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Study Resources

PCC EdReady Literacy Library

The PCC EdReady Literacy Library is a platform that provides students with resources for Basic Computer Skills, Basic Skills Math Reading and Language, CASAS Math and English Prep, and TEAS Prep. EdReady Literacy Library offers assessments, tutorials, and additional study materials. Watch the tutorial video below to learn how to create an account and get started.

 

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RISE Placement Test Resources

The following resources are beneficial in helping you prepare for the English and Math portions of the RISE Placement Test.

English

Grammarbook
Explains English grammar rules and offers free online quizzes.

HippoCampus
Multimedia instruction on a variety of topics.

Infoplease
Free encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, dictionary, and thesaurus. Also provides online quizzes.

OWL Purdue Writing Lab
Free resources for writing and teaching writing, research, grammar and mechanics, style guides, ESL (English as a second language), and job search and professional writing.

Study.com
Reading comprehension strategies & resources.

Townsend Press Learning Center
Practice exercises in English/grammar/writing, reading, and vocabulary.

Practice Tests

CollegeBoard ACCUPLACER Reading Sample Questions
The free ACCUPLACER study tool provides official practice tests with answer explanations for both correct and incorrect answers.

Rise Placement Test Prep – English
English Tiers 1 and 2 practice tests with answer keys and explanations.

Math

CoolMath.com Math Survival Guide
Helpful math tips from a person who hated math.

Khan Academy
Short video lessons on a variety of topics.

IXL
IXL helps students master essential skills at their own pace through fun and interactive questions, built-in support, and motivating awards.

Math.com
Free math lessons and math homework help from basic math to algebra, geometry and beyond.

Math is Fun
Math explained in easy language, plus puzzles, games, worksheets and an illustrated dictionary.

Mathispower4u Tutorials
Over 7,000 free mini-lessons and example videos. All videos are close-captioned and ADA-compliant.

Math Planet Algebra 1
Algebra 1 math course divided into 12 chapters and each chapter is divided into several lessons. Each lesson includes theory, examples, and video lessons.

Math Planet Algebra 2
Algebra 2 math course divided into 12 chapters and each chapter is divided into several lessons. Each lesson includes theory, examples, and video lessons.

MathTV.com (English & Spanish)
Free math videos ranging from basic math to calculus.

MathVids
Free math videos taught by dozens of different teachers for your unique learning style.

Oliver’s Learning
A PDF of basic arithmetic, math, and algebra.

OpenAlgebra
Free algebra study guide with videos.

Patrick Just Math Tutorials
Free math videos taught by a math teacher.

Physics Forums
An online community for students, scientists, educators, or hobbyists to learn and discuss science. Their main focus is physics, but also cater STEM fields, including engineering, chemistry, biology, mathematics, etc. STEM homework help for students is available, as well as academic and career guidance.

PurpleMath
Free and clear online algebra help, including lessons, quizzes, and worksheets.

SparkNotes
Study guides from basic equations to advanced calculus.

Virtual Nerd
Over 1,500 video lessons covering Middle Grades Math through Algebra 2.

Visual Fractions
Variety of online calculators.

Practice Tests

CollegeBoard Accuplacer Arithmetic Sample Questions
The free ACCUPLACER study tool provides official practice tests with answer explanations for both correct and incorrect answers.

Rise Placement Test Prep – Math
Math Tiers 1, 2, and 3 sample tests with answer keys and explanations.