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

For these literacy levels

CASAS Score
211-235
TABE Score
547-800
Commercial – Purchase Required

Provides ELL curriculum Intro, level 1 - 4, and Advanced (6 levels), with an integrated, contextualized approach to learning. The MEL also offers assessments of the skills (Reading, listening, language, grammar) that are being developed.

For these literacy levels

CASAS Score
Less than 235
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

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