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This page was created especially for the students of Employment Skills Center. Here you will find links to help you with your classwork, help you learn more on your own, and help you find jobs.

 

booksGeneral Learning:

 

 

lincsLincs Learner Center

Lincs Learner Center is an online gateway to direct adult learners to high-quality resources related to education, training, and foundational skills. Topics include: Learn to Read, Learn Math, Learn Science, Learn English, Get Job Skills, Become a US Citizen, and Find a Program.

https://learner.lincs.ed.gov/

 

GCF Global Learning

gfc logoGCF offers over 125 tutorials on many topics including Technology Basics, Living in the Online World, Microsoft Office, Everyday Life, Math, Reading, and Work and Career.

http://www.gcflearnfree.org/

 

 

 

tabbed_notebookAdult Basic Education:

 

 

BBC Skillswise

English and Math for Adults

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/0/

 

TV 411

Reading, Writing, Vocabulary, Math, Science, and Finance. Also available in Spanish.

http://www.tv411.org

 

KhanAcademy

Math at all levels

https://www.khanacademy.org/

 

Online Multiplication Flashcards

http://www.helpingwithmath.com/resources/online_flashcards/flashcard_multiplication_x02.htm

 

ProLiteracy

Reading, Writing, Math, Vocabulary, and Everyday Skills practice

https://proliteracy.csod.com/LMS/BrowseTraining/BrowseTraining.aspx?tab_page_id=-6#f=1&s=537&o=1

 

 

paper-write-pen_tGrammar and Writing:

 

 

Purdue OWL

Purdue University’s Online Writing Lab provides guidance about academic and career related writing.

https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/

 

Grammar Girl

If you have a question about grammar, Grammar Girl probably has the answer.

http://www.quickanddirtytips.com/grammar-girl

 

SuperSummary Grammar Education Resource Guide

Links to a variety of grammar resources

http://www.supersummary.com/grammar-guide/

 

 

 

mathMath:

 

 

Khan Academy

Math from Kindergarten to Advanced Calculus

https://www.khanacademy.org/

 

Khan Academy: Basic math topics

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic

 

Khan Academy: Multiplication and division topics

https://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic/multiplication-division

 

Khan Academy: All the math topics listed

https://www.khanacademy.org/exercisedashboard

 

Math.com

Math practice from the basics to calculus

http://www.math.com/

 

 

 

atomScience:

 

 

Khan Academy

Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Astronomy, Health & Medicine

https://www.khanacademy.org/

 

 ESLEnglish as a Second Language:

 

 

ESL Gold

Speaking, listening, grammar, writing, TOEFL practice, video links

http://www.eslgold.com/

 

Online English Course 

Complete courses for beginner to high intermediate

http://www.1-language.com/englishcourse/index.htm

 

English Daily

For the intermediate to advanced student

http://www.english-daily.com/

 

Interesting Things for ESL Students

For the beginner ESL student

http://www.manythings.org/

 

CNA English

This Web site is intended to help ESL learners prepare for their academic studies in becoming a Nurse Aide.

http://cnaenglish.org/

 

ProLiteracy

Practice English and prepare for US citizenship

https://proliteracy.csod.com/LMS/BrowseTraining/BrowseTraining.aspx?tab_page_id=-6#f=1&s=537,559&o=1&h=2 

 

 

 

computer-clip-art-Computer2_Computer_Clipart_PicturesComputer Skills:

 

 

Internet Essentials from Comcast

Internet Basics, Online Safety and Security, Job and School Help, and Information on affordable internet and low-cost computers

https://learning.internetessentials.com/

 

DigitalLearn.org

If you are new to computers, haven’t used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, we have the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.

http://digitallearn.org/learn

 

GCF Global Learning

Computer basics, Internet basics, Mac OS, Windows, Online Safety, iPad, Android, Mobile Devices, Digital Photos, Conducting online searches, Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.), Using the cloud, and Microsoft Office Suite

http://www.gcflearnfree.org/

 

 

 

MBA-Job-Search-WebsitesJob Search:

 

 

Job Gateway

This is CareerLink’s job search site. It lists jobs from many other sites. There are also job listings you will not see anywhere else. Be sure to take the time to create a profile. You can then apply for jobs, create a resume, and explore careers.

https://www.jobgateway.pa.gov

 

Craigslist

You can find good jobs here if you look carefully. Employers can list their jobs here for free, so many reputable employers like to use it. Just watch out for scams.

https://harrisburg.craigslist.org/

 

Indeed

A comprehensive site that includes almost every source for jobs

http://www.indeed.com/

 

PennLive

These are the jobs you would find in the Patriot News—be sure to check it every Sunday!

http://www.pennlive.com/jobs/

 

Cumberland County Jobs

County jobs* are listed on the county website. Check often for opportunities. https://ccpa.hyrell.com/UI/Views/Applicant/VirtualStepCareers.aspx

*Remember, civil service jobs require you to take specific civil service exams. (For more information on civil service jobs, go to http://www.scsc.pa.gov/Job-Seekers/Pages/CivilServiceFAQs.aspx#.VjjBTsvlvcs.)

 

CareerBuilder

This is a popular site but there are a lot of other people applying too!

http://www.careerbuilder.com/

 

If you are hoping to work at a specific company, go to their website. Many company websites have a page listing job opportunities. It may take some looking to find it. Look for the Human Resources area of the site. And remember, while online job searching is important, human contact is still the best way to get a job!

 

 

Life-Choices-Clip-ArtCareer Exploration:

 

 

My Next Move

Learn what types of jobs fit your interests, what jobs are in demand, and what kind of education and training are required for different jobs.

http://www.mynextmove.org/

 

 

 

 Library:

 

 

Cumberland County Library System

Do you have a library card? Getting one is easy! Click here to find out how!

 

Once you have a library card, you will have access to the LearningExpress Library. You can access this online resource from any computer to explore topics such as college prep, GED® and HiSet® prep, basic math and reading skills, citizenship skills, and career exploration. There is even GED® test preparation material in Spanish!

 

Also, be sure to check out Cumberland County Library System’s job help page! http://www.cumberlandcountylibraries.org/Job_and_Career_Help