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
Commercial – Purchase Required

Spelling City creates word lists that students can interact with in a variety of ways, including spelling, phonics, writing and vocabulary.

    Topics
    Commercial – Purchase Required

    The Great Courses includes a series of high school and college level audio and video courses produced and distributed by The Teaching Company. They are designed to expand learners' horizons, deepen understanding, and foster epiphanies. 

    For these literacy levels

    CASAS Score
    Greater than 236
    TABE Score
    547-800
    Commercial – Purchase Required

    ToolingU-SME is an online learning platform for the manufacturing field. 

    For these literacy levels

    TABE Score
    584-630
    Commercial – Purchase Required

    Townsend Press focuses on developing reading comprehension, vocabulary, and writing skills.

    For these literacy levels

    CASAS Score
    221-235
    TABE Score
    458-510
    Free
    Commercial – Purchase Required

    Typing.com has been approved as a DL platform. In recognition of the importance of keyboarding to effective ABE participation, ABE programs will be able to record up to 20 hours per student per month for online typing practice.

    Free
    Commercial – Purchase Required

    USA Learns includes six English courses to help students learn beginning and intermediate English, prepare for the U.S. Citizen naturalization process, and master communication skills for nursing assistant work. 

    Commercial – Purchase Required

    Vocabulary.com is an adaptive learning program to help students to build their knowledge of English vocabulary and spelling.

    For these literacy levels

    CASAS Score
    211-220