Students and Learners:
How to Do Things in the U.S.
This website connects low-income households to information and resources
around the things that matter most to them: health, jobs, money,
education and family.
Community Corner shows online content relevant to low-income, ethnically-diverse
populations. The site has carefully-chosen links and information
that connect people to community, education and employment-related
resources that can benefit the whole family.
This is a new online library providing easy-to-find and easy-to-use
information (in English) for low-to-intermediate level adult readers.
This Website can be used by anyone looking for a wide range of information,
from housing and jobs to history and government.
This site orients newcomers to how various U.S. systems
work. Although the information is, at times, dense, this is a useful
resource to learn about banking, credit cards, drivers licenses,
sending money abroad, finding a school, and many other systems that
immigrants need to navigate.
in the USA
The creator of the Life
in the USA site, Elliot Essman, has put together information
(from his own point of view) on many different aspects of US culture
for immigrants and visitors to the US. This site is for advanced
to Write a Check
This website shows you how to write a check. It uses video. You
need a fast Internet connection to see this site.
a Student Health Project
This student health project about stress includes student writings
about their own experience, health facts, and ideas for relieving
A Student-Written Article about Stress and Peer Education
A Student Project on Stress