The following literacy links will be useful to both students and tutors. Some sites are  geared primarily towards students, some are specific to tutors. These are just a few of the many sites dedicated to fighting illiteracy in our nation:


Pro-Literacy America
National Institute for Literacy
National Center for Study of Adult Literacy and Learning
National Assessment of Adult Literacy and Learning
Verizon OnLine Literacy Courses

National Center for Education Statistics


NY Novel- Login and access to services-
ICDL – International Digital Library- books in native languages – great for the ESL Learner
National Center for Family Literacy
Barbara Bush Foundation
Great for students – GED Preparation and more


Technology-Based Projects and Resources for Adult Education
Learning with Computers/The Theory Behind the Practice
National Center for Education Statistics


Dave’s ESL Cafe

This ESL/ELL link was sent to us by Angela Hanners, Director Of Communications, Community for Accredited Online Schools, which is a comprehensive accreditation resource that provides prospective students and families with the tools needed to make well-informed decisions about their education. Over the course of the last 10 years, ELL and ESL learning has grown in classrooms by 60 percent thus making programs that provide for these students a vital part of the education system. The guidebook they have created for ESL/ELL students provides comprehensive information about laws and regulations for ESL/ELL education, language proficiency levels, and resources specifically designed for teachers, students and their parents.
This guidebook is provided in both English and Spanish versions. Please check out the full guidebook here:
Proveemos esta guía en español e inglés. Por favor, revise la guía completa aquí:
ESL/ELL Resources to Succeed in School:
ESL/ELL Resursos Para Triunfar en la Escuela:


Another guidebook suggested by Angela Hanners – Guide to Accredited Online Colleges:
The following ESL link was suggested to

This link was suggested by Karen Fowler who writes articles for Karen writes about traveling, destinations, resource guides, and fun things to do while visiting a certain destination. Karen used our resources and links while helping her niece with a literacy project for school, and thought her article would be a good fit with the other resources on this page. Thanks Karen, for the great suggestion!