Learning Resources

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    ProLiteracy Education Network

    As a tutor or student with Literacy Volunteers of Kent County, you have access to ProLiteracy's Education Network. The network is a comprehensive collection of online courses and resources for adult literacy and ESL instructors, program staff, trainers, and adult learners. ProLiteracy adds content monthly, so be sure to check it out!

    Students and tutors may access the education network by going to the Literacy Volunteers of Kent County Member Portal, then making an account as a tutor or student.

     

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    ProLiteracy Notebook

    Notebook is published three times a year by ProLiteracy, the largest adult literacy and basic education membership organization in the nation. It is a great resource for tutors with topics including Health Literacy, Speaking & Listening, Reading, Writing, Pronunciation, Professional Development, Exploring Resources, Student and Tutor Profiles, etc.

    Newest editions are on our webpage under Attachments! You may also read the paper copy at the LVKC office, or visit the ProLiteracy Notebook webpage online for older editions.

     

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    News For You

    News For You is a great resource for Students with tips for Tutors who read along. It offers easy-to-read news stories that can help you learn to read, write, speak, and understand the English language. Seven new stories are posted each Wednesday, along with audio, exercises, vocabulary, a crossword puzzle, a word search, and a poll. The articles on News for You are based on reports from The Associated Press and The Washington Post news services. All content is thoroughly reviewed by adult education professionals and editors to ensure accuracy, low-level readability, and appropriateness.

    Pick up a paper copy at the office, or visit newsforyouonline.com!

     

    Newcomer's Almanac

     

    Newcomer's Almanac

    Newcomer's Almanac offers a unique collection of information, advice and cultural interpretation. Those who have moved to the US for work or personal reasons have found the blend of practical tips and thoughtful analysis of American culture during their transition. It comes with an English practice worksheet which gives grammar, vocabulary, conversation, and reading comprehension exercises based on articles in the newsletter.

    Newcomer's Almanac is free to download on our webpage under Attachments!

     

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    National External Diploma Program

    The National External Diploma Program (NEDP) is a nationally recognized program designed for adults who want to earn a high school diploma. This performance assessment system assesses the high school level skills of adults. NEDP evaluates the reading, writing, math and workforce readiness skills of participants in life and work contexts. NEDP is a web based program that encompasses eight content areas: Cultural Literacy; Health Literacy; Civic Literacy; Consumer Awareness; Financial Literacy; 21st Century Workplace; Geography and History; Science.

    To learn more about the NEDP, visit riral.org/nedp!

     

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    General Educational Development Testing

    The General Educational Development (GED) test is a series  of four subject tests a person can take to demonstrate their high school academic knowledge. Earning a GED diploma is the equivalent to a U.S. high school diploma for those who were not able to complete a traditional high school program. The GED test is comprised of four subjects: math, science, social studies, and language arts.

    To learn more about the GED, visit ged.com to find study materials, teaching resources and more!

     

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    United States Citizenship Resource Center

    The Citizenship Resource Center has a collection of helpful resources and free study materials for a variety of users. It is a great resource for immigrants who are interested in becoming U.S. citizens, as well as educators who play a critical role in preparing learners.

    To learn more about U.S Citizenship, visit uscis.gov/citizenship for resources on attaining citizenship in the United States of America!