GED Information for Educators

There needs to a clear and distinct separation between GED® testing and the instruction for students to get optimally prepared for the four GED tests. This is needed for the protection of the GED Tests’ integrity. This post is offering you a lot of information about the Kentucky GED test and aims to help adult education professionals with preparing students better for the latest version of the GED exam that was rolled out across the U.S. in January 2014.

In 2012, PearsonVUE, a major education publisher and test developer, joined forces with the American Council on Education (ACE) to develop a new Series of GED tests that would better suit the modern-day workplace and the requirements of institutions of higher education. The new GED exam was introduced nationwide in January, 2014., and is available only in a computerized format. There are now four sub-tests on the academic fields of Social Studies, Science, Mathematical Reasoning, and Reasoning through Language Arts, and because the latest version of the GED exam is more challenging than the former edition, getting optimally prepared is crucial.

Students are required to create an account on the website of GED Testing Services, GED.com. Adult education providers may help students with this process, and one of the many advantages is that students can learn their scores right away. No longer do they have to wait in anxiety for weeks. The new GED exam is modular, meaning that students can take one of the four sub-tests (modules) at a time. Scores have a validity of two years.   Instructions and training videos for creating their own accounts at GED.com are available on the website of KYAE.

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