NEDPC Learning Resources
 

 

Information about NEDP


Definition of NEDP
NEDP and the SCANS Report


Worksheets for NEDP

 
 
 


Web Resources for NEDP

General Information
Project Vote Smart - www.vote-smart.org
Find info on voter registration plus find out who  your local elected officials are.

Metropolitan Museum of Art - www.metmuseum.org/collections
Site will give student experience with art prints

Newspaper Headlines - http://www.onlinenewspapers.com/usstate/usatable.htm
or http://www.newspapers.com/
Top Newspaper Headlines

Encyclopedia Brittanica- http://www.britannica.com
Contains articles, pictures, references for research

Editorial Cartoon - www.cagle.com
Site will give experience interpreting editorial cartoons.
Roll Call - www.congress.org
For elected officials and more.
Consumer Search - http://www.consumersearch.com
For products' reviews
Mag Portal - www.magportal.com
For newspaper and magazine articles

Khan Academy - www.Khanacademy.org
A library of over 3,000 videos covering everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and 315 practice exercises

 
 
Math Sites
World of Math Online - http://www.math.com/
A+ Math - http://www.aplusmath.com/
A web site was developed to help students improve their math skills interactively.
Math Goodies - http://www.mathgoodies.com/
Free math help site featuring interactive lessons, puzzles and worksheets.
RHL School - http://www.rhlschool.com/
Reading, Math and Research Skills
 
Map Skills
Kid Info Map Skills -
http://www.kidinfo.com/geography/maps.html
Prof. David Levenson Map Scales -
http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/geology/leveson/core/linksa/scale_use.html
Developing map skills
 
 
Reading / Language

Language Tools - http://www.itools.com/lang/ or http://bartleby.com/reference/
Site contains links to dictionaries, thesaurus, etc.

Vocabulary University - http://www.vocabulary.com/
Allows students at high-elem., junior high and high school levels, teachers and life-long learners to acquire and retain vocabulary
Duncan Ken & Associates Ltd. - http://www.techcommunicators.com/pdfs/sharp-05-twenty-rules.pdf
20 Rules of Plain English
OWL English - http://owl.english.purdue.edu/
Offers online writing, research, and MLA and APA style help to the world.
TV411 - http://www.tv411.org/
A television series for adults who want to strengthen their literacy skills.
InfoPlease - http://www.infoplease.com/homework/
Paragraph Punch - http://www.paragraphpunch.com/
Takes users through the actual steps of writing a basic paragraph.
RHL School - http://www.rhlschool.com/
Reading, Math and Research Skills

42eXplore - http://www.42explore.com/skim.htm
How to skim to locate information

Study Guides and Strategies - http://www.studygs.net/crtread.htm
Reading critically
Grammar Bytes- http://www.chompchomp.com/ Glendale Community College - http://english.glendale.cc.ca.us/topic.html
Reading tips and practice quizzes

InfoPlease - http://www.infoplease.com/homework/ttransition.html
Transition words and phrases

Guide to Writing a Basic Essay - http://members.tripod.com/~lklivingston/essay/
How to write on a single subject
The Little, Brown Handbook - http://wps.ablongman.com/long_fowler_lbh_9
Find material to enrich their learning experience, including video tutorials, exercises.
Unv. of Richmond Writing Center - http://writing2.richmond.edu/writing/wweb/trans1.html
Transition Cues
 
Computer Use Tutorials

Using a Mouse and Basic Computer Navigation
http://www.3street.org/mouse/
http://latebloomers.us/mousercise/index.htm

Basic Computer Skills:
http://www.ctdlc.org/remediation/indexComputer.html
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/computerbasics

Basic Email Skills:
http://www.ctdlc.org/remediation/indexe-mail.html
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/email101

Basic Web Skills:
http://www.ctdlc.org/remediation/indexWeb.html
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/internet

 
Microsoft Office Tutorials

2007:
Microsoft Word 2007:
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/word2007

Microsoft Excel 2007
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/excel2007

Microsoft PowerPoint 2007
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/powerpoint2007

2010:
Microsoft Word 2010
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/word2010

Microsoft Excel 2010
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/excel2010

Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
http://www.gcflearnfree.org/powerpoint2010