GED Web-Based Training!
GED teachers, earn inservice points by completing any of
the 8 inservice web-based trainings geared toward the 2002
Series GED tests. You can find the web-based trainings at
Florida TechNet ~ http://www.floridatechnet.org/webbased.htm
Teacher to Teacher- Supporting Success
The U.S. Department of Education is offering teacher-to-teacher
free online professional-development sessions that focus
on improving teachers' content knowledge and teaching skills
in English, math, and science. Before completing eLearning
modules or other U.S. Department of Education Teacher-to-Teacher
Initiative activities, California teachers are required
to obtain verification from their professional growth advisor
for this to be used for the renewal of the professional
clear credential or from their district for this to be used
toward the HQT HOUSSE requirement.
How Adults Learn - the Ageless Learner
In order to learn through life, it's helpful to understand
something about how you learn. The following backgrounder
will introduce you to the most significant things we know
about how adults learn
Educational Podcast Network
The Education Podcast Network is an effort to bring together
into one place, the wide range of podcast programming that
may be helpful to teachers looking for content to teach
with and about, and to explore issues of teaching and learning
in the 21st century.
What is Critical Thinking? and Why Teach Critical Thinking?
Characteristics of critical thinking are clearly identified
and teaching strategies to help promote critical thinking
skills are provided. Many links to other useful internet
resources are included.
New Teacher Toolkit
This New Teacher toolkit from Texas was the result of researching
adult learning theories & adult education instructional
strategies and of gathering input from all those involved
in the adult education field. The main section titles include:
Principles of Adult Learning; Teaching-Learning Transaction;
Diverse Learning Styles, Abilities and Cultures (includes
adults with learning disabilities); Accountability; Adult
Education Programming and Funding Stream; and Continuting
Your Professional Development.
GED 2002 Online Professional Development from KET
If you need information on the GED Tests or strategies in
such areas as problem solving, calculator use, graphic literacy,
essay writing, or critical thinking skills, this is the
site for you!
Education Topics from ASCD
Education topics are short multimedia lessons on topics
that interest all levels of educators. Each lesson includes
a definition, short articles on the topic, audio and video
files of experts and practitioners, and a listing of resources
that you can use to continue your professional development.
Math Training Module: Using the Internet in Support of
GED Math Instruction
The purpose of this course is to explore technology-based
resources and tools that can be used to bolster the math
concepts tested by the GED.