Khan Academy

Khan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and personalized learning dashboard that empowers the learner to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. Focus subjects: Maths, Science, Computer Programming, History, Art History, and Economics.

The math platform guides learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps.

Khan Academy also empowers parents to be better coaches for their children by providing tools and resources on how to best assist them.

For teachers – the teacher dashboard provides a summary of class performance as well as detailed student profiles.

https://www.khanacademy.org/

Fundamental Computer and Digital Skills

Google G Suite Learning Center (G Suite)

The G Suite Learning Center provides 10-15 minute micro-learning modules to equip you to use Google’s GSuite (Gmail, Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drive).

http://gsuite.google.com/learning-center

Applied Digital Skills (Google For Education)

Learn practical digital skills using Google’s free video-based lessons. G Suite tools to help sharpen your skills in these areas: Sheets, Slides, Docs, Gmail, Calendar, and Drive

https://applieddigitalskills.withgoogle.com/en/digital-training

Microsoft Digital Literacy

Digital skills help us connect, learn, engage, and create more promising futures. Learn how to effectively use devices, Microsoft software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and the internet to collaborate with others and discover, use and create information.

https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/digitalliteracy/home

Career Advancement Tools

The following resources will help you learn about different jobs and how they may fit your career preferences. You will also find career interest assessments to match your skills and interests to the career path or job that best fits you.

Career One Stop

Your first stop for career exploration, training, and jobs.

https://www.careeronestop.org/

My Next Move (O*NET)

O*NET Interest Profiler can help you find out what your interests are and how they relate to the world of work. You can find out what you like to do and help you decide what kinds of careers you might want to explore.

https://www.mynextmove.org/explore/ip

mySkills myFuture

Build a bridge to your new career, explore career options, and expand your job search. Use the search feature to enter your previous occupation to see types of careers your skills and experience will transfer to.

https://www.myskillsmyfuture.org/

Employment Competencies

The following websites can help you develop the skills you need to find and keep your next career. They will help you learn how to achieve an effective job search, understand employer expectations, and develop skills you need to earn your next career opportunity. You can also learn and practice the employment competencies needed to be successful in your career.

 

Applied Digital Skills (Google For Education)

These lessons will help you prepare for and find your next job while exploring various career paths.

https://applieddigitalskills.withgoogle.com/en/jobs

 

More Educational Resources

AARP Learn@50+

AARP’s no-cost, online educational programs including job search skills, family caregiving and new technology. Topics include Work and Jobs, Caregiving, Technology and Online Safety, Social Security, Medicare, Fraud, and more.

https://learn.aarp.org/

Learn to Code With Me

Learn to Code provides a list of the 71 best places to learn to code for free especially for workforce members new to the world of coding and web development.  This resource allows learners to identify what they like and don’t like before investing their finances in traditional courses.

https://learntocodewith.me/posts/code-for-free/

GCF LEARN FREE – TECHNOLOGY

Intimidated by computers? New to email or the web? Want to stay safe online or understand how your operating system works?  Learn all of this and more in the Technology section.

https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/subjects/tech/

  • OFFICE 2016

Acquire the essential skills needed for producing professional work using Microsoft Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word in the Office 2016 suite.

https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/topics/office2016/

  • EMAIL

Use this free Email Basics tutorials t learn the essentials of creating and maintaining email accounts so you can communicate online with friends, family, and colleagues.

https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/topics/emailbasics/

 

GCF LEARN FREE – COMPUTERS

If you’re new to computers, these tutorials will help empower you to be more comfortable with this type of technology from learning the parts of a computer to using a mouse.

https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/topics/computers/

  • ONLINE SAFETY

These tutorials will provide you with the strategies, skills, and mindset needed to protect yourself, your computer, and your privacy online.

https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/topics/onlinesafety/

  • WINDOWS

If you’re using a PC, you likely have Windows as your operating system.  If you’re new to it or just want to learn more, they you’ve come to the right place

https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/topics/windows/

  • MAC OS

These courses will guide you through the features of macOS, including multi-touch gestures, Launchpad, Mission Control, Finder, and more.

https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/topics/macos/

  • LINUX

Use these Linux Mint and Ubantu resource to ensure you’re getting the most out of these operating systems.

https://edu.gcfglobal.org/en/topics/linux/

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