At-Home Learning Resources for Adults

April 9, 2020

a laptop with a notebook and pen in front of itSince the recent COVID-19 quarantine, many of us have been forced to re-think the way that we approach traditional, classroom-based learning and education. Last week, we explored at-home learning resources for students from kindergarten to grade 12. This week, we’re going to continue along with that theme and explore at-home resources for adults who are just about to graduate and beyond. All of the resources listed here are either free or offer some free content.

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Prepare for your GED with tests, quizzes, practice materials, and more. allows users to create free accounts, study at their own pace, and even customize their testing experience.

Khan Academy(new window)

With an emphasis on Math and Science, Khan Academy has a lot to offer. Although most of the content is focused on younger students, there are plenty of courses here for students transitioning into university/college, including courses dedicated to college admissions, careers, and personal finance.

Technology Skills

GCF Learn Free(new window)

GCF is one of the best free technology training websites around, and it offers a wide range of technology-oriented courses that are designed to get users up to date with everything they need to know to succeed in today’s technology-driven workplace.

AT Help Desk(new window)

With weekly app reviews and updates, how-to technology guides, and other technology-related resources, the AT Help Desk is there for you. Do you have a question about assistive technology, or need help with troubleshooting? Give us a call or send us an email, chat, or text.

Typing Trainer(new window)

This site is great for anyone who wants to learn touch typing skills. “Touch Typing” refers to typing on a computer keyboard without looking at the keys, which allows keyboard users to type at a highly accelerated pace. does a great job of breaking down content into manageable pieces with multiple lesson types, quizzes, games, and more.

Language Skills

Duolingo(new window)

Duolingo is a Freemium website/mobile app designed to teach users a second language. Create a profile, set goals, and get learning on this fun, gamified platform.

Rosetta Stone(new window)

This language teaching tool has been around for over 25 years and has been used by millions of users worldwide. Users can take advantage of the included audio companion app, phrasebook, accent feedback, and even live tutoring.

This post originally appeared on the AT Help Desk(new window) website.