Self-paced Online Learning and Test Prep
Homework Alabama resources are free for Alabama residents. K-12 and adult students can get help with school subjects, papers, test prep, computer literacy, job searches or job applications. Through Homework Alabama, Tutor.com provides live help at specified hours, while other resources are available 24/7 through the SkillsCenter Resource Library.
Learning Express Library is free for Alabama residents, courtesy of the Alabama Public Library Service. Test prep for the major college and graduate school entrance exams (ACT, SAT, MAT, GRE), occupational exams such as nursing and law enforcement, the GED, Praxis, and more. Other resources include basic skills, citizenship, school subjects, and career descriptions.
Khan Academy offers free, online courses and practice in math, art history, computer programming, test prep and even personal finance. Students can learn at their own pace through series of instructional videos. Common Sense Media rates Khan Academy best for ages 5+.
Duolingo is a fun, interactive way to learn new languages. Courses in more than 30 languages are presented in a fun, game-style format, with audio features to help learn pronunciation. Available online or as an app for your smartphone. Common Sense Media rates Duolingo as best for ages 13+.
Online Information Resources
Britannica School is ideal for elementary, middle and high school students. Age appropriate materials include games, videos, images, and articles on a variety of subjects. This is a great all-around resource for getting started on a school paper or project.
The Encyclopedia of Alabama contains information on Alabama’s history, culture, industries and more. Adults and students will find useful facts, articles, and images in an easy-to-use format.
AR Bookfinder helps you Find books that have a corresponding Accelerated Reader quiz. Search by author, title, subject, ATOS level, and more.
Homeschooling & Topics in Education
Education Next is a freely available online journal. It strives to present issues, news, and evidence in an unbiased way that nevertheless supports the goal of reform in American education.