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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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Brainfuse Skillsurfer

This service helps students address academic needs that run deeper than homework help. With Skills Building, Brainfuse tutors help students master core academic skills through state-aligned lessons, covering various grade levels and academic topics. In addition to live help, the SkillSurfer learning library contains thousands of video lessons, quizzes, and tests to help students master academic concepts.

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Computer Classes at Fort Bend County Libraries

Visit our Calendar of Events to find and register for computer classes offered at our library branches.

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Driving-Tests.org

Free, ad-free and registration free DMV practice tests for car, motorcycle and CDL. Good for the permit test, driver’s license test and the senior citizens’ refresher test.

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GCF Learn Free.org

From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 90 tutorials, including more than 1,000 lessons, videos, and interactives, completly free. View one tutorial or complete an entire class --- LearnFree is open 24 hours a day and has been offering online education for more than 10 years. A program of the Goodwill Community Foundation® and Goodwill Industries of Eastern NC, Inc.®

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High School Equivalency Center (Learning Express)

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.

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Job & Career Accelerator

LearningExpress Library’s Job & Career Accelerator helps job-hunters create professional resumés and cover letters, get detailed and current information on a variety of occupations, match personal interests and skills with a desired career, improve interviewing skills, and much more. 
Not in Library: To sign up, click on "Register," and complete the registration form.

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Khan Academy

More than 1800 video tutorials for math, science, history, finance, and test preparation. The content is presented in 10-20 minute chunks especially designed for viewing on the computer, as opposed to longer videos presenting a conventional lecture.

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Learning Express (Career Center Plus)

Explore 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.

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Learning Express Library (Adult Core Skills)

Visit the Adult Core Skills section and click on "Become a U.S. Citizen" or the "Recursos para Hispanohablantes" for help in Spanish.
Not in Library: To sign up, click on "Register," then complete the registration form. 

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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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LearningExpress Library (Computer Skills Center)

The Learning Express Computer Skills Center offers dynamic online multimedia tutorials that help users learn the fundamentals of the computer, the internet and popular software applications. Self-paced tutorials include Microsoft Office tools such as Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word, as well as Computer Graphics/Illustration and Understanding Your Operating System.
Not in Library: To sign up, click on "Register," then enter your FBCL library card number to proceed to the registration page.

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PrepSTEP for College

PrepSTEP® is packed with online test preparation, tutorials, e-books and articles to help university students achieve academic success and readiness for the workplace. It has skill building in English, math and science, college success skills tutorials, popular computer software tutorials and much more.

 

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PrepSTEP for High Schools

PrepSTEP® is packed with online tutorials, test practice, e-books, articles and flashcards to help students achieve academic success, prepare for college, and build workplace readiness. It has skill building in English, math and science, test prep for college admissions exams, career exploration, workplace skill building, basic computer skills tutorials and much more.

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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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Transparent Language Online

Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language.  Combining robust courses, supplemental vocabulary, and grammar resources, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system. With over 110 languages to choose from, including English for speakers of over 30 languages, there is something for every learner. Best of all, with mobile apps for iOS and Android devices, learners can enjoy the freedom to learn at home, in the library, or on the go.

To learn more, watch this short video, FBCL’s Adult Services staff member presents “Transparent Language® Online: Learning a Language Beyond Chapter 1." Learning a new language can be challenging, but retaining and using it in a conversational setting can be even more so.   https://youtu.be/mZPDSo8W_8w

For NEW users, please enter your library barcode (no spaces) and then click the "sign up" tab to create an account. 

 

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