Personal Information and Help
Suicide Help Online Remember ~ I care!
My Family in 2004
Learning Disabilities Association of America
This nail polish trick could save your life or the life of someone else!
From reducing stress to getting great discounts on Software at Collegebuys.org
A GREAT resource for Community College Students is the
Foundation for CA Community Colleges Website
Click on this link for CAREER PLACEMENT SERVICES that include help with
resumes, cover letters, interviewing skills, job placement, and more!
There are constantly new INTERNSHIP LISTINGS available by clicking on
the Internships Link at http://www.elcamino.edu/studentservices/cps
If you're looking for something that is not on this site, you may
go to 204B in the Student Services Bldg. These are exciting opportunities!
Student Comments about Human Development
classes! If you're struggling with school, goals, &
organization, a course like this may be just what you need.
HOMELESS or BATTERED? Click on this link to a word doc
with shelter information
More resources for help for the homeless and other needs
Homeless to Harvard ~ Times article
Stop Procrastinating Today! Check out this cool link from
www.onlineorganizing.com Content provided by OnlineOrganizing.com --
offering "a world of organizing solutions!" Visit www.onlineorganizing.com for organizing
products, free tips, a speakers bureau, get a referral for a Professional Organizer near you, or get some help starting and running your own organizing business.
Never Give Up! Employ interdependence! Learn from mistakes! Follow your dreams!
Emergency Suppies Checklist
Preparing Your Family for an Earthquake
Earthquake: Duck, Cover, and Hold Drill
Reducing Anxiety Article:
Thanks to Jeff Cohen, ECC Instructor, for this
Time Management Sheet. Plan out your week on this!
Videos I decided were worth watching more than once:
When the world gets you down, click on this for a pick-me-up
Welcome to the world!
Loving the messages this kid shares
This is amazing all the way to the end! Arf! Arf!
Added 3-22-09: Can you read forwards & backwards?
Amazing video sent by a former student
Hey Simon, this bird has talent!
These 5 minutes probably took 5 years to master, or more!
What will be the impact you have on the world?
The Last Lecture ~ Are you afraid of your failures?
In memory: Thanks for the inspiration! July 2008
Directions for creating your own ECC email account
For visual learners, check out this site for help:
Learning Resource Center Tutors and Online Tutoring Link
LINK TO THE ECC WRITING CENTER HERE
VOLUNTEER TODAY: FIND OUT HOW IT CAN HELP YOU HERE!
Please remember the words of Martin Luther King, Jr. ~
"Life's persistent and most urgent question is, 'What are you doing for
A wonderful Assignment Calculator to help your time management!
Link to an online stopwatch here. Set it for 1/2 hour of reading time now, and don't stop reading until it rings!
Dr. Sue Dowden's student, Chris Meehan, made this great video about the homeless. This should inspire your Service Learning project. Awesome work, Chris!
Inspired to Volunteer? Find a place to help out others here!
Link to Scavenger Hunt and Download as a Word document
Note Taking Tips!
If you're having trouble with main ideas and supporting
details, visit this site and try these exercises. After you guess your
answer, click on "explain" to see if you got it right. It will also
explain why all the other choices are incorrect!
You might also try a tutor in the Learning Resources Center or in
the Writing Center.
Power Point Class and Instructor Introduction
Check out these Student Comments about Human
If you're struggling with school, goals, & organization, a course
like this may be just what you need. Also, check out the first site on
Really Cool Stuff below in purple!
ECC Writing Center: Help with Essay Organization, MLA and
New~Spring 2010 Academic Success Videos!
APA formatting, and Grammar ~ Plus: Prewriting & Workshops!
Workshops are not offered due to Budget Cuts, but tutors are still available.
Link to Greek & Latin Roots
Link to information on how to access free tutoring for ECC students here, and then link to free tutoring in many subjects
Check out Academic Strategies Classes to improve your
weak areas! NOTE: Math Anxiety has been cut due to the budget!
Link to Townsend Press www.townsendpress.com
Find a plethora of poems at www.poemhunter.com
Find free essays, books, poems, etc. at www.readprint.com
Link to this Word document for instructions on creating a Word .doc out of an Inspiration outline!
Hear words at www.yourdictionary.com
ORGANIZE IDEAS, LEARN MATH, PRACTICE LISTENING AND PRONUNCIATION,
and READ COOL STUFF
MRS. B's FAVORITE! I could have put this under personal help or class help, but it is
really cool. Use this to help you with your mapping & essay writing. Heck, use it to
guide you toward success in college and life. Improve everything from procrastination,
to writing, to math! GREAT FOR ESL TOO!
Check out this cool Grammar practice with explanations from the Big Dog why you got it
wrong! It even includes MLA formatting!
HOT ~ NEW ~ Added Spring 2009 ~ GREAT FOR ESL AND ENL!
Free online practice for Pronunciation, Listening Skills, and Building General Skills in
English, including Expressions and Idioms!
Great site for students, instructors, and ESL/ELL to help with sentence structure and grammar.
Online Learning Style Assessment! Discover how you can be more successful in
school! Print out your results and the solutions to balance your learning style with your
instructor's teaching style.
Math, Science, Finance, Economics, and Humanities at one of the best educational sites! http://www.khanacademy.org/
Websites for Interesting Reading/Current News/Events
See the ECC Library Homepage for Searchable Topics
and more choices! Go to MyECC and Log In, then select
More GRAMMAR websites.There's even grammar for your MP3!
Daily Writing Tips - Grammar and More
Our ECC instructor, Sara Blake, did some hard work finding all these links
to help students with her
ECC Student Guide to Free Online Writing Resources
ESL help with a Summary of Verb Tenses
ESL practice exercises. This site has a ton of info!
The ECC Library catalog at your fingertips
Your English textbooks' website. Register your name to save online exercises. Do
the Townsend Press exercises for your lab portfolio. Explore the website for some very
cool stuff. Click on the free online exercises from the English Essentials book from
Townsend Press for help with Grammar!
Click on these free grammar exercises from Diana Hacker
Academic Strategies courses can help you make your weaknesses disappear!
How about this METRIC CONVERSION CALCULATOR!
A plethora of helpful Web Links for Humans!
More wonderful Web Links including an Interactive Time Chart. How do you spend your week?
Thanks to instructor Linda Ho for having this cool math site linked so I could find it
Do you need help with ESL issues? Click on the wonderful links provided by our own
fabulous instructor, Rita Fork. Check out her website!
For assistance with MLA formatting, try the Purdue Owl:
Great Site for Electronic Texts on the Internet:
More grammar usage sites including PowerPoints
(lay vs lie and many others):
Ideas for organizing your thoughts, try Paradigm, The Online Writing
For help with writing a literary analysis, grammar, and MLA
formatting, try The Literary Link:
More grammar websites from ECC instructors:
Grammar from ECC instructor Bruce Peppard here at ECC
Not everything is English. This site has basic Language Arts skills and also has some great practice from basic Math through Algebra 2 and Geometry. http://www.ixl.com/
All graphics from ECC archives, personal photos, Google and other Free Images on the web