The websites and resources listed on this page feature some of the most recognized and popular resources for using technology in instruction.
TED Talks provides videos on a variety of thought-provoking topics. The site targets the higher level learner and teachers.
Ways to get Ted Talks provides a variety of ways to download apps and access the website.
TED-ed videos makes short video lessons worth sharing, aimed at educators and students. Within TED-Ed’s growing library of lessons, you will find carefully curated educational videos, many of which are collaborations between educators and animators nominated through the TED-Ed platform.
- Kahn Academy (Free, IOS, Android, Web)
This well-respected site provides free video resources for students, teachers, and administrators. Excellent content for the flipped classroom. Level – from low level beginner to post graduate.
The Blackboard Mobile™ Learn platform takes interactive teaching and learning mobile, giving students and educators access to their courses, content and organizations on a variety of devices including iOS® and Android™ smartphones.
Download the apps: Choose your device to get started: http://www.blackboard.com/resources/mobile/mobile_learn_splash/desktop/portal-nonsprint.html#android
Find lesson plans, online activities, classroom resources, and professional development projects on this comprehensive site.
PBS Teachers STEM Education Resource Center: Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) Resources for Grades PreK-12
These free and open source sites offer alternatives to often expensive or cumbersome software. Open Resource Web Development is now possible cost-free because costs are covered by ads, support and contributions.
- Practice Online Job Application (EL/Civics, Fillable Online Form, for laptop or desktop computers only. Will not work with a tablet.)
Practice filling out this job application on your laptop or desktop computer. The form provides useful information about what employers are looking for.
Links and Educational Resources
GED® 2014 Resources
- GED® Virginia, Resources and information on the Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center website
- Free Practice GED®2014 Exam (4Tests.com website)
Sections in the exam: Mathematical reasoning, Reasoning through Language Arts, Science, Social Studies. All 30 questions each.
GED® 2014 Videos
- GED® 2014 Extended Response, Part One (YouTube, 6:41 min)
This video explains how to write an extended response for the GED® 2014 Test. By WakeTech
YouTube video URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HBcVJ-2PhUQ
- GED® 2014 Extended Response, Part Two (YouTube, 18:18 minute video)
This video explains the six steps in writing an extended response for the GED® 2014 Test.
- GED® 2014 Test Prep Skills (Website and YouTube videos for GED® 2014 Exam)
Free online lessons for the GED® 2014 test, from start to finish.
- New 2014 GED® Math Practice Sample Video: (10:57 minutes long)
http://www.gedmathlessons.com helps students practice and study for the 2014 ged math. This video goes over the 2014 GED math skill of solving equations.
Video URL: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e2e5z-8EMDQ
- McGraw Hill Online Learning Center (Thank You, Rebecca Scott, Regional Program Manager for Lee, Scott, Wise and Norton, for providing these links to McGraw Hill’s Online Resources for students and teachers )
GED Testing Service: www.gedtest.org/prep
Math Drills from Math Drills.com, free worksheets