Learning Center Back-to-Basics Help

If you've been away from school for a while, or just never got a good foundation in basic reading, writing, or math skills, here are a variety of resources for dusting off or sharpening those all-important basic skills for college success.


  Learn-Free Tutor

Learn-Free Tutor is a free educational site that provides lessons, videos, and interactive features to help you learn and practice skills using computers, reading (for both native and non-native English speakers), and fundamental math concepts. (Goodwill Community Foundation)

  Guide to Grammar and Writing

Use A Guide to Grammar and Writing for detailed tutorials on numerous topics related to grammar, usage, and the writing process.

  Coolmath Prealgebra

Coolmath Pre-Algebra has a ton of really easy to follow lessons and examples that will make you a successful pre-algebra student.

  Prealgebra Complete Course of Study: free-ed.net

Free-ed.net is a complete online study program for a first course in pre-algebra. Everything you need for the course is provided here—online and totally free of charge.

  Cengage Learning Online Study Center

Cengage offers practice tests on some of the fine points of grammar. Use them to isolate specific concepts that you need to polish.

  Math Goodies

Math Goodies is your free math help portal featuring interactive lessons, worksheets, and homework help.

  My Skills Tutor

My Skills Tutor offers explanations, practice, and assessments of your basic skills in reading, writing, & math. Use My Skills Tutor to brush off the cobwebs and get on track quickly for college level courses. Visit the Verde Learning Center to request your own account.

  Math Dude

Learning math doesn't have to be a form of torture. The Math Dude will have even the biggest math-o-phobes basking in "AHA" moments and truly understanding math in a way that will stick for years (and tests) to come.


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