Websites to check out
This is an excellent site for those looking to improve computer skills using Microsoft Office software applications. It also offers instruction in e-mail, internet, math basics, money basics, career development and workplace development. Registration is required, but it is free. Learners will also like this site!
The independent learning centre site is hosted by TVOntario and has many useful resources for adult learners and tutors: hundreds of career descriptions and a downloadable GED booklet and application form just to mention a few.
Demonstrations Ontario has re-done their website so it is easier to understand and access. Is your learner ready for a demonstration? See sample demonstrations and create your own!
This site has many printable work sheets for reading, comprehension and math at conventional lower grade levels through high school (still useful though) the site also lists specific interest work sheets like nutrition, space, sports and has many word games and puzzles to make sessions with your learner fun.
Interactive online lessons and courses covering a variety of "life" themes. Tutors can use the site’s "ready-to-use" lessons or create their own. Requires that you register (it’s free though).
A very friendly and easy to use site with lots and lots of learning modules, games, puzzles and online adult literacy and numeracy learner-written stories and even lessons on how to use the internet.
has sample GED tests as well as some useful pages like ‘cool tools’ and ‘formulas and tables’ – some material is advanced, but some is basic.
Try the national Adult Literacy Database or
for a huge database of adult literacy information.