Tutor and Student Resources

Helpful Resources for Tutors and Students

On this page, you will find helpful websites to visit for information related to tutoring and studying various topics related to our mission.  We have worked to find quality resources for you, and most are free to use.  If you find useful resources not linked on this page, please let us know at projectlearn.medina@gmail.com and we will add them for all to use.

GED© Test

GED© Testing Service

Ohio Department of Education’s GED© Information Page

ged info 2015 This is a quick summary of what we know about GED in Ohio for 2015

Unofficial but Helpful Test Prep Sites

GED© Prep Express

Free GED© Practice Test from 4Tests.com

Best GED Classes practice tests and review

Test Prep Review modules, free from Mometrix

Practice tests and video review modules from Mometrix

TV411.org, interactive lessons in reading, writing, math, vocabulary, science and finance

Medina Library online resources sponsored by CLEVNET, includes adult learning practice tests and tutorials under the Careers & Education tab

Math Help

Khan Academy, many mini lessons

Cool Math, more mini lessons searchable by subject

A+ Math, worksheets, flashcards and other math tools

Math.com, lessons in all math subject areas

MathsDoctor.tv, a helpful site from Great Britain with short video tutorials and worksheets

A Maths Dictionary, provides helpful simple definitions of mathematical concepts, organized alphabetically

Illuminations, a website with many strategies for teaching math, from the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

Algebra Boot Camp, large collection of algebra-related lessons and examples

TI-30XS calculator instruction manual for students

TI-30XS calculator instruction manual for teachers

U.S. Citizenship Test

Citizenship Resource Center, a U.S. government page for those pursuing citizenship

Future US Citizens, a link to the textbook’s website with resources for teachers

English as a Second Language Sites

Learning English in Ohio, site created by instructor at Polaris Career Center; contains lots of additional links to quality sources

Sherry Baldwin’s ESL Class in Brunswick; contains many ESL lesson plans

ESL Gold, contains many English as a Second Language lessons and lesson plans

eAge Tutor, many nice tips for spoken English practice and English conversation

English Tutorials, with advanced English lessons

Language Planet Toluca, a YouTube channel devoted to ESL videos

ESL Writing, a website and blog by Rob Whyte, professor of English in South Korea and professional writer

Media Library of Teaching Skills, which offers a number of videos related to ESL

Literacy Tutor Training, a comprehensive preparation guide for new ESL tutors–suggested instructional strategies, activities, and a long list of online resources

TOEFL book, a site where you can download a copy of the Barron’s TOEFL prep book

EL Civics for ESL Students, a wonderful site for information about American history, holidays, and government, written with ESL students in mind.

Rachel’s English, an excellent site for pronunciation and the sound of the English language.

Writing and Grammar

Daily Grammar, a fun site to use to learn about grammar rules

Paragraph Punch, a writing practice site

College Writing and Training Guide, very useful site on college-level writing skills

Purdue Online Writing Lab, a comprehensive resource for any writer, includes helpful examples of proper citation style and tips on avoiding plagiarism

Interactive Grammar Quizzes, a great site for grammar quizzes to give to students

Other Reference Sites

Financial Sites

Zillow Mortgage Calculator

U.S. Bank Retirement Calculator

 

Dictionaries

Alpha Dictionary, an index of dictionaries for over 300 languages

Dictionary.com, English dictionary

 

Computing and Email

Learn the Net, a comprehensive resource on using the internet and email tools

Microsoft tutorials, tutorials on all Microsoft products

St. Paul Community Literacy Consortium, excellent resource on Digital Literacy standards–what students need to be proficient users of computers

DigitalLiteracy.gov, comprehensive resource on many digital literacy initiatives

Power Typing, a free keyboarding practice site

Computer Basics, for basic information on computing

5-Star Support, a website with free help for troubleshooting computing problems

MouseProgram.com, a simple website for practicing computer mouse skills like “drag and drop” and “double click”

Excel Easy, for basic information on how to use Microsoft Excel

BestSchools.com, a site developed to evaluate online schooling options nationwide

STNA Test

Ohio STNA testing information

Standards for Ohio STNAs, a document from the Ohio Department of Health listing all areas of knowledge that an STNA must have to be certified

ASVAB Test

Official Military ASVAB site

Military.com’s page about ASVAB, includes some free practice tests

Veteran’s View, contains news/information for those interested in military service

Medina County residents who are looking for assistance with job searches, résumé writing, interviewing and networking should visit the Medina County Workforce Development Center at 3721 Pearl Road in Medina.  For more information about their free services for county residents, please visit their website at www.medinacountyworks.com or call 330-723-9675.  Students aged 14-21 have a special program in Medina County called JOG–Jobs for Ohio’s Graduates–which can be reached at 330-725-2919, or on their website.