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Book Connections

Resources about children's and young adult books from TeachingBooks, including exclusive Meet-the-Author movies and recordings, book trailers, and Reader's Advisory to help you choose the right book. 

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Brainfuse Adult Learning Center

Dedicated to the unique needs of an adult population, the Adult Learning Center offers a comprehensive and integrated suite of services, including the GED prep, 24/7 Writing Lab, Live Tutoring, Skills Building, Career Resources, U.S. Citizenship Prep, Microsoft Office Essential Skills Series, Resume Writing assistance, and 24/7 Question Center.

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Brainfuse Live Homework Tutoring

Live help from 2-11 PM and 24/7 access allow students to receive live, one-on-one assistance from tutors in English/Language Arts, Math, Science, and Social Studies. Skills-building sessions are also available for students who have academic needs that extend beyond homework help. Tutoring is available in English and in Spanish. Click here for more details about all the services Brainfuse offers.

Watch a short introduction video to Brainfuse here

A new feature in the Live Tutoring section is the ability to add audio for a real-time conversation with the tutor. After selecting the grade level and subject, simply click on “Preferences” and select the box for audio. Upon connecting to a tutor, click the phone icon that appears beside the tutor's name, and choose the desired option. Please note, the "My Computer" option works best with a headset and microphone. 

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Educators' Databases from EBSCO

One search box provides access to EBSCO’s Professional Development Collection for professional educators, and the U.S. Department of Education Educational Resource Information Center database, containing citations and abstracts from education-related journals and full-text from ERIC digests.

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Learning Express Library (Practice Tests)

LearningExpress Library is an easy-to-use e-learning platform featuring online tutorials, practice tests and e-books to help you achieve your educational and professional goals. In addition to helping you improve your skills in reading, writing, math and basic science, LearningExpress Library offers tools and resources to help you search for jobs, build workplace skills and prepare for career certification exams. You'll also find college and grad school admissions test prep, GED® test prep and much more.

  • Career PreparationExplore potential careers (including military service), build workplace skills, and prepare for the ACT® WorkKeys® Assessments, the ASVAB test, the TOEIC® test and career licensure exams.
  • College Admissions Test Preparation:  Get help with writing college admissions essays and prepare for important tests such as the AP®, ACT®, SAT® and more.
  • College Students:  Brush up on your reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, math and science skills. Prepare for ACCUPLACER® and ASSET® college placement tests, CLEP® and DSST® exams, and graduate school admissions exams such as the GMAT®, GRE®, LSAT®, MCAT® and PCAT®.
  • High School Equivalency Center: Open the door to better opportunities with LearningExpress Library's High School Equivalency Center. You'll find resources to help you build your reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary and math skills as well as prepare for the GED®, HiSET® and TASC® tests.

Not in Library: To sign up, click on "Register," then complete the registration form.

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STAAR - TEA Student Assessment Division

Review released STAAR tests and information booklets, on this Texas Education Agency website.

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TeachingBooks.net

TeachingBooks.net can help educators add a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and middle grades books. The online database includes thousands of resources about fiction and nonfiction books used in the K–12 environment.
A username and password are required to use this database if you are NOT in the library. Click on View Resource, then click on Sign In and select the Student tab. Enter "fortbend" as the username. For the password, call 281-341-2605 during library hours or use the Chat tab on the right side of our website to CHAT with a librarian 24/7; just have your library barcode number handy and ask for the TexShare password.

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Texas Education Agency Student Assessment Division

Released STAAR and TAKS tests, Exit Level tests, and End-of-Course Examinations - for use as practice tests; answer keys are included.

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THEA - Texas Higher Education Assessment (formerly known as TASP)

Find registration information, a practice test, and more.

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