December 17, 2015

Links

Click on the tiles below to explore other training resources for anyone involved in adult education and literacy!

AEL Resources

Adult Education in Texas

TALAE (Texas Association for Literacy and Adult Education)
Libraries and Literacy - regional training workshops and a digital literacy toolkit
Texas AEL Guide - guidance on structure, policies, procedures, and best practices from the TWC

National AEL Resources

COABE (Coalition on Adult Basic Education)
CTE Online - free lesson plans, projects, resources, outlines, and more
National Literacy Directory - search for programs to enroll in or volunteer with
ProLiteracy
Aunt Bertha - Connecting People and Programs
Literacy Powerline - Offers help to those interested in starting community-based literacy programs

Civic Literacy

EL Civics
EL Civics Online
U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Maryland Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation

Digital Literacy

TSLAC (Texas State Library and Archives Commission) - offers both student resources and librarian resources
GCF Global - free technology basics
DigitalLearn.org

Financial Literacy

Financial Literacy Learning Plan - a comprehensive learning plan housed on LINCS
Financial Literacy Month Website - includes a 30-day plan to financial literacy

Health Literacy

MyPHR - great site with a reference list of websites and literature for adult literacy, as well as printable brochures
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - health literacy research and reports

High School Equivalency

GED - study materials, testing centers, and more
HiSET
 - scheduling, practice tests, prep materials, and more
TASC - practice items, testing centers, and more
Texas Education Agency - test information at a glance and TxCHSE information

Workplace Literacy

Career One Stop - a comprehensive site for the jobseeker
HopeLink - workplace skill lesson ideas
National Institute for Literacy - curricula for teachers

Workforce Integration

Skills Commons - free and open learning materials and program support materials for job-driven workforce development

Nonprofit Resources

National Resources

Foundation Directory Online - a free and searchable database of private and community foundations
Good360 - a marketplace of donated products for nonprofit organizations
Grant Craft - videos, guides, case studies, and more, all geared towards funders
Grant Proposal - information, guidelines, and tips for writing successful grants
Grant Station - includes a searchable database of grantmakers
Guidestar - contains IRS data and information about nonprofits
The Edyth Bush Institute for Philanthropy & Nonprofit Leadership at Rollins College - nonprofit training, certificates, and programs
Techsoup - has donated and discounted software and hardware for verified nonprofits
United Way - a national nonprofit offering support and fundraising for education, income, and health

State Resources

Mission Capital
Texas Association of Nonprofit Organizations

Articles, Presentations, and Reports

Donor Management Workbook - a workbook for evaluating your donor management system
Writing a Successful Grant Proposal - a step-by-step guide to writing and submitting grant proposals

Apps, Plugins, & Other Tech Resources

Writing, Spelling, & Grammar

Grammarly - Free spelling & grammar plugin
Readworks Digital - Website enabling teachers to assign articles for students to read, track progress, & more
Voicenote - Free speech-to-text plugin

Mathematics

Aplusmath - Worksheets, games, and more for teachers, parents, and students
Dad's Worksheets - Printable math worksheets on a variety of subjects and grade levels

Organizational/Mind-Mapping

MindMup - Free, online mind-mapping site w/options to share or publish online
Popplet - Mind-mapping app available online and in the Apple Store