Learning & Languages

Homework HelpNow Online Tutoring: K-12 students and adult learners can get free help with homework and related skills online in English or Español from 1-11 pm seven days a week (closed on major holidays). The one-on-one live online tutoring includes math, science, writing, practice tests, test tutoring and more.

LearningExpress Library: Practice tests in many areas including ASVAB, the ACT, the GRE, Postal Worker, U.S. Citizenship, Praxis/PPST, Civil Service careers, basic skills and many more.

Lynda.comSelf-paced, on-demand video tutorials for learning business, technical and creative skills. Includes topics such as software, photography, animation, presentation skills, game design, digital publishing, and cloud computing.

Mango Languages: Learn over 60 languages and take more than 15 English courses for those who speak another language. Available online and in mobile applications.

Northstar Digital Literacy Certificate: Demonstrates basic computer and digital literacy skills to employers (or shows you where you may need further computer education). Areas tested include basic computer use, Internet, Windows and Mac operating systems, email and Word (word processing).

Transparent Language Online: Online language learning for over 80 languages and more than a dozen courses of English for speakers of other languages.

Web Resources


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DigitalLearn.org: Offers free online classes covering computer basics - email, Internet searching, MS Word - as well as creating resumes, using Skype and Facebook, Internet privacy and scams, and even how to buy an airline ticket.

Driver's Permit Practice Tests for Minnesota
: Free Minnesota driver's license and permit practice tests for cars, motorcycles and commercial drivers plus the manuals.

edX courses: Offers free online courses and classes from the world's best universities.

Gcflearnfree.orgFree online tutorials and classes in the basics of using computers and the internet and social media plus a variety of job and other essential skills. (También en español.)

Google Translate: An easy way to translate words, phrases or larger texts in over 100 different languages. Users have the ability to type, speak, photograph, or write what needs to be translated from their smartphone, tablet, or laptop.