Teacher Links

Hopkins Weather Hotline
When Hopkins schools close due to bad weather, please check the Community Education Weather Hotline to see if AOIE classes are in session or canceled for the day/evening.  If you cannot attend and classes are still in session, please call your teacher to notify them of your absence.

The official website to register for and schedule testing sessions for the GED exams. Has practice tests that students can take for a fee, as well as links to study materials.


ESL Sites
Center for Applied Linguistics
The CAELA site has great briefs on teaching ESL.

Boggle's World
Literacy-intermediate worksheets for holidays, etc. Great for opening activities.

ESL Library
Literacy to low-advanced. Ready-to-use worksheets and lesson plans, readings, conversation, grammar, flashcards.

One Stop English
Wide variety of activities at three levels.

New American Inside Out
English language resource site. Offers lesson plans in three levels.

Outreach and Technical Assitance Network
Site targeted at adult educators.

Marshall Adult Education
Great site for all levels, GED and computer skills. Activities for beginners on up; leveled stories.

The Times In Plain English
The New York Times articles in basic English.

Learner Web
Register students to complete online learning for contact hours. Topics include colleges, Accuplacer, Pre-CNA, and others.

MNABE Distance Learning
Resources to find quality distance learning for students, free and paid options. Also breaks down programs with contact hours.


Literacy & ABE Associations

Minnesota Literacy Council
The Minnesota Literacy Council, headquartered in St. Paul, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to improving literacy throughout the state. We offer literacy services for: adults and at-risk children, native-English speakers and recent immigrants, and urban and rural residents. The MLC has a database of literacy programs in Minnesota.

Minnesota Literacy Action Network (LAN)
Literacy Action Network is a professional membership, non-profit organization whose mission is to advocate for adult literacy programs with the State Legislature, promote dialog between adult learners and providers of adult basic skills to ensure efficient and effective adult literacy programs, and to create awareness for and impact of adult literacy programs throughout Minnesota.

A program of Hamline University, ATLAS provides resources and professional development to advance adult education throughout Minnesota.