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Hampshire, IL 60140
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Mon-Thurs:9:30am - 8:00pm
Friday:9:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday:9:30am - 3:00pm
Sunday:12:00pm - 4:00pm

Language Learning and Education

Language Learning

Mango Languages: Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian, Russian and more. You don’t have to sign up; just enter your entire 14 digit Ella Johnson Library barcode in the box and click “Start Learning.”

MUZZY: MUZZY is the world’s #1 language course for children, featuring popular animated characters, rich immersion methodology, and engaging stories, games and exercises. The award winning program now has a whole new generation of interactive content that will emerge for today’s tech-savvy children and all levels of early language learners worldwide. Please use your 14-digit library card number to access Muzzy Club. If you are on a mobile device, the Login and Password are both EllaJohnson.

 

Education and Learning

DigitalLearnDigitalLearn.org, is an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant-funded project to create an online hub for digital literacy support and training. DigitalLearn.org is being undertaken in partnership with ALA’s Office of Information Technology Policy and Chief Officers of State Library Agencies, as well as bringing together a diverse group of stakeholders including representatives from national agencies, state libraries, public libraries, community organizations, and many others. Included in DigitalLearn.org is a collection of self-directed tutorials for end-users to increase their digital literacy, and a community of practice for digital literacy trainers to share resources, tools and best practices.

 

Khan AcademyKhan Academy offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom. We tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more. Our math missions guide learners from kindergarten to calculus using state-of-the-art, adaptive technology that identifies strengths and learning gaps. We’ve also partnered with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content.

Lynda.com: Lynda.com leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic and government subscriptions, members have access to the lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. To sign in enter the library’s web address (ellajohnsonlibrary.org) and then, when prompted, enter your library card number and PIN number.

Tutor.com: Tutor.com is a fully online tutoring service. You can get a tutor 24/7 in more than 40 subjects including Math, Science, Social Studies, English, AP ® Support, Foreign Languages and Business. Tutoring sessions take place in our easy-to-use online classroom, which runs in your web browser.

 

School and Career Transition

Best Schools: BestSchools.com is created to help students understand the college landscape. They go beyond the numbers to see where education is going, from the cutting edge tools in use today, to truly understanding all the resources available to students.

Guide to Online Schools: Guide to Online Schools provides free, thoroughly-researched information covering over 25,122 online degree programs from 587 accredited schools. This comprehensive resource includes detailed degree and tuition information along with data-driven college rankings. Also has an accreditation checker, which prospective students can use to find out if a college they are interested in is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education.

Testing & Education Reference Center: The Testing & Education Reference Center is a start-to-finish resource with all the information and support materials needed to succeed in education. There are over 300 practice tests and courses, dozens of ebooks with valuable material, information on over 4,000 accredited schools, a scholarship search, and even a resume builder! You can select help by your school level. If asked to enter your password please use your entire 14 digit Ella Johnson Library barcode.