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Career TransitionsUniversal ClassBroward e-tutor: Tutoring & Job Coaching

Education & Jobs | Language Instruction | Testing & Tutoring
 
 Education & Jobs
 
Adult Learning Center from BrainFuse

Provides live, professional assistance in résumé/cover letter writing, career coaching, GED and U.S. Citizenship test prep, college placement prep, Microsoft Office Essential Skills series and more. 

Broward County Public Schools
Information and statistics about the nation's sixth largest school district. The web content can be accessed in Creole, Portuguese and Spanish.

Broward e-tutor
You've got homework and we've got help for you. Free, interactive tutoring in math, science, social studies and English for students in Grades K-12, introductory college levels and Adult Learners. Available every day: 2 to 11pm. Assistance in these subjects is also available in Spanish.

Broward School's Virtual Counselor
Section of Broward Public Schools website that allows parents and guardians to access their child's student information on topics such as attendance, academic and assignment history, marking period grades, schedules and test scores.

Career Overview

Non-commercial website with relevant, reliable and up-to-date career and job information to help make better, more informed career choices. Coverage: Current - future projections.

Florida Electronic Library (resource)Career Transitions

Career Transitions is a complete, guided, self-paced application that walks the individual through the process - taking stock of the current situation, assessing strengths and interests, exploring new opportunities, improving chances of getting a job and finally taking the plunge and pursuing the next opportunity. Workers are guided by clear and concise information about career paths, industries, economies and companies - organized around simple-to-navigate portals that combine overviews with statistical information and Web tools to help make well-planned career choices.

ePrep

ePrep helps students of all ability levels reach their educational goals by offering expert instruction in a way that is engaging, convenient, and student-adaptable. 

Florida Electronic Library (resource)ERIC via Florida Electronic Library
Journal articles and reports in education compiled by the U.S. Department of Education.
Coverage: 1966 - current. Updated: Monthly. 

Florida Choices Planner

Florida Dept. of Education database for information on careers, Florida public and private postsecondary institutions, national institutions, and financial aid. Users can make career plans, develop résumés and complete job search activities online. Includes targeted resources for adults, educators, parents and students.

Florida Electronic Library (resource)Florida Electronic Library
Gateway to select Internet resources that offers access to comprehensive, accurate, and reliable information for all age groups. Includes many databases, digital collections, evaluated websites and a comprehensive catalog of all of Florida's library holdings.

Gale Virtual Reference Library
(from Broward County Library)
Encyclopedias and specialized reference sources in e-book format.

Nova Southeastern University library (resource)Gale Virtual Reference Library
A more comprehensive online reference library available with a Nova Southeastern University library card. More than 65 full text reference books. Includes business plan handbooks, specialized encyclopedias, directories, and other books. Covers topics related to business, education, social sciences, sciences, humanities, and more. Coverage: Varies by title. 1995 - current. *Requires a Nova Library Card - free.

Great Web Sites for Kids - ALA
Educational and fun websites selected by librarians. Sites are easy to navigate, have clearly identified authoring sources, and makes effective use of the Internet to create unique, interactive experiences.

HelpNow from BrainFuse

provides free tutoring and skills-building for K-12, college and adult learners. 24/7 access to skills assessments and sample tests. LIVE help and test prep aligned to Florida standardized tests, SAT/ACT/GED, English/Language Arts, Foreign Language Lab, Writing Lab, Math (algebra to calculus), Science, and Social Studies. Includes the Adult Learning Center for help with GED and U.S. Citizenship tests, writing a résumé and cover letter, and learning Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Live assistance available every day: 2 to 11pm. Assistance in these subjects is also available in Spanish.

JobNow from BrainFuse
JobNow provides on-demand access to LIVE, expert coaches for every stage of your job search. Live interview coaching and interview toolbox, career resources - including personality and career assessments, and expert résumé assistance. Includes the Adult Learning Center for help with GED and U.S. Citizenship tests, writing a résumé and cover letter, and learning Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Live assistance available every day: 2 to 11pm.

Occupational Outlook Handbook
Career information and expected employment prospects for many job positions from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Universal Class

Universal Class is an online educational service providing a diverse offering of intellectually stimulating courses for people interested in the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. Lifelong learning not only enhances social inclusion, active citizenship and personal development, but also competitiveness and employability. Over 500 Courses Available (everything from ABC's of Algebra to Yoga 101).
   
 Language Instruction
 
BBC Languages
Online international language courses produced by the British Broadcasting Corporation with primary emphasis on instruction for the business and tourist traveler. Instructional materials include books, audio, video and web tutorials.

Language Learning Library
Language learning portal providing instruction in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian and Spanish. 

Transparent Language Online formerly Byki
Transparent Language Online is a powerful language learning system that uses flashcards to teach you a set of words or phrases. It is the fastest possible way to lock foreign words and phrases in your long term memory.
   
 Testing & Tutoring
 
BrainFuse
Provides LIVE chat and other assistance for students, job seekers and adult learners. See listings Adult Learning Center, HelpNow and JobNow for additional details, and click those links to access the services.

Broward e-tutor
You've got homework and we've got help for you. Free, interactive tutoring in math, science, social studies and English for students in Grades K-12, introductory college levels and Adult Learners. Available every day: 2 to 11pm. Assistance in these subjects is also available in Spanish.

Education Atlas
Links to education and test preparation sites.

ePrep
ePrep helps students of all ability levels reach their educational goals by offering expert instruction in a way that is engaging, convenient, and student-adaptable. 
HelpNow from BrainFuse

provides free tutoring and skills-building for K-12, college and adult learners. 24/7 access to skills assessments and sample tests. LIVE help and test prep aligned to Florida standardized tests, SAT/ACT/GED, English/Language Arts, Foreign Language Lab, Writing Lab, Math (algebra to calculus), Science, and Social Studies. Includes the Adult Learning Center for help with GED and U.S. Citizenship tests, writing a résumé and cover letter, and learning Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint). Live assistance available every day: 2 to 11pm. Assistance in these subjects is also available in Spanish.

Florida Electronic Library (resource)Master the GED Test, 28th edition
Available for unlimited, simultaneous access by users anywhere in Florida, courtesy of the Florida Electronic Library (FEL). It is a comprehensive GED study guide that helps students improve their scores with a blend of hands-on exercises, subject reviews and test taking strategies. Inside you'll find: Five full-length practice tests, including access to two online, all with detailed answer explanations - Helpful reviews of all subjects, with sample questions and answers to boost test preparation efforts - A word list to improve GED test vocabulary - Valuable details on the 2014 GED test structure, scoring and passing requirements
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