Adult Literacy

Mouse Skills

Mousercise Excercise (from the Palm Beach County Library System)

Keyboard Skills

Typing for Beginners (from the Akron-Summit County Public Library)

Computer Basics

Computer Basics handout (from the Boston Public Computing Center)

Reading / Writing Help

Literacy Organizations

LINCS- the Literacy Information and Communication System

The International Literacy Institute (ILI) and the National Center on Adult Literacy (NCAL) at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education jointly sponsor this innovative site. You can search their extensive collection by region, topic, or perspective.

The International Reading Association
The International Reading Association is dedicated to promoting high levels of literacy for all by improving the quality of reading instruction, disseminating research and information about reading, and encouraging the lifetime reading habit. Our members include classroom teachers, reading specialists, consultants, administrators, supervisors, university faculty, researchers, psychologists, librarians, media specialists, and parents. With members and affiliates in 99 countries, our network extends to more than 350,000 people worldwide.

National Adult Literacy Database / Base deDonnées en Alphabétisation des Adultes
The NALD provides a comprehensive and readily accessible database of adult literacy programs, resources, services and activities across Canada.

Western/Pacific Literacy Network is a leading Web-based resource for the literacy community

Preparing for the AMERICA READS Challenge
The Bank Street College of Education presents effective and user-friendly tips for volunteer tutors. Sample lessons are included.

National Center for Family Literacy
You'll find a wealth of user-friendly tips in their pages for the Head Start Family Literacy Project.

The Literacy Project

Google's own literacy project. Using their massive search power to bring people together, they sponsor literacy websites and link to many helpful organizations.

Test Practice.net
Offers free links and resources for 50 major tests including GED, GMAT, GRE, TOEFL, MCAT, LSAT, SAT, plus others. Link for free, practice GED test: