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135th - 7th Avenue • Madawaska, ME 04756
staceyc@madawaskaschools.org • 207-728-6314
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Online Learning & Professional Development

                          Over 200 courses offered every 6 weeks!

Learn from the comfort of your own home or office at times that conveniently fit your schedule.

Our instructor-facilitated online courses are informative, convenient, fun & interactive.  All courses run for 6 weeks (with a 2 week grace period).  Courses are project oriented and include lessons, quizzes, hands on assignments, discussion areas, supplementary links and more.  You can complete any of these courses entirely from your home or office  at any time of the day or night.

Courses are offered in Accounting & Finance, Business, College Readiness, Computer Applications, Health Care, Language & Arts, Personal Development, Teaching and Education, and more.  Click here or on the link above to see the many options offered on our site or call 728-6314 to register today!

                                                                                                Just $84 / class

      Learner Testimonial:  "I have always had a passion for alternative health and natural living.  The convenience of learning more by taking classes at home really suited me.  Madawaska Adult Education's online Ed2Go classes are great!"   Carol Ouellete

                           Online Health Learning

Why Health Ed Today?    The healthcare industry is changing at a rapid pace.   New requirements require the ability to learn concepts by utilizing & accessing medical innovations.  Health Ed Today is here to provide you with support  to meet these growing needs.  These courses are highly interactive and ensure that students gain the necessary skills to excel in a professional healthcare environment.  All courses include access to an online community with interactive content and student services.

With  Health  Ed  Today, you’ll have online, 24 / 7 access.     Our goal is to ensure that students successfully completing Health Ed Today courses will have the necessary skills to pursue employment opportunities in hospitals, clinics, research centers, and other healthcare organizations nationwide.    

Click here or on the link above to access these courses or call 728-6314 to register today!

 

Courses Now Available:                                     Cost starts at $499 / class

 

Pharmacy Technician Clinical Medical Assistant       

Dental Assisting Medical Billing and Coding            

Medical Coding - ICD-10                          Phlebotomy Technician          

EKG Technician                                         Dialysis Technician

Medical Administrative Assistant            Medical Terminology

Personal Support Specialist Online Certification:  

Saco River Education PSS Online Course

The "certifications" tab gives you course information; the "enrollment" tab sends you to the registration form.

FREE Online Learning Sites for your educational needs:

Core Skills Mastery  CSM is a free web-based course to teach foundational math, literacy, and problem-solving skills.  A Next-generation system for learning practical math, literacy, problem-solving and thinking skills for school, for the workplace, and for life.  CSM provide broad preparation for educational and career success:

    • Fills in gaps, provides immediate boost to math & literacy
    • Teaches advanced problem-solving and thinking skills
    • Enhances independent learning
    • Builds self-motivation, persistence, confidence

 Learning Express   At LearningExpress, the mission is to help students and adult learners improve the skills required for academic and career success. The LearningExpress Library™ platform provides the most comprehensive selection of educational resources—including more than 800 tutorials, practice exams, eBooks—for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation, and career advancement. The LearningExpress Library for Maine also includes Popular Software Tutorials and Basic Computer Instruction to increase much needed computers skills in today’s job market.  FREE for Maine residents.

Khan Academy     With a library of over 2,600 videos and 268 practice exercises, Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We're a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere.  Students can make use of our extensive library of content, including interactive challenges, assessments, and videos from any computer with access to the web.  Coaches, parents, and teachers have unprecedented visibility into what their students are learning and doing on the Khan Academy.

Digital Literacy    This is the destination for digital literacy resources and collaboration. Use it to share and enhance the tools necessary to learn computer and Internet skills needed in today’s global work environment.  The Digital Literacy portal is a presidential initiative to serve as a valuable resource to practitioners who are delivering digital literacy training and services in their communities. As more and more jobs and educational offerings are available online, the ability to navigate the Internet is critical to participate more fully in the economy. Jumpstarted by a federal interagency working group dedicated to spurring the advancement of digital literacy across all age groups and stages of learning, the Digital Literacy portal organizes content conveniently, enables valuable discussion and collaboration among users and elevates best practices to improve the quality of digital literacy offerings.

ESL-Web   WEB-ESL includes Adult and Family Education Links to English Learning Activities and vocabulary in the following areas:  Introductions & Family, Shopping, Jobs, Housing, Health, Community Resources, Transportation, Computer Skills, Grammar, and Literacy.

Mometrix Academy    Test Preparation, including brief video tutorials, in a variety of tests such as Accuplacer, ASVAB, HiSETR, and much more.

IXL  Practice comprehensive, standards-aligned Math & Language Arts K-12.  Includes information on individual state standards. Provides access to meaningful data at your fingertips. Get real insight into practice habits, improvement over time, and trouble spots.

Sens-Lang Typing  Learn to type at your leisure.  In this site you can choose among a variety of  free  fun and challenging learning activities: Tutorials, games, and a free typing test.  Keep track of your personal goals and progress as you navigate the keyboard basics.

Socratic.org    "What if you had an amazing teacher by your side whenever you were trying to learn something?  We believe every student who can access the Internet should feel that way. . . But learning happens well beyond the classroom. We want to give every student instant access to great, contextual teaching right when they need it.  Great answers are the first step towards that goal. Whenever a student gets stuck, we want them to find an answer that is effectively a micro lesson teaching them what they need to know to move forward."

TABE  Want access to practice tetsts that will assess your ability to pass the TABE assessment test and activities that will help improve your TABE scores?  This is the test required by TWIN RIVERS paper company for all new employees and applicants. This is a practice sight only.  Please call 728-6314 to register for an official TABE test.  

Testing Encyclopedia-Exampedia     Exampedia is the best and most thorough online encyclopedia of information on a wide range of tests and exams, including Accuplacer, ASVAB, HiSETR, SAT, TABE, and more!

 

       Test Preparation Strategies     

                    http://www.test-preparation.ca/the-ultimate-guide-to-test-preparation-strategy/

                      http://www.test-preparation.ca/different-types-test-questions/ 

       Varsity Tutors  Test your knowledge and improve your scores using question analysis, percentile rankings, score vs. time, and time spent per question.  Practice for tests such          as: ACT, Accuplacer, ASVAB, Common Core, SAT, and much more.  Downloadable app also available.