Helpful Websites – External

Developmental Math/College Algebra Features flashcard generator, games, and homework helpers for DM090 level students needing practice with basic math facts. Allows you to create your own algebra worksheet for personal review and practice. Offers helpful math tools such as free large grid graph paper, 4 quadrant graph paper, multiplication tables, algebra tiles, equation solving balance beam, etc. Website suitable for all levels of Developmental Math. Link to topics such as fractions (DMAT 090), Algebra I (DMAT 097-098), Algebra II (DMAT 098-099), PreCalculus and College Algebra (1414). Easy-to-comprehend notes on this website are in large handwriting. Most concepts are presented in step-by-step order. Highlighting is used for emphasis.
West Texas A&M
Virtual Math Lab
Features tutorials in Developmental Math 097 – 099 and College Math 1414, plus THEA prep. Features developmental through higher level math tutorials. Click “Lessons” on homepage to view a list of topics covered by this website.
Using the TI-83 graphing calculator Shows how to use the TI-83 graphing calculator
Using the TI-86 graphing calculator Shows how to use the TI-86 graphing calculator
Developmental Reading
Online Learning Center Website for the book commonly used in Richland Developmental Reading 090 courses.
Glendale College English Lab Learning Center Shows how to identify topic or detail sentences in paragraphs. Includes self-quizzes.
Learning Resources Comprehension practice website appropriate for DR 090 – 093 provides CBS5 and CNN news stories along with vocabulary explanation and multiple choice comprehension questions.
The Five Paragraph Essay Useful for any class in which essay writing is required; offers helpful color-coded steps needed to create a basic five paragraph essay.
Developmental Writing/English
Writing@CSU Provides an explanation of author’s purpose, audience types, and writing strategies.
Seven Types of Paragraph Development Presents seven types of paragraph development with examples of each.
Capital Community College
Guide to Grammar and Writing
Good site for DW093 to college-level student looking for detailed explanation of the writing process and correct grammar usage.
Study Skills
Bucks County Community College Simple tips and outlines for time management, reading, note-taking, writing and test-taking strategies. Many links to other websites.
THEA Preparation
THEA Official Texas THEA website includes a free THEA practice test.
WTA&MU Virtual Math Lab West Texas AMU’s tutorials for math portion of the THEA.
Disability/Learning Differences
Center for Brain Health Presents the findings of research at the University of Texas at Dallas concerning autism, ADHD, Alzheimer’s and other significant brain issues. Articles on different resources for understanding, protecting and healing the brain.
International Dyslexia Association The official website for the International Dyslexia Association (IDA), a nonprofit educational and scientific organization formerly known as the Orton Dyslexia Association; provides dyslexia fact sheets, a discussion forum, information on adaptive technology, and various other resources for individuals with dyslexia.
Davis Dyslexia Association International Presents an alternative view on dyslexia; website offers dyslexia discussion board and FAQ’s (frequently asked questions); viewer can customize the background color of the website to meet his/her needs.
Learning Disability Association Website for Learning Disability Association of America. Offers web pages which list the signs/symptoms of dysgraphia, dyslexia, dyscalculia and ADHD as well as provide strategies to cope with each of these disabilities.
Attention Deficit Disorder Association Official website for Attention Deficit Disorder Association, ADDA, provides informative resources and networking opportunities for adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (AD/HD).
Amen Clinics Website for the clinic started by Dr. Daniel G. Amen, author of several books including Change Your Brain, Change Your Life, Healing ADD, Making a Good Brain Great; site offers various tips for improving your brain’s function, such as “Brain Dos and Don’ts”, “10 Ways to Exercise Your Brain Healthy,” and “Music and the Brain.”
DBSA Website provides information about bi-polar disorder with links to support groups.
Laurent Clerc National Deaf Education Center Multiple links to information on deafness provided by the Clerc National Deaf Education Center at Gallaudet University
American Foundation for the Blind Home page of the American Foundation for the Blind offers facts about living with vision loss and links to organizations with services for people who are blind.