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Worldbook Online
Since 1917, World Book, Inc., has set the standard for providing accuracy, objectivity, and reliability in research materials for both children and adults. Based in Chicago, Illinois, World Book is an industry leader in the production of award-winning encyclopedias, reference sources, and digital products for the home and schools.

For almost 90 years, World Book has been committed to publishing encyclopedias and other reference products that meet the highest standards of editorial excellence while keeping pace with the technological developments that define the computer age.

This commitment has culminated in the publication of the number-one selling print encyclopedia in the world, The World Book Encyclopedia, and market leading digital products including the World Book Online Reference Center. World Book publishes nearly 90 reference titles. Recent publications include World Book Student Discovery Encyclopedia, Animals of the World, World Book's Science & Nature Guides, Student Discovery Science Encyclopedia, Encyclopedia of Flags, Solar System & Space Exploration Library, Human Body Works, and Biographical Connections. Teach then learn about Worldbook online.


Career & Academic Readiness System (CARS)
Career & Academic Readiness System (CARS) is an online teaching and learning system that provides an interactive and engaging curriculum so that Lawrence Education Center students can better prepare themselves for academic success. Coursework is available in Reading, Writing, and Mathematics. See Michele Romence in Room 109 or your teacher for login information.

Click on the word "login" located at the top right of the website, then enter your Username and Password.


GED.com An interactive site for teachers and students.


Souhwestern Illinois College's Constitution Study Guide
This website is written for adult GED students in Illinois, who will be required to take a Constitution test prepared by the State of Illinois. This website presents information about the Declaration of Independence, the United States Constitution, the Illinois Constitution, and the U.S. flag. The GED Constitution test includes questions about all of these documents.





ConstitutionFacts.com is a companion to the book and helps educate individuals who want to learn about the Constitution, including schools across the country who use this website in their curriculum.


The Five Paragraph Essay Wizard
Provides instruction plus practice writing prompts.



GED Connection
Online practice tests.
Go to this free website and set up a Home Space from which you can work through all the GED Connection lessons, activities, and practice tests. The system will keep track of what you've done, so you can go back as often as you wish to spend more time in areas you need to strengthen


GED 2002 Online
A free online service provided by KET and the Kentucky Department of Adult Education and Literacy which helps teachers become familiar and comfortable with the new GED exam.


Reading A-Z
This site provides phonic resources such as decodable books, rea-aloud books, lesson plans, worksheets, and flashcards.


Quia Top 20 Math Games
A collection of math related activities.


Mrs. Glossers' Math Goodies
A collection of puzzles, games, activieies, algebra, etc.


Grammar Bytes
Contains interactive exercises dealing with grammar.


The Starfall learn-to-read program was created to meet the needs of the emergent reader by incorporating rhyming games and high-interest books that teach phonemic awareness (sounds in words), phonics, decoding skills, and comprehension. The program is designed to instill confidence and enable the child to proceed as quickly as possible to a balanced reading program.


MarcoPolo - Internet Content for the Classroom
MarcoPolo contains seven content Web sites with lesson plans, student interactive conte t, downloadable worksheets, links to panel-reviewed Web sites and additional resources created by the nation's leading education organizations.


For fans of TV411, the television series for adults who want to strengthen their literacy skills, there's now TV411 the Web site. With new game-like interactivity in our lessons, learning with ALMA is more fun than ever. Start exploring today.


Contemporary's GED Satellites - Online Learning Centers
The site is divided into the following areas, all of which have a Student Area which contains Chapter Review Quizzes, Chapter Outlines, Flashcards, Web Links, and Additional Readings that correlate with the respective Contemporary's GED book.
*Contemporary's GED Social Studies
*Contemporary's GED Language Arts, Writing
*Contemporary's GED Language Arts, Reading
*Contemporary's GED Science
*Contemporary's GED Mathematics


US Citizenship.org
We help you prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Test on your computer!
The Metro North Adult Education Program has created the best site on the Internet to help you prepare for the U.S. Citizenship Test. We have all the information you need online.
*Click on [Student Login ]
*Enter the username and password (ask your teacher for this information)
*Click on Study to read the study guide for the 100 questioons
*Click on Read to see copies of the questions the INS asks
*Click on Practice to take quizzes


The Study Place
The Study Place is a Web-based authoring tool that offers adult educators a simple way to create and deliver online learning activities to their adult learners.
Teachers create an account so that their students can:
*Learn English
*Practice Reading
*Learn Math
*Get Job Skills

*Create your own lessons using simple forms
*Find ready-made online lessons
*Create a class home page using a simple form
*Track student progress online


Read TV News
Read TV News is a Cyberstep product developed to provide adults with a tool to improve reading and other basic skills in a way that is meaningful and motivational for them.
While many adults may have poor reading skills, that doesn't mean they have poor life skills or that they aren't interested in world or local events. Furthermore, research has shown that adults learn best when the learning is practical and relevant to real life issues and experiences. Read TV News was created to provide a practical, relevant, real-world learning tool for adults, a tool that allows learning anytime, anyplace, and at any pace.


Dale Cagle's Profgessional Cartoonists Index
Includes a teacher's guide to cartoons from over 60 cartoonists