Effective January 2, 2014, the 2014 GED® Test will:
- be computer-based
- be taken at an approved testing center.
- be available in English and Spanish in RI.
- replace the 2002 GED, and scores from the 2002 GED will not carry over or count once the 2014 GED® Test is active.
Info for Test Takers and GED Instructors:
You Tube Video Overview of the new GED 2014 (Nov 2013)
My GED "How To Guide" November 2013 is a 19-page document on how to register for the new GED 2014, and the list of resources to support learning and instruction for the test.
GED Ready" 2014 Practice Test with Responses, Response Explanations, Extended response (ER) suggested written answers Traits Rubrics to guide and evaluate written responses-- A MUST REVIEW!!!
Info for GED Instructors:
The Teacher’s Guide is a self-paced, (8) eight-week program to help educators organize and apply the wealth of knowledge available about the 2014 GED® test for each test module (RLA, SS, SCI, MATH).
Depth of Knowledge (DOK) Wheel by Norman Webb, a taxonomy of cognitive behaviors used to construct test questions
Reasoning Through Language Arts Extended Responses Exemplars for GED 2014, Reviewed and Rubric-applied, October 2013 (56pp)
GED 2014 Social Studies Extended Responses Exemplars, October 2013 (40 pp)
GED 2014 SCIENCE Short Answer Resource Guide,
October 2013 (20pp)
Exploring the Mathematical Reasoning Module GED 2014, January 2013 (28 pp, slides)
Webinars available on aspects of the GED® 2014
Companion Guide (to the GED 2014) outlines in 14 pages the test parameters: test modules, timing, universal accommodations, scoring, and specific test items by # and content description. It also gives an outline to support an approach to responding to ER (extended responses) for both RLA and Social Studies/History. (Sept 2013)
Info on the GED/ CCR alignment:
OECD Survey of Skills for Employability 2013 (document used by OVAE's Brenda Dann- Messier to encourage collaboration & urgency)