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.
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
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.
Getting Started A step-by-step introduction to using a computer
Mouse Tutorial Learn how to use a computer’s mouse
Mousing Around Practice your mouse skills in this precursor to Mousercise
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
Word Tutorial An introduction to the basic uses of the word processing program Microsoft Word
- Basics: begin using Word, creating and opening documents, and saving and sharing documents
- Text: formatting text, using find-and-replace, indents and tabs, line and paragraph spacing, lists, and hyperlinks
- Page layout, printing documents, breaks, columns, headers and footers, and page numbers
- Pictures and text wrapping, formatting pictures, shapes, text boxes, aligning, ordering, and grouping objects, tables, and charts
- Checking spelling and grammar, track changes and comments, inspecting and protecting documents
- Quiz: Test your knowledge of Microsoft Word
Other Microsoft Office Programs
Excel Overview Lessons on how to use the spreadsheet program Excel
PowerPoint Lessons on how to use the presentation software PowerPoint
Search Basics — learn how search engines work and how to use them
Refining Web Searches — learn how to make the most of your searches
Digital Literacy Assessments
Readworks – please see your Digital Literacy Coordinator for your personal registration.