ABCmouse.com helps kids learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more. Over 5,000 learning activities (fun games, puzzles, art, etc.) for kids ages 2-7+.
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Free online instructor-led courses on a variety of topics such as business, computer applications, college prep and technology. A valid library card is required to register.*
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Interactive practice exams as well as a Job and Career Center. Include TAKS, GED, SAT, civil service, ASVAB, law enforcement, real estate and basic skills tests.*
A vast library of video tutorials covering software, technology, and business skills taught by recognized industry experts. Lynda Library provides 24/7 access to online learning to help you achieve personal and professional goals. If you need to reset your Lynda.com password please call Lynda at 888-335-9632 Monday--Friday, 8 am to 7 pm, or Saturday--Sunday, 9 am to 6 pm. *
Professional development for teachers and classroom resources across the curriculum. Features streaming videos that teach topics including language learning (Spanish, French, German, ESL, etc.), math and science.
Ofrece lecciones de tecnologia, ingles, matematicas, y vida diaria.
An online collaborative learning environment for students and educations; offers study guides for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and assistance in curriculum development.
Free computer tutorials from GCF Global. Topics covers basics such as typing, email, Internet safety etc.
Sign up for free online courses from universities around the world.
Free online typing tutorial.
Short English Language videos about grammar and culture.
A collaborative do-it-yourself website where people share what they do and how they do it, covering topics ranging from crafts to sports and games to technology and more.
Khan Academy has over 3,300 videos on everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice.
Free online knitting how-to videos.
Free online learning modules on computer technology, reading, math and everyday life.
Tips and downloads for getting things done with a focus on computers and technology.
MIT's free, web-based course content.
Site for beginning computer users to practice with the mouse.
Step by step basic tutorial on the use of a computer mouse.
Open Education Database is a comprehensive collection of online college rankings and free courses online.
This site offers the best of public media content and produced specifically for PreK-16 teachers. Parents and teachers have free access to over 14,000 high-quality resources.
Offers lessons in English and Spanish emphasizing basic skills such as reading, writing, math, English language competency and problem-solving.
Learn English with free tools for ESL students, including English language references, activities including tests and polls, and articles on English usage.
Microsoft Digital Learning Training materials covering computer basics and Microsoft Office provided by WeCAN (Wireless Empowerment Commmunity Access Network), a part of the Houston Public Library.
wikiHow is a collaborative effort to build and share the world's largest, highest quality how-to manual.