July 25, 2016

Tutor Resources

Our tutors are our greatest commodity, and the FCLC wants to make sure you have everything you need to succeed with your student(s). Below are listed several links containing invaluable information and resources. As always, if you have any further questions or need additional help, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Resource Links

General and Lesson Plans:

Minnesota Literacy Council – Lesson Plans, Plus Great Activities and Information!

PA Adult Education Resources


ProLiteracy Education Network

EL Civics Online

GCF LearnFree

Tutors of Literacy in the Commonwealth


Language and Vocabulary:

Learn American English Online – Includes English Language learning skill levels , activities, and videos

USA Learns – Includes a variety of English Language (reading, writing, vocab, grammar,pronunciation, listening, life skills, etc) and EL Civics resources and activities (no cost, but account registration is required) This resource also has phone/tablet apps available for ESL students to use outside of class!

FreeRice.com – Great Practice Activities for Different subjects. Participating in these activities also fosters the donation of food to in need communities worldwide. Per their website, “For each correct answer, 10 grains of rice are donated through the World Food Programme to help end hunger.”

Pumarosa.com – Speaking and Listening Exercises, EL Civics Exercises (different ESL levels, designed for Spanish speakers)

Vocabulary.Co.IL – Vocabulary Builder Activities


Math and Science:

Math.com, The World of Math Online: Free online study resources for practicing math from fractions and decimals to calculus. This site is designed by grade level and is targeted more for school aged students. Information is valuable but is only available in online format.

Secret Worlds, The Universe Within: Learn about measurement and scientific notation by comparing the distances of the natural world.

Jefferson Lab Science Games and Puzzles: Science knowledge games, puzzles, and other activities.

Micron.com’s Math In the Workplace – math problems based on job skills needed in specific professions. Fantastic resource to align in-class exercises with CCRS standards set forth by the PDE

Micron.com’s Lesson Plans – for STEM related lessons (and some pre-developed presentations) listed by subject and K-12 level of difficulty. These are designed for large classrooms, so adjustment to individual class needs may be required. Spectacular resource for ideas.


High School Equivalency Test Prep, Study and Job Skills:

INeedAPencil.com Free SAT Prep: Free SAT-level lessons and exam questions to take your studying to the next level. Covers multiple subjects for all levels of learners.

Free GED Practice Test: Familiarize yourself with what you need to study and what kind of questions you will see on the test by taking a free practice test. It will give you an idea of what topics or subjects you might need to brush up on before you take the GED test.

Using the Scientific Calculator: This online interactive tutorial goes over the Texas Instruments TI-30XS MultiView™ Scientific Calculator that is used on the GED mathematics test.

Learning Styles Inventory: A learning styles questionnaire to get more information on how your students learn and how they can improve their study techniques. This is an online-only questionnaire.

Free Online Typing Lessons: Anyone can get free online typing lessons and exercises from this site. It is online only. Note: BE AWARE that the course is navigated from the sidebar on the left. Advise students NOT to click the green START NOW button at the bottom of the text page. It is an advertisement, not a way to start the course. For interested students, improvement  of  typing skills will improve study skills and job skills and prepare them as more GED learning moves online.


Coming Soon: Printable Resources! Watch for this soon.