When ASE students complained about not having enough science and social studies background knowledge for the GED Test, Woonsocket Learning Center ASE Instructor Shannon McLoud introduced them to Crash Course Videos. Click here to read (and see!) more...
Registration for daytime classes in Woonsocket is now open! We will be offering Basic Skills (Reading/Writing/Math), GED and NEDP prep, as well as ESL (English) classes.
Call or sign up online by April 9th. Please "Like" this status on our Facebook page and share it to help spread the word!
Registration must be in person. You must attend ALL required registration days; if you miss a day, you will have to wait until the next semester to sign up for classes. $15 non-refundable registration fee. 16 and 17-year-olds must submit ALP.
This month the Woonsocket Learning Center daytime ESL classes are exploring our new iPads. Students tried out and rated several apps during their computer class. Some of the most popular apps so far include: Duolingo, VocabBuilder (all levels), Arcade Lingo, Homophones, Hello Hello, Practice English Grammar, Counting Money, and Lexia Reading. Read more...
RIRAL's Testing Center (A PearsonVue Authorized Test Center) has expanded hours on Saturdays and added weekdays to accommodate additional testing. This has been very successful as those dates have been filling up fast. We currently estimate that about 40% of test takers are taking GED exams, while 60% are taking some type of industry certification.
PearsonVUE has a variety of exams that it offers and it is increasing as they enter into partnerships with other testing publishers. For a complete listing, please visit PearsonVUE's website.
Morning classes in Woonsocket are delayed 1 hour this morning (classes will begin at 10am). All evening classes will begin on time.
The Highlander Institute’s 4th Annual Blended Learning Conference will be held in Providence, Rhode Island at the University of Rhode Island Providence Feinstein Campus on Saturday, March 7th, 2015 from 8 A.M to 3:00 P.M. The conference will convene local, regional, and national experts sharing their models, products and insight to support innovative classroom practices around blended learning and technology integration!
GED Ready Tests are available for $1 each until February 28 (regularly $6 each). Use code READYFORABUCK at checkout.
First time scheduling a GED test? Use code FTFSAVE$10 at checkout to pay only $20 for your first test instead of $30.
Next week is February vacation - no classes. Classes will resume on Monday, February 23.
If you're looking for some self-study resources, check out the Student Resources section of our website.