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In Archimedes' time the agora was a marketplace where folks could find almost anything they needed. In the Eureka! AGORA you will be able to find an "Assemblage of Great Online Resources for Adults"

Writing Mini Lessons

The writing workshop begins with a mini-lesson of five to thirty minutes and continues with independent writing

Free Online GED Videos

Target areas of greatest need for GED prep with 39 free videos. Residents of Ohio can register at the Ohio GED Video Site Others can follow the directions to use CETconnect and other video sites. Thanks to the Ohio Community Computing Network (OCCN) & the Ohio Literacy Network (OLN) for creating these videos.

Sentence Starters

Need help to begin writing? Use this link to help you get writing.

Online Writing Center

The Online Writing Center offers strategies for tackling a range of writing assignments that one may encounter in school. We also include a section about common grammatical errors to watch out for, as well as information on writing proper citations..

365 Creative Writing Prompts

If you want to become a better writer, the best thing you can do is practice writing every single day. But we know sometimes it can be hard to think of what to write about! So we put together this list of 365 creative writing prompts to give you something to write about daily. Whether you write short stories, poems, or like to keep a journal – these will stretch your imagination and give you some ideas on what to write about!

Purdue OWL Engagement

The Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue University houses writing resources and instructional material, and we provide these as a free service of the Writing Lab at Purdue. Students, members of the community, and users worldwide will find information to assist with many writing projects. Teachers and trainers may use this material for in-class and out-of-class instruction.

Guide to Grammar & Writing

Guide to Grammar & Writing is a website that provides information, definitions, quizzes, and other information. Just choose a topic from the drop down menu and information on that subject will be presented.

Write! Write! Write!

"If you wish to become a writer, write!" These words are as true today as they were when the Greek philosopher Epictetus said them nearly 2000 years ago. In ABLE classes, students write paragraphs, essays and other formal pieces.

Yet informal writing is just as important as formal writing. Indeed, if you keep track of your own writing over the next day or two, you'll probably discover that most of your writing is informal. Surely we want students to become comfortable with informal writing.


MLA Citation Help

Looking for a way to help students learn the MLA citation and bibliography style? Check out .

Students can enter the information they have on over 50 different information sources. The website then creates the citation using MLA style. The citation can then be copied and pasted into a word processing document. It is a great way to have students practice citations and then check it against the website produced ones.

Ohio Literacy Resource Center
Research 1 - 1100 Summit St.
Kent State University
PO Box 5190
Kent, Ohio 44242-0001
Ohio Literacy Resource Center Phone: 330-672-2007
In Ohio Only: 800-765-2897
Fax: 330-672-4841
TTY: 330-672-2379