Resources

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Adult Education
Adults, looking to improve your skills or knowledge?  Check out the resources below.
Free-Ed.Net Free online learning resources.  Topics range from Algebra to Computer Programming to Visual Art and Design, and more.
FASFA Guide Learn about FASFA, the free application for federal student aid.

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Financial Aid Guide Learn about financial aid and scholarships for students.

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Computing
Khan Academy – Computing Free online learning resources. Topics range from Algebra to Computer Programming to Visual Art and Design, and more.
Alison – Computer Basics Free lessons on basic computing, from getting online to touch typing to Microsoft Office programs, and more.  “Every online course is standards-based and certified.”
Microsoft Office Training Center Provided by Microsoft, this site touches on lessons for different versions of their Office programs.
Vodien – Beginner’s Resources to Learn Programming Languages “These great resources will discuss the equipment and knowledge you need to get started in safety with the most important programming languages of the day.”

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Math
Yummy Math Real world math activities showcased through a mix of videos, images, and real-world challenges.
Math Worksheets/Math Drills “Has over 50 thousand math worksheets for teachers and parents on a variety of math topics.”
Khan Academy – Math Free online videos and practice exercises for kindergarten-level to calculus.
Math.com Free math lessons and games for basic math through calculus.

 

Online Catalogue for Readers
Looking for the next in a series you are reading?  Looking for recommendations on what to read next? Browse these catalogues.
Fantastic Fiction “An online catalog of authors and books for those of us who love to read fiction.”
Literature Map A literature recommendation system–it helps you finds authors similar to your favorite authors.
Gnooks A online program that helps you “discover new writers you will like.”
Goodreads A community to review, find, and share authors and books you like, as well as interact with readers and authors.

 

Science
Khan Academy – Science Free online videos and practice exercises on biology, chemistry, and more.
Science.gov “Has over 50 thousand math worksheets for teachers and parents on a variety of math topics.”

 

Test Prep
ACT
ACT Test Prep for Students Scroll down the page for a free, downloadable study guide, which includes sample test questions.  Other test prep tips included on page.
ACT Companion Prep Course Free ACT tests in English, reading, math, and science reasoning.  Registration required.
GED
235 Free Practice Tests for The GED Exam From mycareertools.com, free practice tests for the GED, no login or registration required. Covers math, RLA, science, and social studies.
Free Practice Tests for the GED (2014 version) From www.gedtestingservice.com, free practice tests for the 2014 GED.  Flash required.  Covers math, reasoning through language arts, science, social studies, and more.

 

Writing Guides
Looking for help on writing your essay or a grammar guide?
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) Has APA and MLA citation style guides, as well as grammar lessons and quizzes.
The Guide to Grammar and Writing (Capital Community College) Contains many grammar lessons and interactive quizzes.
Dictionary.com Great online dictionary with a linked thesaurus.  Also has interesting articles about word facts for logophiles.
Merriam-Webster Online Great online dictionary.

 

Website Acknowledgements

Thanks goes out the following contributors of helpful links:

Please send any resource suggestions to contact@sgclib.org. We appreciate them.
Thanks,
The Library Staff