Useful Websites for Technology in Instruction

 Introduction: 

The websites and resources listed on this page feature some of the most recognized and popular resources for using technology in instruction.

Apps

  • Ted 101TED Talks (Free, IOS, Android, videos, podcasts, web)

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.

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.

Khan Academy Downloads: Find an app for your device at this link. https://www.khanacademy.org/downloads

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

Websites

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.

URL: http://www.cyber-web-media.com/open-source-web-development.html

Practice filling out this job application on your laptop or desktop computer. The form provides useful information about what employers are looking for.

URL: http://programs.sdce.edu/elcivics/sites/default/files/OnlineApp.pdf

 Links and Educational Resources

GED® 2014 Resources

    • gedvalogoGED® Virginia, Resources and information on the Virginia Adult Learning Resource Center website

 

Sections in the exam: Mathematical reasoning, Reasoning through Language Arts, Science, Social Studies. All 30 questions each.

GED® 2014 Videos

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

This video explains the six steps in writing an extended response for the GED® 2014 Test.

YouTube video URLhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvUE0POFp2o

    • test prep skillsGED® 2014 Test Prep Skills (Website and YouTube videos for GED® 2014 Exam)

Free online lessons for the GED® 2014 test, from start to finish.

YouTube Videos URLhttps://www.youtube.com/channel/UCOZMTiwXTjdfCsGHNhb4NIA

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

Other

Math: www.gedmath.com Science: www.gedscience.com Reading: www.gedreading.com Writing: www.gedwriting.com Social Studies: www.gedsocialstudies.com

GED Testing Service: www.gedtest.org/prep

Math Drills from Math Drills.com, free worksheets

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