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Education & Courses

Lynda.com

Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through our library subscription members have access to the lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. Subjects include Microsoft Office, Photoshop, accounting, management, marketing, design, photography, and more.

 

 

  • Learning on the go: Unlimited access on-site from library computers and off-site.
  • High-quality content: lynda.com features a comprehensive collection of more than 3,000 courses and 150,000 award-winning video tutorials taught by industry experts.
  • Flexibility: Because everyone learns in their own way and at their own pace, lynda.com offers users the flexibility to get a quick answer or dive deep into a particular subject.

 Steps for using app for iOS and Android:
Search app store for Lynda online training videos
Download app
Open App
Select “Organization” tab at login screen
Scroll down to second login selection “Web Portal”
Type the following URL in the text box then click login: www.avalonfreelibrary.org
This will take you out of the app to a webpage where you can create a profile if this is your first time logging in OR you can login with your library card and password if you’ve already created a profile.
On an iPad/iPhone: To now use the app click “OPEN” next to the Lynda.com banner at the top of your screen.

 

Mango Languages

Learn a new language in a fun, immersive way! Choose from Spanish, French, Italian, German, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, English for Spanish Speakers and Pirate (we arrrren't kidding). Mango Languages is completely self-paced because the time it takes to build fluency is different from person to person. Mango courses provide an introduction to language and culture through the acquisition of simple conversational skills. They focus on practical conversations while increasing vocabulary and grammar skills. Mango is intended to deliver conversational proficiency. Learn a new language and have fun doing it today! 

 Download apps*:   iOS app     Android app   (*must create a userID and password using above link before you can sign on to the app)                 

 

Tutor.com

Tutor.com provides live help for elementary through junior college students and adults from certified tutors in major subjects like math, science, social studies, English, or even assistance with your job search. Available from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. There is one-to-one help writing resumes and finding a job, and high-quality after-school help from expert tutors in more than 20 subjects to prepare students for college or just get through the evening’s assignment. The Skills Center Resource Library with thousands of vetted resource material for all content areas 24/7. Create an account to save your documents and refer to previous tutoring sessions.

 

Driving-Test.org New Jersey Drivers Education Program

Free, interactive drivers permit sample tests for the State of New Jersey provided by Driving-Test.org help you prepare for the real deal! Included are car tests, motorcycle tests, CDL (Commercial Drivers License) tests, plus car, motorcycle and CDL drivers manuals. An informative FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions wll help prepare you even further for how to obtain a drivers permit or license in New Jersey. New accessibility features make it easy for all users: The 'Read Aloud' toolbar (found in the footer of every page) includes tools that will allow users to hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask sections of the screen for greater visibility. All our tests can now be read aloud for those with vision problems, ESL speakers, and those with learning disabilities, like dyslexics.

Finding a job is a complicated process that involves many steps along the way. Job & Career Accelerator is a comprehensive resource with everything you need to find, apply for, and get hired into ideal positions. It delivers award-winning content, skills and interest assessments to match individuals with careers, cutting-edge job search tools, and extensive guidance to help overcome the challenging task of landing an internship or job. Within this innovative job-hunting system is everything job seekers need to create professional and competitive resumes and cover letters, search for jobs that fit their needs, give professional interviews, and more. Job & Career Accelerator is the one and only stop your students need on the way to successfully joining the workforce.

TumbleBookCloud Junior

TumbleBookCloud Junior is an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books! This database is a great option for adventurous young readers who wish to read beyond the picture book collection in the TumbleBookLibrary. It is designed specifically for kids in grades three to six.

 

 

TumbleBookCloud

 The TumbleBookCloud is an online collection of ebooks and read-along chapter books, graphic novels, educational videos, and audio books! All books are available with unlimited access, all the time, from any device with an internet connection. World class educational videos from National Geographic, combined with lesson plans and online quizzes, are a perfect addition to Common Core Curriculum topics. TumbleBooks' Read-Along format combines the flexibility of an ebook with full-length professional narration highlighted text so kids can follow along. TumbleBooks has growing collection of Read-Alongs of Core Curriculum titles such as The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Hamlet, and The Great Gatsby. Plus, our enhanced novels include chapter/plot summaries, character sketches, and quizzes. In addition all of our books allow readers to highlight portions of a book and add notes. Readers have the freedom to adjust the text size, line width and spacing, font style and colour, and the background colour on all of our ebooks. This level of customization adds an invaluable level of accessibility to our books.

TumbleBooks

TumbleBooks

TumbleBbooks  is an online collection of animated, talking picturebooks, reading comprehension quizzes, educational games, and teacher resources. Children will love the format. Stories are available in French, Spanish, Chinese, and English. 

 

 

Saturday, October 01, 2016