In-person tutoring services are not being offered at this time.
Northstar Digital Literacy
Northstar Digital Literacy is an online tool that provides assessments, instructor-led curricula and self-directed online learning for basic digital literacy skills with a focus on ABE and ELL students. Organizations can use Northstar resources to determine needs, provide relevant instruction, and track results. NorthStar Digital Literacy is provided with support from Wisconsin Literacy. Please email LibraryRefugeeCommittee@milwaukee.gov for more information or to get started!
Learning Upgrade is a learning app that can be used on a smartphone, tablet, or web browser that includes over 1440 standards-based lessons that are individualized, self-paced, and comprehensive. Students can complete a placement exam to determine their current level and receive onboarding support in multiple languages. The app uses songs, video, and interactive practice questions to engage learners independently with multiple learning styles. The smartphone-based remote curriculum includes Literacy, ESL, ABE, Math, TOEFL/IELTS and GED Prep content. Learning Upgrade is provided with support from Wisconsin Literacy. Please email LibraryRefugeeCommittee@milwaukee.gov for more information or to get started!
Brainfuse is an online chat where you communicate with a tutor through typed messages. Seven days a week from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m., live tutors can assist you Help is available for all grades, from 1st grade to college-level coursework. Subjects range from basic reading and math to chemistry and calculus. Tutoring is available in English and Spanish. This service is available to City of Milwaukee residents with a valid library card. Brainfuse is generously sponsored by The Elizabeth J. Tellier Foundation.