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GED Connection

Daily at 12:00 a.m., 6:00 a.m.and 10:30 p.m.
GED Connection features real people and real life stories of people successfully "going back to school" to earn a GED certificate. The 39 half-hour episodes relate GED skills to everyday situations. Each program suggests problem solving methods that will help learners achieve high scores on the GED test. For every content area of the GED test, this series offers sound advice and demonstrates effective test taking skills. The shows can be viewed in any order, depending on the learner's needs.

Category: Adult/Young Adults

Schedule

Jun 24 10:30 PM Program 16 - Passing the GED Social Studies Test
Jun 25 12:00 AM Program 16 - Passing the GED Social Studies Test
Jun 25 06:00 AM Program 17 - Themes in U.S. History
Jun 25 10:30 PM Program 17 - Themes in U.S. History
Jun 26 12:00 AM Program 17 - Themes in U.S. History
Jun 26 06:00 AM Program 18 - Themes in World History
Jun 26 10:30 PM Program 18 - Themes in World History
Jun 27 12:00 AM Program 18 - Themes in World History
Jun 27 06:00 AM Program 19 - Economics
Jun 27 10:30 PM Program 19 - Economics
Jun 28 12:00 AM Program 19 - Economics
Jun 28 06:00 AM Program 20 - Civics and Government
Jun 28 10:30 PM Program 20 - Civics and Government
Jun 29 12:00 AM Program 20 - Civics and Government
Jun 29 06:00 AM Program 21 - Geography
Jun 29 10:30 PM Program 21 - Geography
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Episodes

Program 39 - Special Topics in Algebra and Geometry

Explores patterns in math and in the real world and shows how mathematical relationships can be plotted on the coordinate plane. ...

Program 38 - Introduction to Algebra

Explores basic algebraic concepts and properties and shows how to write and solve equations. ...

Program 37 - Statistics and Probability

Shows how statistics are gathered and used and explores the basics of chance and probability. ...

Program 36 - Data Analysis

Defines mean, median, and mode and shows how to organize data on charts and graphs and analyze statistical trends. ...

Program 35 - Geometry

Reviews geometry terms, basic properties of angles and triangles, and methods for solving a variety of geometry problems. ...

Program 34 - Formulas

Shows how people use formulas in some practical situations and reviews commonly used formulas. ...

Program 33 - Measurement

A variety of uses for measurement, how to calculate in the English and metric systems, and how to solve for the perimeters and areas of various shapes. ...

Program 32 - Ratio, Proportion, and Percent

Explores how and why people use ratios, proportions, and percentages to compare numbers and solve problems. ...

Program 31 - Fractions

What fractions represent, how to judge the relative sizes of different fractions, calculating with them, and solving everyday fraction problems. ...

Program 30 - Decimals

Reviews how to read decimal numbers, calculate with them, and solve everyday problems involving decimals. ...

Program 29 - Problem Solving

A process for solving basic math and word problems, either single- or multi-step. ...

Program 28 - Number Sense

Explores the language of math and how you can use logic and common sense to make number problems more manageable. ...

Program 27 - Passing the GED Math Test

Advice on what to expect from and how to prepare for the GED math test, including information on the calculator used on the test. ...

Program 26 - Physics

Explores the physics involved in roller coasters, space flight, sound, electricity, and MRI technology. ...

Program 25 - Chemistry

Defines an element, illustrates some chemical reactions, and explores practical applications of chemistry in everyday life—from cooking to making art. ...

Program 24 - Earth and Space Science

Topics in geology, astronomy, and meteorology, including earthquakes, how the Earth was formed, natural cycles, and the basics of weather and energy. ...

Program 23 - Life Science

Explores a variety of life science topics, from basic biology to genetics to ecosystems. ...

Program 22 - Passing the GED Science Test

An overview of the GED science test with sample questions and an explanation of the scientific method. ...

Program 21 - Geography

Explores the relevance of geography—from the impact of humans on the environment to how places and regions define our world. ...

Program 20 - Civics and Government

Explores the foundations and structure of American government and the rights and responsibilities of citizenship. ...

Program 19 - Economics

Business people and economics teachers explain the basics of money, finance, markets, and commerce. ...

Program 18 - Themes in World History

Major events, inventions, and ideas that have shaped the world and its cultures, from ancient Egypt to the modern Middle East. ...

Program 17 - Themes in U.S. History

Explores key events and themes—such as the nation's multicultural nature—that have made the United States what it is today. ...

Program 16 - Passing the GED Social Studies Test

Tips on reading and interpreting maps, charts, and graphics; information on the content areas covered on the social studies section of the GED Test; and sample test...

Program 15 - Drama

Explores the elements of drama through a play written by an adult learner and goes behind the scenes to see how the written word is translated to the stage....

Program 14 - Poetry

Poet Sonia Sanchez reads from her work and shows how to analyze a poem, U.S. Poet Laureate Robert Pinsky introduces the "Favorite Poem Project," and people talk...

Program 13 - Fiction

Explores elements of fiction in short stories by Edgar Allan Poe, Flannery O'Connor, and James Baldwin and the contemporary novel Breath, Eyes, Memory by Edwidge...

Program 12 - Nonfiction

Explores three kinds of nonfiction writing—informational, opinion, and memoir—and illustrates how to get the most out of reading them. Writer Luis Rodriguez...

Program 11 - Passing the GED Reading Test

Reviews the skills required, the subjects covered, and the kinds of questions included on the GED reading test. ...

Program 10 - The GED Essay

GED graduates describe test day and provide tips on writing the GED essay. ...

Program 9 - Spelling, Punctuation, and Capitalization

Tips on how to improve your writing mechanics. ...

Program 8 - Grammar and Usage

Reviews typical grammar and usage problems writers encounter. ...

Program 7 - Effective Sentences

How to write complete and correct sentences and how to fix or improve problem sentences. ...

Program 6 - Writing Style and Word Choice

Purpose and audience affect how authors compose various kinds of written pieces. ...

Program 5 - Organized Writing

Experienced writers offer useful organizing techniques. ...

Program 4 - The Writing Process

Outlines a three-step process: generating ideas, writing a rough draft, and revising/editing. ...

Program 3 - Getting Ideas on Paper

Successful writers and adult learners share ideas on how to get started writing....

Program 2 - Passing the GED Writing Test

Advice on how to prepare for the GED writing test, with sample test questions. ...

Program 1 - Orientation

An overview of the GED test and how this series and its accompanying workbooks and online lessons can help adults prepare. ...

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