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Business Simulations | Career Clusters | Curriculum Content and Frameworks| English Language Learning | Job Readiness Skills | Life Skill Building | Math| Reading |Test Prep | Worksheets | Writing


Business Simulations

Business Writing

Business Writing Worksheets | NGL Life

Customer Service

Complaints, requests and customer service exercises for ESL teachers. (eslflow.com)

http://www.englishwithjo.com/english-conversation-customer-service/ 

Role Play Customer service - English ESL Worksheets for distance learning and physical classrooms (islcollective.com)

Entrepreneurship

Business simulation games : Tycoon, Founder, Company Manager (virtonomics.com)

Tycoon Online Game - Free multiplayer browser-based business simulation

Money Management

Tycoon Games Online,Business Simulation money management games free,no download for kids teens students to play on PC,Mac (learn4good.com) 

Career Clusters

Agriculture - food - natural resources

Ag Ed Curriculum - Animal Science (gaaged.org)

Architecture and construction 

Buildings & construction - Lesson Plans & Worksheets - UsingEnglish.com  

Construction, Building and Trade Lesson Plans (khake.com)

Arts - audio/video technology - communications 

Lesson 11.3: Arts, A/V Technology and Communications | Texas Gateway

Business management and administration

Business Writing Worksheets | NGL Life

Complaints, requests and customer service exercises for ESL teachers. (eslflow.com)

http://www.englishwithjo.com/english-conversation-customer-service/ 

Role place Customer service - English ESL Worksheets for distance learning and physical classrooms (islcollective.com)

Tycoon Games Online,Business Simulation money management games free,no download for kids teens students to play on PC,Mac (learn4good.com) 

Business English Conversation Videos for ELL (Scroll to middle of web page – over 40 video lessons)

Tycoon Online Game - Free multiplayer browser-based business simulation 

Education and training

Lesson Plans - Early Childhood Education 1 (uen.org)

Finance

Business simulation games : Tycoon, Founder, Company Manager (virtonomics.com)

Finance - Wisc-Online OER

Tycoon Games Online,Business Simulation money management games free,no download for kids teens students to play on PC,Mac (learn4good.com) 

Health Sciences

Health Science - Wisc-Online OER

Hospitality and tourism

EnglishForMyJob.com - Hospitality English (ESL/VESL), English for restaurant and hotel workers

ESL hotel, aviation & tourism lesson plans for ESL Teachers (eslflow.com) 

Hotel Management Game online free,tycoon games no download for kids (learn4good.com)

Human Services

Principles of Human Services | TX CTE Resource Center

Information technology

Data and Tech

Law - public safety - corrections - security

Law, Public Safety, Corrections & Security - Wisc-Online OER 

Training | Occupational Safety and Health Administration (osha.gov) 

Marketing

Digital Marketing

Science - technology - engineering – mathematics

Education | National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (noaa.gov)

| NASA

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics - Wisc-Online OER

Transportation - distribution – logistics

Lesson Plans (atlasabe.org)

Curriculum Content and Frameworks

Digital Literacy

Data and Tech  (Google)

Digital Literacy courses, programs & resources | Microsoft Digital Literacy 

DigitalLearn

Free computer terms, dictionary, and glossary (computerhope.com)

Google – Applied Digital Skills

Home | Northstar Digital Literacy (digitalliteracyassessment.org)

Digital Literacy – Keyboarding

Free 10 Key Data Entry Tests - Official-Typing-Test.com

Powertyping.com:Take a free typing test online - check your wpm

Frameworks and Models

CT.gov Search Results

Instructional Strategies 

8 Components of SIOP - Instructional Coach Corner (weebly.com)

Instructional Strategies List July 2015.pdf (washoeschools.net) 

Mathematics (virginia.gov)

English Language Learning

Description (nyu.edu) (ELLs and Mathematics) 

ELL Considerations for Common Core-Aligned Tasks in Mathematics (NYC Dept of Education)

English ESL worksheets, activities for distance learning and physical classrooms (x94490) (islcollective.com) 

Free English Lessons for English Speaking, English Listening, and English Pronunciation (talkenglish.com) 

Irregular Past Tense ESL Grammar Jeopardy Quiz Game (eslgamesplus.com) 

Mathematics (virginia.gov)

Verb Tenses Chart - GrammarBank

Videos - ESL Gold

Job Readiness Skills

Business Writing Worksheets | NGL Life

Politeness training exercises for ESL students, Polite form of English, Polite English (englishformyjob.com) 

Life Skill Building

Skill Building (ct.gov) 

Math

Math is Fun  

Problem-Attic

WolframAlpha   

Reading

ReadingWorks 

Test Preparation

Free TABE Practice Tests [2021 Update] | 500+ Questions & Answers (test-guide.com)

GED Language Arts Practice Test with a Timer (bestgedclasses.org) 

HiSET Practice Test | Free Practice Questions 

TABE 11&12 Sample Practice Items | Tabetest | Tabetest

Union Test Prep by Become

Worksheets

Business Writing Worksheets | NGL Life 

Graphic Organizer Worksheets - EnchantedLearning.com

Role place Customer service - English ESL Worksheets for distance learning and physical classrooms (islcollective.com) 

Writing

Business Writing

Business Writing Worksheets | NGL Life

Grammar

Grammar Bytes! Grammar Instruction with Attitude (chompchomp.com)


Open Educational Resources

OERs are a great resource for organizations and students. The links on these and other EPDI sites are listed because some aspect of them have been considered useful for educators. This is not an exhaustive list.  Please share with us a website that you recommend as a source for instructors.

Download Free Course Books from the Following Sites  

BC OpenCampus Find Open Textbooks – BCcampus OpenEd Resources

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E-Courses

Supplement your curricuum content or lesson plans with EPDI online courses. Our courses can be assigned to learners as part of blended learning, or self-paced instruction. Learners receive a certificate after successful completion. View catalog for a complete list.

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Past events

Saturday, March 12, 2022 Tutor Drop-In Sessions
Wednesday, January 19, 2022 Soft Skills for the Workplace
Friday, January 07, 2022 Lesson Planning for Adult & Higher Education
Friday, November 12, 2021 Slavery and Education - FREE Workshop
Friday, October 29, 2021 Zoom Tools and Best Practices
Wednesday, October 06, 2021 Critical Race Theory and Adult & Higher Education - FREE Workshop

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