FREE LEARNING RESOURCES

TV411
TV411

This website offers engaging videos on reading and writing and sections on basic finance, science, and math. All topics have online lessons students can complete, as well as downloadable worksheets.

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HOPELINK
HOPELINK

This is a collection of lesson ideas specifically for adult educators in reading, writing, math and financial literacy, the GED, and workplace skills. There are also special lesson ideas for working with ESL and learning-disabled students.

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READWORKS
READWORKS

This website offers free reading passages and reading comprehension exercises. The curriculum is aligned with Common Core State Standards and the standards of all 50 states.

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CHOMP
CHOMP

This website features interactive grammar exercises and printable worksheets.

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PROLITERACY
PROLITERACY

This website offers vocabulary and reading comprehension interactives for intermediate adult readers and educators.

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USA LEARNS
USA LEARNS

This site offers videos, apps, and other tools for adults to improve English speaking, pronunciation, listening, reading, spelling, writing, and grammar.

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GROW WITH GOOGLE
GROW WITH GOOGLE

This platform offers little- to no-cost options, including resources to help you grow your small business and tools to help you find a job. They offer career certificates in fields like IT and marketing.

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HANDS ON BANKING
HANDS ON BANKING

This website features a set of lessons for adults on using banks and making financial decisions.

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DIGITAL LEARN
DIGITAL LEARN

This Public Library Association website serves as an online hub for digital literacy support and training. It also provides an online community for librarians to discuss digital literacy issues and resources.

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EVERYONE ON

This is a nonprofit organization that's working to eliminate the digital divide by making affordable Internet, low-cost computers, and free digital literacy courses available to all unconnected U.S. residents.

This website offers a computer basics program where learners can earn a certificate through successful completion of the assessment at a sponsored site. It was originally only available in Minnesota, but more and more sites are being added across the country.

On this site, users can learn to code interactively for free. Educators’ resources are also available, including teacher training, lesson plans, and the ability to track student performance.

This site is a whirlwind community-driven tour of the most common computer programming languages.

W3

This website allows users to educate themselves on everything from HTML and CSS to JavaScript and SQL in web development. Learners can study for free at their own pace; the site also offers a certificate for a fee.

This website publishes technology-focused tutorials, articles, and videos on electronic gadgets, hardware, and software applications.

Through this app, learners can take courses through colleges, view free lectures, and browse collections from educational and cultural institutions like Oxford, Museum of Modern Art, and the New York Public Library.

BBC

This website focuses on English, math, and job skills for adults, with real-life applications for these skills in everyday life.

COURSERA

This is a massive open online course (MOOC) that offers more than 1,000 online courses from more than 120 partners. It also allows learners to audit courses and receive an unverified certificate for free or a verified certificate for a fee.

ED X

This is a MOOC that offers more than 200 online classes from almost 50 partner universities. It offers the ability to audit a course, and learners receive a free honor code certificate or a verified certificate for a fee.

SAYLOR

This website is not a MOOC but offers more than 90 courses and areas of study that are set up to mirror what learners would find at a traditional university. It offers free certificates as well.

MIT

This website offers the ability to audit more than 2,200 MIT courses. There are no certificates available, but no registration is required.

This worldwide community of hundreds of (mostly international) higher education institutions offers thousands of college courses for free.

This website curates a collection of more than 750 online courses from colleges in the United States and around the world.

This website offers more than 10,000 online courses from universities and other educational organizations; it includes both free and for-credit learning options.

This website uses game-based and visual content to help users boost skills in vocabulary, languages, history, and science.

This website offers free cultural and educational media, including audiobooks, online courses, certificate courses/MOOCs, movies, e-books, K-12 resources, and language lessons.

This MOOC (and the European platform for online learning) enables universities to share a broad range of courses with students around the world, allowing students to earn recognized credentials. Students can take free online courses from professors on everything from public speaking and architecture to business and international relations.

FAIRSHAKE
FAIRSHAKE

Online ownership manual for reentry

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OER
OER

What are OER? Open Education Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials freely available online for everyone to use, whether you are an instructor, student, or self-learner. Examples of OER include: full courses, course modules, syllabi, lectures, homework assignments, quizzes, lab and classroom activities, pedagogical materials, games, simulations, and many more resources contained in digital media collections from around the world.

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GCF
GCF

Provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy, and math skills necessary for them to be successful in both work and life. They believe there’s freedom in the ability to learn what you want, when you want, regardless of your circumstances.

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IGNITE
IGNITE

This website features videos from a series of speaking events in more than 100 cities designed to have each person share something innovative or inspiring in just five minutes.

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PROJECT GUTENBERG
PROJECT GUTENBERG

This website gives users access to more than 60,000 free e-books, all in the public domain.

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BARTLEBY
BARTLEBY

This is a large collection of reference works, poetry, fiction, and nonfiction.

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LIBRARY
LIBRARY

This is the go-to place for access to newspapers, magazines, journal articles, and classic books.

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TED
TED

TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It started out (in 1984) as a conference bringing together people from three worlds: Technology, Entertainment, Design.

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ABCD
ABCD

The Asset-Based Community Development Institute (ABCD) and its affiliated faculty have created a library of community building workbooks, published scholarly articles, books, and chapters oriented to an array of audiences.

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