Lessons & Online Study Tools for Current Students

 

Seeds wants to empower you to practice your digital literacy on your own. Whether you’re at your local library, or on your computer at home, you have access to the very same resources as when you’re working in a Seeds computer lab.

Please note, some of these links will require you to log in. Have your user names and passwords handy. 

 

Digital Resources

Khan Academy  YouTube video math lectures that cover all levels of GED mathematic

Mathtv  Another resource for videos covering all levels of GED mathematics

Mindplay  An interactive site to improve reading comprehension

E-Reading  A resource to practice reading comprehension, including fiction, nonfiction, and specific skills such as inference, main idea, and the author’s purpose

Read Theory  A resource that provides reading comprehension practice that includes answers and explanations

English for Everyone  Worksheets and exercises for grammar skills and reading comprehension

Khan Academy Science YouTube video science lectures that cover all levels of the GED science curriculum

Interactive Periodic Table A helpful resource to practice the periodic table of elements

Khan Academy Social Studies  YouTube video social studies lectures that cover all levels of the GED curriculum

Civics Preparation Provides videos and practice on GED civics curriculum

Digital Literacy

Typing.com  Sign in to your account and practice typing skills. Good for all levels of practice.

Essay Text Typing  This site allows you to practice typing your own writing. Great for essay practice.

Typing Tutorial  This beginner’s tutorial provides a step-by-step instruction for typing.

Computer Basics

Getting Started  A step-by-step introduction to using a computer

Mouse Tutorial  Learn how to use a computer’s mouse

Mouse Practice  Practice mouse movements, including drag-and-drop, left and right clicks, and highlighting

Mousercise  Practice your mouse skills with this interactive game

 

Types of Computers

Using a PC  An introduction to the operating system for a Windows computer

Using a Mac  An introduction to the operating system for a Macintosh (Apple) computer

 

Microsoft Word

Word Tutorial   An introduction to the basic uses of the word processing program Microsoft Word

Word Basics   Lessons to begin using Word, creating and opening documents, and saving and sharing documents

Working with Text  Lessons on text basics, formatting text, using find-and-replace, indents and tabs, line and paragraph spacing, lists, and hyperlinks

Layout & Printing  Lessons on page layout, printing documents, breaks, columns, headers and footers, and page numbers

Working with Objects  Lessons on pictures and text wrapping, formatting pictures, shapes, text boxes, aligning, ordering, and grouping objects, tables, and charts

Spell Check & Review  Lessons on checking spelling and grammar, track changes and comments, inspecting and protecting documents

Quiz  Test your knowledge of Microsoft Word

Other Microsoft Office Programs

Excel  Lessons on how to use the spreadsheet program Excel

PowerPoint  Lessons on how to use the presentation software PowerPoint

Navigating a Website

Intro to Email 

Intro to Email 2

Basic Search Engines

Being Safe Online

Skype, Facebook, and Social Media

Mobile Devices

Online Shopping

Digital Literacy Assessments