These links are divided into sections on Reading, Computer Literacy, CBET (Community Based Education and Training) materials, and reference materials for teachers.
http://www.starfall.com/ - This site is designed for children, but can be useful for adults learning to read. It provides practice identifying the written and oral forms of the alphabet, practice with phonics, practice reading words and short stories. It is very interactive and colorful, and could be especially useful for adults with small children.
http://pbskids.org/lions/%20%20%20- This PBS site is also for children, providing reading games, stories, and video clips.
http://www.eslfast.com/#A - This site offers over 260 short stories with text and audio appropriate for Low Intermediate ESL students. There is also a link to activities for sentence structure writing practice.
http://computersforadultenglishlearners.webs.com/ - This useful site provides training for ESL students on how to use a mouse, how to search the internet and sign up for an email account, and how to make a word document. It also teaches useful vocabulary using videos and a picture dictionary.
Typing lessons and typing tests:
http://www.powertyping.com/ - Free typing tests and typing practice. Directions are complicated - to use this site with students, teachers would need to provide an in-class tutorial showing them how to follow the directions.
http://www.typingweb.com/tutor/- This site also provides free typing practice. If you want the computer to track your progress, you must log in, but just doing the exercises does not require login.
http://www.superpages.com/adultlearners/course.html -Adults with low-level reading skills can learn basic computer and Internet search skills while they practice reading and writing using a free online course developed by the partnership of ProLiteracy.
San Diego's Community College's Continuing Ed CBET lessons - CBET (Community-Based English Tutoring) website maintained by San Diego's Community College Continuing Education department. The site provides lessons and materials.
National Institute for Literacy: Adults Section The website from this government program provides information, standards, advice, tests and materials to help your adult students attain literacy or improve literacy levels.
Adult Literacy and Technology Network - This site has links to useful teacher resources including lesson plans, and webquests for adult literacy students. There are also links for students, but these tend to be outdated and/or overly wordy tutorials on using the internet and computers.
Outreach and Technical Assistance Network (OTAN) for Adult Educators - This website provides valuable information and resources for adult educators, including teaching tools and resources with useful web-based activities, links to libraries for further research, classroom resources, information about finding other adult educators, and even a job forum.