This can work as a real-time writing piece so that both tutors and learners can interact with the document in real-time. This could be an opportunity for students to create a writing sample if they have access to a smart phone or computer.
Don’t have a library card? Apply for your card online by clicking the link above, call a librarian to get your official card number and dive into their digital library. During the COVID-19 closure at libraries, all customers will have access to the Brown County Library’s online resources, even if there is a balance on your library card. The library has many resources you can access online such as Rosetta Stone, Adult Learning Center, Hoopla, Lynda and Libby.
Information about COVID-19 in Spanish.
You can access two free articles for your learners from each password. Below are the passwords for the most current issue as well as a few from previous issues.
March 18-24: affect
March 4-10: reveal
February 26-March 3: worth
February 5-11: royals
If tutors are currently using Ventures Curriculum, they can use their online resource, Ventures Arcade, for free.
This is a great resource for tutors to use with students. They can practice rewriting the sentences with corrections. This could be used with Google Docs. (Paste the uncorrected material into the Google Doc, and have your learner try to correct the mistakes.)
If a student does not already have an email, help the student set up an email account over the phone to compose their first email. The link will lead you to a lesson plan resource from the British Council.
For English Language Learners of all levels
USCIS has created a YouTube channel for individuals studying for their Citizenship Test.
Students can choose “Free Citizenship Practice Test”. They can also access flashcards for citizenship
PhotoMath is a free APP that you can download; it allows you to take a photo of a math problem and instantly receive step by step instructions on how to solve the problem. This can be a great resource for the student who is hoping to continue to learn while you take a break. (A huge thank you to one of our fellow tutors for mentioning it! It is an awesome resource.)
The student would need a Brown County Library Card to Access the materials. They have materials for GED Prep and Practice Tests. If the student does not have a library card, follow the instructions below:
Use this link to access BadgerLink without a library card: http://BadgerLink.dpi.wi.gov/lel
1. Learners go to Learning Express Library
2. Click through the web pages to select the specific practice test, tutorial, skill-builder exercise, etc…. 3. Click on the box that says, “Sign in or Register to Begin”
4. Input a valid email address, select a personal password, and you are a new user
5. Click on “Register”
Students will need their username and password to log in.
Students can create an account for free once they log in.
Students should choose “GED prep” when they log in.
Students should NOT add things to their cart or give a credit card number, ONLY choose “Free