Adult Learning Resources

ELL

Website icon50 Essential Resources for ESL Students, March 2013
Website: Open Education Database
http://oedb.org/ilibrarian/50_essential_resources_for_esl_students/
Website on the Open Education Database that offers links to a wealth of resources including information on the following: grammar and usage; spelling and pronunciation; vocabulary and writing; quizzes and worksheets; podcasts; and YouTube channels.


GED Resources

Webinar iconHigh School Diplomas in the Library, April 2016
Webinar: American Libraries Live
http://americanlibrarieslive.org/blog/archive-high-school-diplomas-library
Webinar discussing high school diploma services in libraries.


Website iconGED Study Guide, 2016
Website: Under the Oaks Publishing, LLC
http://www.gedstudyguide.org
Free GED practice tests, online courses and access to a community of online learners.


Website iconFree Practice Test, 2016
Website: GED Testing Service
http://www.gedtestingservice.com/educators/freepracticetest
Free GED practice test in English and Spanish.


Website iconGED Study Guide, 2016
Website: Study Guide Zone
http://www.studyguidezone.com/gedtest.htm
Free GED study guide, practice questions, flashcards, skill building exercises and more.


Website iconGED Prep Resources, 2016
Website: Goodwill Community Foundation
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/ged-prep-resources/
Website with GED general information, practice tests and prep classes.


Website iconMyCareerTools Free GED Prep, 2016
Website: MyCareerTools
http://mycareertools.com
Website provides free online classes, practice tests and learning tips.


High School Equivalency Resources

Website iconThe HiSET Program, 2016
Website: Educational Testing Service
http://hiset.ets.org
Website provides information and resources about the HiSET Exam. Resources are for test takers, educators and testing sites. Information available in English and Spanish.


Website iconTASC Test Assessing Secondary Completion, 2016
Website: Data Recognition Corporation
http://www.tasctest.com
Resources and Information about the TASC exam.


Refugee

Website iconUN Refugee Agency, 2016
Website: UN Refugee Agency
http://www.unhcr.org/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/home
Information, news and resources from the United Nations about the international refugee situation.


Website iconInternational Rescue Committee, 2016
Website: International Rescue Committee
http://www.rescue.org
Website provides current news, research, resources and advocacy information regarding the world’s worst humanitarian crises.


Website iconU.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (UCIS), 2016
Website: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
https://www.uscis.gov
Information published by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States. Information available in English and Spanish.


Website iconRefugee Admissions, 2016
Website: U.S. Department of State
http://www.state.gov/j/prm/ra/
Information on refugee resetlement in the United States. Sidebar with further information, FAQs, statistics and documents.


Website iconOffice of Refugee Resettlement
Website: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/orr
Website offers state program directory, success stories, asylee eligibility information, unaccompanied children’s resources, policies, and other resources.


Website iconCitizenship Resource Center, 2016
Website: U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
https://www.uscis.gov/citizenship
Study materials for the U.S. Citizenship Test. Resources available for educators and organizations. Information available in six languages.


Website iconCultural Orientation Resources Exchange, 2016
Website: Cultural Orientation Resources Exchange
http://coresourceexchange.org
The information on cultural/community orientation is the pre-departure and post-arrival education provided to refugee newcomers to the U.S. to help them acquire the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to adapt to their lives in the United States and become fully integrated into their communities.


Website iconResearch and Reports, 2016
Website: U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
http://refugees.org/research-reports/
Information on health and nutrition, cultural orientation, strengthening families, financial literacy, and reports available in many languages.


Website iconServing New Americans, 2016
Website: Institute of Museum and Library Services
https://www.imls.gov/issues/national-initiatives/serving-new-americans
Website with webinars and articles and resources on immigration and citizenship services.