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This was presented at our first annual ESL & Adult Education Conference and details changes in the GED testing for 2014 and how those changes may affect adult education.

This was presented at our first annual ESL & Adult Education Conference and details changes in the GED testing for 2014 and how those changes may affect adult education.

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  • 1. GED 2014Presented byMartha Strong of the Learning LabLiz Otterness of CWI’s ABE
  • 2. The end.December 19th, 2013
  • 3. The beginning.January 2nd, 2014
  • 4. A plethora of information regarding the new test.Where much of this information in this presentationresides.gedtestingservices.com
  • 5. A plethora of information regarding the new test.Where much of this information in this presentationresides.gedtestingservices.com
  • 6. Reasoning through Language Arts (reading andwriting combined)Mathematical ReasoningScienceSocial StudiesCurrently, it is reading, writing, social studies, science,and math“A springboard for furthereducation, training, and betterpaying jobs.”
  • 7. “a profile of scores that gives information about test-taker strengths and areas of developmental needwith each test content area. This more detailedscoring will benefit test-takers, teachers, colleges, and employers.”Currently, it is pass/fail with no analysis“a significant leap forward in scorereporting”
  • 8. Multiple choiceShort answerTechnology-enhancedDrop-down items embedded in passagesOne 45-minute extended response75% non-fiction and 25% literatureReasoning through Language ArtsStudents will need to be able to understand longer passages(400-900 words), read faster, and scan for importantinformation.
  • 9. Multiple choiceTechnology-enhanced itemsDrop-down itemsOn-screen calculator is Texas Instruments TE-30xsMultiview Scientific calculatorOn-screen formula sheet45% quantitative problem solving and 55% algebraAcademic and workforce contextsMathematical ReasoningStudents will need to know (memorized) basic formulas that will no longer beprovided, like mean, median, and mode. Also, students will need to be able toreverse engineer a problem.
  • 10. Multiple choiceShort answerTechnology-enhanced itemsDrop-down items40% Life science, 40% physical science, and 20%Earth/space scienceAcademic and workforce contextsScience
  • 11. Multiple choiceTechnology-enhanced itemsDrop-down itemsOne 25 minute extended response50% Civics and government, 20% United Stateshistory, 15% economics, and 15% geography and theworldSocial Studies
  • 12. Drop-downDrag-and-dropHot spotTechnology Enhanced means…Students will need basic computer skills:mouse, tabs, keyboarding, basic word processing, accesson-line calculator/formula sheet, highlight text.
  • 13. Also known as Cloze or the traditional multiple choiceDrop-down
  • 14. Data on one side of screen; click and drag icon toappropriate place on chart on other side screen.Drag-and-drop
  • 15. Data on one side of screen; put data in different formon other side of screen.Hot spot
  • 16. Stimulus and questionThere may be a split screen, multiple tabs, scrolldowns, and so forthNeed to know cut, copy, past, undo, redo, and soforthShort Answer
  • 17. “…analyze source textsand use evidence to supporttheir arguments.”There may be a split screen, multiple tabs, scrolldowns, and so forthNeed to know cut, copy, paste, undo, redo, and soforthExtended Response
  • 18. Trait 1: Analysis of arguments and use of evidenceTrait 2: Development of ideas and structureTrait 3: Clarity and command of Standard EnglishConventionsShort Answer/Extended ResponseRubric
  • 19. By Dr. Norman L. Webb in 1997Used for the GED 2014 like Bloom’s Taxonomy was forGED 2002Cognitive complexityRecallBasic Application of Skill/ConceptStrategic ThinkingExtended ThinkingDepth of Knowledge-DOK
  • 20. 20% of GED 2014DOK 1 is a bit like Bloom’s knowledge andcomprehensionWhat sentence supports your answer?Use conventions of standard American Englishcorrectly.DOK 1: Recall
  • 21. 80% with DOK3 of GED 2014DOK 2 is like Bloom’s ApplicationPredict what happens next.Use compound or complex sentences.Summarize.DOK 2: Basic Application ofSkill/Concept
  • 22. 80% with DOK 2DOK 3 like Bloom’s AnalysisWhat is the effect author’s purpose of the passageUsing multiple passages, summarize the messageEssay response to multiple passagesDOK 3: Strategic Thinking
  • 23. Not on GED 2014DOK 4 is like Bloom’s synthesis and evaluation betteranalyzed in a long term projectDOK 4: Extended Thinking
  • 24. A plethora of information regarding the new test.Where much of this information in this presentationresides.gedtestingservices.com