Presentation on theme: "21 st Century Digital Skills for the new GED® Test Rhode Island Adult Education Annual Conference April 24, 2014 Session 2: 10:45am - 12:15pm."— Presentation transcript:
21 st Century Digital Skills for the new GED® Test Rhode Island Adult Education Annual Conference April 24, 2014 Session 2: 10:45am - 12:15pm
Angela-Ann Salvadore is Transition Pathways Coordinator for the Community College of Rhode Island. Don Gregory is the Digital Literacy Coordinator for Broadband RI within the RI Office of Digital Excellence. This session does not replace the 4 hour BBRI/RIAEPDC “Computer Skills for the GED® Test Instructor Workshop” To register for one of the GED® Instructor Workshops, please visit the RIAEPDC website: http://www.riaepdc.org/Pages/PDCCalendar.aspxhttp://www.riaepdc.org/Pages/PDCCalendar.aspx
Agenda Introductions10 Minutes Group Discussion: How is it Going?20 Minutes Overview and Updates on the 2014 GED® Tests20 Minutes Specific Skills Needed for the 2014 GED® Tests20 Minutes Discussion: What other Trainings are Needed?10 Minutes Q & A10 Minutes
Introductions ~ Who’s in the Room? GED Instructors? How many GED Instructors have attended the 4-hour workshop? ABE Instructors? Case Managers? Program Coordinators? Any Other Role?
Group Discussion ~ How’s it Going So Far? Please share your Experiences with the Initial Rollout of the GED® 2014 Test…
Overview of the 2014 GED® Tests with Updates www.ged.com Dashboard GED® Ready Tutorial on Computer Based Testing & Free Practice Test Addition of Time on the Math Test Testing Centers Materials
Specific Computer Skills Needed for the 2014 GED® Tests Mouse Skills Navigation Skills Keyboarding Skills Word Processing Skills Online Tools (Calculator) http://www.gcflearnfree.org/mousetutorial/play http://www.mouseprogram.com/practice.html http://www.ohsu.edu/learning/tutorials/comp_basics_navskill_par t1/comp_basics_navskill_part1.htm http://www.gedtestingservice.com/GEDTS%20Tutorial.html http://www.gcflearnfree.org/computers/typing/play http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/tutor/sttest.php?lesson=1 cut, copy, paste, undo/redo, insert, enter & hard return, spacing, backspace, highlight http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9i11UCEEEdY http://www.gedtestingservice.com/testers/calculator
Group Discussion: Do you think the 4-hour “Computer Skills for the GED® Test Instructor Workshop” will help you? What other computer-based training do you think would be helpful?
21 st Century Digital Skills for the new GED® Test Rhode Island Adult Education Annual Conference April 24, 2014 BBRI “Computer Skills for the 2014 GED® Test Instructor Workshop” Two Events Scheduled: Wednesday, May 14, 2014 from 9:00am to 1:00pm at the CCRI Liston Campus in Providence Tuesday, June 3, 2014 from 9:00am to 1:00pm at the CCRI Liston Campus in Providence Seating is limited to 10 for each session Registration is required through the RI AE PDC website