Distance Learning Platforms

A list of Minnesota approved learning platforms covering various topics and skill levels.

Topics
Funded by
Literacy Level
CASAS Score
TABE Score
Free
Free

Khan Academy, modeled after computer gaming, uses YouTube videos to cover a wide range of subjects, including math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. 

Commercial – Purchase Required

The Learning Upgrade app offers upskilling in math, literacy, and technology.

Commercial – Purchase Required

This platform provides leveled reading selections that are appropriate for adult learners.  These materials, combined with the research-proven strategies of repeated reading and guided oral reading, aid in building learners' fluency and comprehension skills.  

For these literacy levels

CASAS Score
All scores
TABE Score
300-630
Free
Free

Moneyskill teaches students the basics of money management fundamentals. It is comprised of modules with lessons about personal finance and economics.

For these literacy levels

CASAS Score
Greater than 236
Free
Free

MyOpenMath is an online course management and assessment system for mathematics and other quantitative fields, focusing on providing rich algorithmically generated assessment to support the use of free, open textbooks like the ones listed on OpenTextBookStore.com. MyOpenMath is a collaborative community of users.

For these literacy levels

CASAS Score
221-245
TABE Score
511-800
Commercial – Purchase Required

Course covers reading and writing, mathematics, science, and social studies. Written at a 6-8 level for students who are not quite ready for the GED level. 

Free
Free – with Paid Upgrade Available

Includes news articles from many different publications, newspapers, and magazines rewritten at five different reading levels. Includes vocabulary and comprehension quizzes and writing assignments. 

For these literacy levels

CASAS Score
Greater than 221
Commercial – Purchase Required

Northern Star Online is a consortium of school districts that offer credit recovery classes for students working on diploma credits. This is a stand-alone program (not for a blended classroom).

For these literacy levels

TABE Score
584-800
Commercial – Purchase Required

Precipio is a digital learning platform with over 15,000 videos in areas from tech skills to customer service to programming to management. Percipio helps prepare students to pass exams such as the Microsoft Office Specialist and CompTIA exams as well as develop skills for a successful career.