill-in-the-blank, word scramble, stinky spelling, straight recall

Hello-World - an interactive site for learning English/Spanish and other languages too (Much of the content is free, but there is a subscriber option too)

Livemocha - sign up for free and it’s similar to Rosetta Stone – you can choose English or Spanish or many other languages  (There is a “plus” version you can purchase)

ReLLLAs - an online workshop dealing with how to construct and use Real Life Language Learning Activities

MCCRC Teacher Pages - Rebecca

TABE Clas-E Tutorial - a tutorial for Northeast Alabama Adult Education teachers about how to use the TABE Clas-E

ESL 101 - an online PD kit for ESL, sponsored by ALAPCAE - includes overview video, documents to download and Symbaloo ESL 101 webmix.

Barry Bakin's Computer Projects

Emergent Readers Neighborhood Unit     
Student-Generated Texts

Dawn's Symbaloo 2014 ALAPCAE Conference

Live Binders Access Key: 101

Montgomery Adult Ed Conference 2012

Dawn's ESL Pages - 08-09 - NACC Class

Dawn's Teacher Training Resources 2007-2009 Conferences
 

College and Career Planning

CMT Empowering Education - Motivation and step by step planning for college

College for Adults - This website will help you with career planning, college selection and the application process.

Student Scholarships - The largest scholarship database on the web

STARS Transfer Guide - Transfer guide system for students transfering from a community college to a four-year institution

Career Library - Alabama Virtual Library for college and career planning

Indeed - Search for jobs in your area

Career One Stop - many links to assess your skills

Online Lessons - dealing with work ethic, interpersonal skills, initiative and dependability; does require teacher to check assignments

Live Career - take a free career test

Job Readiness - includes Introduction, Take the Test, Employability Skills, Important Work Vocabulary Words, Job Search Techniques, Once You Are Hired

Career Resources Toolkit - a myriad of links and tutorials on all aspects of job seeking

Job Application - instructions on filling one out and some samples

Power Typing - a free online tutor with tests, lessons, and games

Owl Online Writing Lab - with online workshop for resume & cover letter

Resume Writing Services - learn about job searches, job interviews, and many tools/resources for resume-writing

Total Resume - claims to help you write a "Word" resume in ten minutes

Additional Resources

Adult Education Forum - http://adulteducation.boards.net/- Access this forum created exclusively for adult education employees by following the link and registering. Once registered and approved by the administrator, instructors may post threads, comments, attachments, polls, etc.

Poll Everywhere - Create a poll for your students to text in their vote

Blendspace - allows educators to blend their classrooms with digital content

Prezi -  interactive, creative outlet for classroom presentations.

Teacher Tube - Videos specifically for teachers to use in the classroom

Screencast-O-Matic - Online screen recorder for free one-click recording

Eyejot - Create and send video emails

Edu Blogs - Create your own education blog

Super Teacher Tools - Create Jeopardy, Who Wants to be a Millionaire, and other games to review information
-Random name generator, classroom timer and countdown, plus a QR Code creator

Go Animate - Students can create animated videos to demonstrate their learning.

Bubbl.US - Students can use this site to create “mind maps” on a specific topic.