• Class Starting Date: Jan 22, 2024
  • Class Format: OnLine – VIrtual Brightspace
  • Class Equipment Required: PC WinOS / Mac IOS / Internet Connection
  • Class Times and Days: Evening Class / Day Time Class ( see a counselor for more information).
  • Placement TABE Test Required
  • Optional Requirements: Present HS Transcripts if available / Regents scores
  • Class sections: Math – Language Arts – Science – Social Studies
  • Class Ending Date: May 16, 2024

GED (General Educational Development) High School Equivalency Test Preparation Class

Program Overview:

The GED High School Equivalency Test Preparation Class is designed to assist individuals in preparing for the GED exam, which certifies that they have the academic skills equivalent to a high school graduate. This program focuses on enhancing participants’ knowledge and skills in the four main subject areas tested on the GED exam: Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA), Mathematical Reasoning, Science, and Social Studies.

Program Duration: The duration of the program varies but is structured to cover the content areas of the GED exam thoroughly and to ensure that participants are well-prepared for the test.

Curriculum Highlights:

  1. Reasoning Through Language Arts (RLA):
    • Reading comprehension skills, text analysis, and writing proficiency, including essay composition.
  2. Mathematical Reasoning:
    • Review of basic math concepts, algebra, geometry, and statistical reasoning relevant to the GED exam.
  3. Science:
    • Exploration of scientific concepts, data interpretation, and the ability to apply scientific reasoning.
  4. Social Studies:
    • Coverage of key topics in history, geography, civics, and economics to prepare for the GED social studies section.
  5. Test-Taking Strategies:
    • Techniques for approaching multiple-choice questions, managing time effectively, and reducing test anxiety.
  6. Essay Writing Skills:
    • Instruction on essay structure, thesis development, and effective written communication.
  7. Practice Tests and Simulations:
    • Regular practice tests and simulated GED exams to assess progress, identify areas for improvement, and simulate test conditions.
  8. Critical Thinking Skills:
    • Development of critical thinking skills necessary to analyze and solve problems presented in the GED exam.
  9. Vocabulary and Reading Skills:
    • Strategies for improving vocabulary and enhancing reading skills for better performance in all GED subject areas.
  10. Study Skills and Time Management:
    • Guidance on effective study habits, organization, and time management to optimize preparation.

Assessment and Progress Tracking: Regular assessments to monitor participants’ understanding of content, identify strengths and weaknesses, and track their progress throughout the program.

Instructor Support: Experienced instructors to provide guidance, answer questions, and offer personalized support.

Resource Materials: Access to GED study guides, textbooks, online resources, and other materials specifically tailored to the GED exam.

Certification: Upon completion, participants may receive a certificate of completion for the GED High School Equivalency Test Preparation Class.

Target Audience: Individuals seeking to earn their high school equivalency credential through the GED exam.

Delivery Formats: The program can be delivered through in-person classes, online courses, or a blended learning approach to accommodate various learning preferences and schedules.

The GED High School Equivalency Test Preparation Class aims to empower participants with the knowledge, skills, and confidence needed to successfully pass the GED exam, opening doors to further education and career opportunities.

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