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The Library provides test preparation materials specifically for, but not limited to, the GED and ASVAB Exams. Additionally, the Clayton County Library System subscribes to the LearningExpress Library which offers free test preparation material on a wide range of subjects, including Reading and Writing Skills Improvement.

Aptitude and Assessment Information

web GED
Georgia Department of Technical & Adult Education The General Education Development Exam (GED) provides students who have not received a diploma from an accredited high school with an opportunity to earn a high school equivalency diploma. The Exam, made up of five parts, covers the following subjects: writing skills, social studies, science, interpreting literature and arts, and mathematics. More information about the GED is available at the Georgia Department of Technical and Adult Education.

web Georgia Assessments for the Certification of Educators
Georgia Educators are now required to take the GACE to become certified. Check out this link to get Registration info, Preparation Materials, etc.

web The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB)
A group of eight (8) sub tests that measure the test taker's aptitude for various careers. Only four (4) of the eight sub tests count toward your Armed Forces Qualifying Test (AFQT) score. The AFQT score determines whether or not you can enlist in the Armed Forces. More information is available from The ASVAB Program. Inquire at your local branch for ASVAB preparation books.

Free Practice Tests and Skill-Building Exercises

Practice Questions for ACT, AP Biology, MCAT, N-CLEX, SAT, Postal Exams, GED, GMAT, and more!

web Adult Learning Activities
This site has short educational and informative articles on a variety of topics, but has audio of each article to play along with the text. Created by the California Distance Learning Project.

galileo Learning Express Library
Test preparation for a variety of exams, and skill-improvement exercises for subjects including reading and writing. (GALILEO Password Required)

web Learning Resources
This site uses news stories to teach literacy. Each module contains the full text of each story and interactive activities to test comprehension. The learner can choose to read the text, listen to the text, and view a short video clip of the story.

web Test Prep Review
Sample COMPASS and Georgia High School Tests.

Reading Practice

web Picture Books: Enjoyable at Any Age
Suggested books that are easy to read, but will appeal to older learners.

Spanish Resources

web Bilingual Spanish, ESL, and Literacy Resources
Reading comprehension strategies, information about organizations supporting bilingual literacy, and recommended Spanish books for older readings.

Other Literacy Agencies

other Clayton County Adult Education Program
Clayton County offers day and night classes for Adult Basic Education GED Preparation and Adult Education English Literacy. Check this site for dates, times, and locations for the classes and the tests.

other International Rescue Committee (IRC)
ESL classes and Family Literacy. Phone 404-292-7731.

other Jewish Family and Career Services
ESL classes. Phone 770-677-9461.

web Latin-American Association
ESL classes. Phone 404-638-1800.

web Literacy Volunteers of America
ESL tutoring. Phone 404-377-7323.

other Refugee Family Services
ESL classes. Phone 404-299-6217.

Resources for Adult Literacy Teachers and Tutors

range Adult Education Books
The library has a number of books focusing on adult education and literacy topics. You may browse the books on the shelves and in the Reference section, or inquire at the information desk for assistance.
Call Number: 374

web Tips for Reading Tutors

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