GED® Test Prep Resources

Thanks for coming! I am Meagen Farrell, author of Teaching Adults: A GED® Test Resource Book available from New Readers Press, and previously National Teacher Trainer for GED Academy (among other products offered by Essential Education). Looking to pass the GED® Test, or to help someone study? You've come to the right place! Below you will find a collection of... Continue Reading →

The Story of the 2016 GED Testing Service Conference

Get inspired and learn the latest updates to prepare adults for the GED Test.

5 Minute HSE Update: Major Test Changes

The HiSET, TASC & GED Test are all introducing changes in 2016!

Quotable Quotes from All About Scoring

This afternoon I got to experience one of the new professional development workshops GED Testing Service is rolling out this year. All About Scoring guides teachers on the criteria to score constructed responses on the GED Test. Since the need for this kind of training is high, I was particularly interested in their format, tools...and... Continue Reading →

What is the GED Testing Service Publishing Program?

What is the GED Testing Service publisher program?

Is the New GED Test Too Hard? Why Aren’t More People Passing?

Why is the new GED Test harder? What does this mean for the future of adult education?

What GED® Test Takers Need to Study for Social Studies

The GED® Social Studies Test is currently 50% Civics and Government. The other subjects are United States History, Economics and Geography. International test takers may have to study more because most of the content is focused on the USA. (Capitalism! Democracy! 50 States!) If you're not so familiar with US Civics and History (even if you... Continue Reading →

Science is Awesome! Scoring and Teaching GED® Science Test Short Answer Responses

The GED® Science test includes TWO short answer typed responses. Become familiar with a GED® test item sampler and practice scoring.

Beyond the Textbook: Additional Texts for GED® Test Preparation

14 websites full of quality non-fiction materials for GED® Test Preparation lessons.

(Re)Writing History: Scoring GED® Social Studies Test Extended Response

The extended response on the GED® Social Studies test requires constructing an argument supported with evidence from a given text. Become familiar with a GED® test item sampler and practice scoring extended responses.

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