GED PrepGED Testing Service
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
Edutopia - Resources for understanding the common core state standards
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.
Free Rice Vocabulary Builder - Help end world hunger while you improve your vocabulary. Answer vocabulary questions, and Freerice.com will donate rice to those in need for every question you get right.
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
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
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
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!
Ben's Guide to U.S. Government - Learn high-school level U.S. government concepts online by exploring Ben’s Guide, which includes information on important historical documents and the U.S. system of government.
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.
Jefferson Lab Science Games and Puzzles - Increase your science knowledge with games and puzzles on the Jefferson Lab website.
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
PBS Teacher Source - Lesson plans and lots of activities are included in the teacher section of PBS
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
Ben's Guide to Citizenship - Learn the steps to become a U.S. citizen through Ben's Guide to U.S. Government.
Pumarosa - Pumarosa is FREE a bilingual, phonetic and interactive ESL course for Spanish speaking adults.
USA Learns Pre-GED Instruction - U.S.A. Learns is a free site that helps adults learn English online by watching interesting videos and completing educational activities.
Vocabulary Building Games - Play free online games to increase your vocabulary, an essential skill for improving reading.
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.
Dawn's Symbaloo 2014 ALAPCAE Conference
Live Binders Access Key: 101
College and Career Planning
College-Scholarships.com - Search for scholarships, colleges and universities, and accredited online programs
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
Free Online Typing - Get free online typing lessons and exercises from Peter’s Online Typing Course. Improving your typing will improve your study skills and job skills.
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
Learning Styles Inventory - Try this additional learning styles questionnaire to get more information on how you learn and how you can improve your study techniques to learn faster an easier.
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.