GED Prep

Effective January 2014, the GED®2014 Test is:  

  • computer-based 
  • administered at an approved testing center
  • available in English & Spanish
  • replacing 2002 GED test
  • a different test with different expectations

Info for Test Takers and GED Instructors:

GED Prep Connect enables students to 'connect' with local prep programs via the click of a button on MyGED. Adult Educators can access interested student lists to follow-up with and get them enrolled.

Teacher Resources Workshop - Connecting the Dots for GED Success Facilitated by Adora Beard of GED testing service, presented at the PDC on 11/16/17.  Updates on scoring, score acceptance, and RI results are included. Teacher Resources start on slide 27.

Online Professional Development Courses for 2014 GED from PBS

GED 2014 Retakes: You Pass or We Pay

Reasoning Through Language Arts Extended Responses Exemplars for GED 2014,  Reviewed and Rubric-applied, October 2013 (56pp)

GED Assessment Guide for Educators

GED 2014 SCIENCE Short Answer Resource Guide

Exploring the Mathematical Reasoning Module GED 2014, January 2013

 You Tube Video - Why Earning GED is Important

GED2014 Practice Tests

GED Test Item Samplers are available for Classroom Prep

GED2014 Test Overview (40 minutes)

 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

Navigating Path to College GED Test Prep includes additional resources and guiding links as well as reviews of GED preparation materials, created by Glenda Garcia.

Math & Technology Preparation:

The TI-30XS is the calculator that is used on the 2014 GED® test, launched January 2, 2014.  It is a Test-embedded calculator used for GED 2014 Test modules in Math, Science and Social Studies. A tutorial on its use is available at:  Additional information on the calculator and its use along with 9 minute video is available.

How To Use the TI-30XS Calculator

GED 2014 MATH Formula Sheet
GED 2014 Computer Skills  from BBRI, including resources for Online typing, Mouse tutorial, Scrolling, etc.

Broadband RI offers basic digital literacy curriculum, resources, and training for instructors FREE of charge. The curriculum includes beginner modules for adults from the use of a mouse, to browsing, e-mail and Internet safety. Their new module covers the technology needed to access and respond to the new GED 2014 Test. See PDC calendar for dates.

Contact Information for GED2014