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

Featured: State-Supported for MN Adult Ed.

Free
State-Supported for MN Adult Ed.

Edmentum is a leading provider of online learning programs designed to drive student achievement for academic and career success.

For these literacy levels

CASAS Score
Greater than 221
TABE Score
511-800
Free
State-Supported for MN Adult Ed.

MobyMax is an online program designed for K-8 schools to offer differentiated learning and fill gaps in student knowledge. It provides beginning literacy instruction for  Pre-Beginning and Beginning ESL learners.

For these literacy levels

CASAS Score
All scores
Commercial – Purchase Required

GED Flash offers test-like practice questions for each of the four subjects on the GED. This product is best used with students who score in the Too Close to Call range on GED Ready.

For these literacy levels

TABE Score
584-800
Commercial – Purchase Required

GED Ready practice tests are used to determine readiness for the actual GED and for the diagnostic reports to guide targeted instruction based on student demonstration of knowledge mastery and knowledge gaps.

For these literacy levels

CASAS Score
Greater than 221
TABE Score
511-800
Free
Free

GogyUp’s Literacy Support System (LSS) is a free literacy platform that provides in-the-moment, personalized reading assistance for any text: class readings, work instructions, etc. GogyUp provides adult learners with an “in-pocket tutor” they can instantly turn to for in-the-moment reading support for any text as well as long term instructional support. 

For these literacy levels

CASAS Score
201-220
Commercial – Purchase Required

IXL provides a comprehensive resource of interactive content to give students and instructors the tools to identify and close skill gaps, personalize learning, and track progress in math, English language arts, science, and social studies. 

For these literacy levels

CASAS Score
All scores
TABE Score
All scores
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

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. 

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
Free
Commercial – Purchase Required

Readworks.org provides a high-quality library of fiction and nonfiction passages that can increase reading comprehension (both literal and inferential), vocabulary acquisition and writing skills for learners. It is targeted at K-12 grade readers, but is easily transferable to adult learners. 

For these literacy levels

CASAS Score
All scores
TABE Score
All scores
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